Girl Scouts destinations is a nationwide program for Cadettes and above, offering girls national and international travel opportunities to meet other girls from across the country or around the world. Girl Scout destinations fall into five categories: international, outdoors, science, people, and getaways. Facilitated by Girl Scouts of the USA and hosted by individual Girl Scout councils, GSUSA, and contracted organizations, such as Outward Bound, Girl Scout destinations events or trips open girls up to whole new worlds and ideas.
GS destinations for the current year can be found at: http://www.girlscouts.org/forgirls/travel/destinations/.
After choosing the destination(s), girls and parents should fill out the applications completely and submit to the Diamonds Council Travel Staff Advisor by the following deadlines:
November 15th for First Round Selections
January 10th for Second Round Selections
To ensure that all girls who wish to take part in GS destinations, regardless of their financial situation, the Diamonds Council offers partial financial assistance as follows:
- 1st time participants may be awarded up to 50% of the event registration fee
- 2nd time participants may be awarded up to 30% of the event registration fee
- 3rd time participants may be awarded up to 25% of the event registration fee
- After attending three GS destinations events, council assistance is not guaranteed and will be at the discretion of the VP of Program and/or CEO.
For complete destinations assistance information and/or GS destinations Assistance Application, click here. All requests for destinations assistance should be submitted to Council along with the destinations event forms.