Being outside is a great way for girls to explore leadership, build skills, and develop a deep appreciation for nature. Whether they spend an afternoon exploring a local hiking trail or a week at camp, being outside gives girls an opportunity to grow, explore Get Outdoors and have fun in a whole new environment.

For more information about the Four Ways Girl Scouts Builds Girl Leaders in the Outdoors click here. 

To read the 2019 Report from the Girl Scout Research Institute: Girl Scouts Soar in the Outdoors, click here. 

Remember: If girls will go on an overnight trip or engage in any high adventure activity, you must have GSNorCal approval for your activity. 

Interest Groups

Outdoor Interest Groups provide volunteer-run, girl-centered outdoor program opportunities for older girls. All Girl Scouts, grades 5-12, are welcome to join whether they are independent Girl Scouts or members of a traditional troop. Outdoor Interest Groups include Backpacking, High-Adventure, Mariners, Travel & Older Girl Adventure Interest Groups. For more information, please visit:Interest Groups

Ropes Course Rentals

We offer different options for groups to choose from when renting the ropes course at either Camp Bothin or Skylark Ranch. Unique opportunities are available to build teamwork with your troop, develop climbing skills, participate in an individual challenge, and more through this ultimate high adventure activity! [Property & Rental Information: Ropes Course Rentals]

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