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destinations: Discover the World

December 3, 2013

By Nephitearya Bailey, Program Director

passportPicture it! Explore the deserts of Morocco, climb Mt. Fuji, write, direct, produce and edit your own film, learn the art of wilderness photography in the Sierras

Map it! North & South America, the Caribbean, Europe & Asia

Be it!  Willing to push yourself beyond your everyday expectations

Plan it!  Summer 2014

Get it!  www.girlscouts.org/travel

$ it!  Oh what a cookie can help do!

Every girl everywhere deserves the chance to discover the world beyond her everyday scope and connect with others globally. Typically girl members of Girl Scouts- NC Coastal Pines participate in this type of travel through their troop. However, there is another opportunity for a teen in Girl Scouting to expand her personal experience through travel.

From Wyoming to China, there are dozens of opportunities in the coming year for Girl Scouts ages 11-17 to expand their horizons and meet other Girl Scouts from around the county. These opportunities are a part of a GSUSA program called destinations.

So what is a destination exactly? These are continental and international travel events sponsored and endorsed by GSUSA. The trips are divided into several categories: international, outdoors, science, people, apprenticeships and getaways. See here for a list of the 2014 destinations.

With so many choices, you have the opportunity to pick a destination that fits your interests and desires. No matter which destination you choose to apply, you will have the experience of a lifetime! But don’t just take our word for it, hear from other Girl Scouts about their travel experiences on GSUSA’s travel site for girls.

If you are interested in applying for a destinations opportunity or are interested in travel with Girl Scouts, contact Program Director Nephitearya Bailey.

Now, where would you like to explore?

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