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Member submitted travel stories

Girl Scouts complete a 50 mile canoe trip


Submitted by Judy Moisey Asay, Troop Leader 548 Colorado Girl Scouts participated in a 50 mile canoe trip to the Buffalo National River in Arkansas this summer. The Buffalo National River is the only river in the US that is a … Continue reading

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Troop travel shines light on progression, sisterhood


The “ah-ha” moments stacked up like shiny silver dollars on Wheat Ridge Troop 2510’s trip to Buena Vista this month. As the troop leader for 19 girls who are preparing for the awkward, confusing and tumultuous two years known as … Continue reading

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Butterflies, Pyramids, Festivals and Service highlight “Milkweeds” Sojourn to Our Cabana


From Penny Roberts, Colorado Girl Scout alumna and volunteer A year or so ago, the Girl Scouts of Colorado Promise Partners adult alumnae group decided it wanted to go to the International Festival & Butterfly Event at Our Cabana, the Girl … Continue reading

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Upcoming Outdoor Adventure Canoe Trips


Join us for a 5 day trip on the Buffalo National River in Arkansas. We leave for Arkansas on May 31st, and return to Colorado on June 8th, 2014. It is a two day drive, but it is worth the … Continue reading

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Travel Updates


The deadline to submit applications for GSUSA destinations is November 22. See all the great trips here: http://forgirls.girlscouts.org/travel/take-a-trip/destinations/ We are also looking at a plan for GSCO international trips over the next 5 years. The tentative plan is below. These … Continue reading

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Trip to Pax Lodge in England


Submitted by Katy Herstein Highlands Ranch After touring the British countryside with my family, we visited Pax Lodge in London. Our tour was given by Stella, a 28- year-old girl guide from Uganda. Volunteers at Pax Lodge come for 6 … Continue reading

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Explore the World Centers Webinar October 16


Join singer/songwriter Melinda Caroll, known for We Change the World and Ignite!, in a special webinar sing-a-long in exploring your WAGGGS World Centres! ‘Explore the World Centres’ will be held on the 16th of October, 2-3pm Eastern Daylight Time. Sign … Continue reading

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London to Lucerne: a GS dream come true


Submitted by Penny Roberts Northern Colorado & Northeastern Colorado Ever since I was 7 years old I wanted to go Our Chalet, the first Girl Scout and Girl Guide World Center in Adelboden, Switzerland. I had seen pictures of Our … Continue reading

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Girl Scout Troop 66: Trip to Maui


Submitted by Leina Hutchinson of Fort Collins One of the last adventures for a Girl Scout troop to embark upon is the journey over seas, or over the Pacific Ocean, in our case. Despite the fact that Troop 66 had … Continue reading

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Global Girl Scouting Training Video Posted


Learn more about Global Girl Scouting and Get Involved! Through Global Girl Scouting, Girls can: Earn the Girl Scouts Global Action Award. Participate in World Thinking Day on February 22. Visit the four WAGGGS world centers. Participate in international travel. … Continue reading

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