They develop interest, confidence, competence and advocacy. Outdoor experiences prepare girls for adventure, inspire environmental stewardship and instill natural curiosity that activates risk-taking in our young leaders.
Outdoor Progression allows Girl Scouts to learn the skills they need to become competent in the outdoors, including how to plan and organize outdoor activities. Acknowledge a girl's mastery of an outdoor skill and invite her to challenge herself further by taking that next step up and out! Outdoor fun can be endless when girls lead!
Learn how to begin sharing the outdoors with your troop with on-demand courses in gsLearn.
First Aid/CPR Certification
Thanks to a grant from the Elliott Wildlife Values Project, GSUSA has created nine new outdoor skill-building videos especially for volunteers newer to Girl Scouts and older Girl Scouts as they take younger girls outside:
Health & Permission Form (PDF)
Travel Application – The travel application must be submitted for council approval prior to any troop/group travel that includes 1 or more overnights. Prepare to submit the application by completing the Travel Planing Packet to submit with the application.