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Travel Opportunities

If there’s one thing Girl Scouts love, it’s traveling. From the field trips they take as Brownies to the global adventures they go on as teens, exploring different places and cultures is an important part of scouting. Where can you go as a Girl Scout? We’re glad you asked. You have the opportunity to travel to places like China, Costa Rica, Switzerland, Patagonia, Peru, Scotland, Germany, Mexico… the list goes on!

If you’re wondering how to pay for it all, don’t fret. Money earned from participating in the Girl Scout Cookie Program is often used to help finance travel opportunities.

Girl Scouts' Destinations | 2021 & 2022 Trip Options

Are you a Girl Scout aged 11-17? Do you love to travel? Are you ready to strike out on your own to explore new places? Girl Scouts' Destinations are the ultimate adventure for individual girls—with tons of different domestic and international trips every year, there’s something amazing for everyone. 

2021 UPDATE: Because of continuing pandemic-related issues and our commitment to ensuring that girls remain safe first and foremost, Destinations will not take place during summer 2021. We hope you’ll join a Destination in 2022! 

Head over to GS Destinations to view a full list of opportunities and to submit your online application.

Questions about Destinations? Contact the Administrative Coordinator at 973-842-4221 or programs@gshnj.org.  

Costa Rica | 2022 GSHNJ Trip Option

GSHNJ is going to Costa Rica in 2022 – and we have a ticket with your name on it. Don’t miss out on this new and exciting opportunity just for older girls.

We’re planning some live info sessions to tell you more about it, and will post those soon. In the meantime, you’ll find slides from a 2020 info session here along with other helpful information like a detailed itinerary, enrollment instructions, GSHNJ’s money-earner policies, and more. They haven’t been updated for the switch to 2022, yet, but the information is the same!

Ready to sign up? Find out more about traveling with EF Tours for Girl Scouts, and enroll! Questions? Find us at programs@gshnj.org.

NOTE: families who registered for Costa Rica 2021 received email notice of the postponement on 1/25/21, which included rescheduling options. Reach out to info@gshnj.org if you didn’t receive it, or need help.