Lynnhaven Shores Service Unit    #250

Girl Scout Council of the Colonial Coast -- Virginia Beach, VA          
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Trips & Travel Options

"You're off to great places.  Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting,  So... get on your way!" ~ Dr. Seuss
Trips for Troops

LSSU Leader recommended local day and overnight trips for troops.
Events to attend as individuals or troops
GSCCC hosted educational and fun program opportunities for girls in grades K-12. All activities are developed to provide girls at each level a variety of choices and experiences.
High Adventure Group

Wild Things provides adventurous outdoor activities to meet older girl's capabilities, build teamwork skills, and increase their self-confidence. Activities are tailored to girls age 12-17, in grades 6-12.
How far will your Girl Scout experience take you? 
Check out Girl Scout Destinations, the ultimate adventure program for girls ages 11 and older.  With a ton of different trips to apply for every year—from surfing camp on the east coast and breathtaking hikes out west, to the crazy-cool wonder of new cultures abroad—there’s something amazing for everyone to experience.

Forms Required Pre-Trip For Permission

Basic day trip with no risky activities: 

Submit a LSSU Trip Request


Day trip with risky activities:

Submit a GSCCC Trip Form

to SU Program Consultant

Overnight with more than 2 nights

or outside of council boundaries: 

Submit a National Trip Form 

to SU Program Consultant 

Out of the Country:

Submit an International Trip Form

to SU Program Consultant

Forms Carried On All Trips

Medical Form 

 The Adult/Girl Health History Form 

should be filled out for each Girl on the trip. 

Appropriate Permission Slip

Trips away from normal meeting place need a Caregivers Permission for Girl Scout Activities Form filled out.  Overnight trips need a Caregivers Permission for Trip/Camp Activity Form completed.


Driver Form

The Driver for a Girl Scout Activity Form should be filled out for any driver transporting girls to an event.  

Important Things Needed For Travel

Keep the following forms with you:

Health History Form and appropriate

Permission Slip

Fully Trained Volunteers; be sure to meet the girl/adult ratio for both age level and activity.  Refer to chart for specifics. 

Certified First Aider; be sure to bring your individual first aid kit on all trips. 

Specialized Trained Volunteer when the trip/activity requires it. (ie canoe instructor) 

Other Important Trips & Travel Information


This online form can be used for day trips and single overnight trips that do not involve high risk activities. Submit  a minimum of 5 days in advance of trip. If you do not meet the 5 day requirement, please CALL SU Director Susan Ramsland.




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When preparing for any activity with girls, always begin with the Safety Activity Checkpoints (SACs) written specifically for that particular activity.







Out & About, an online class, reviews the GSUSA and GSCCC guidelines for planning age-appropriate day or overnight trips away from a troop or group’s scheduled meeting place. It covers the paperwork necessary for trip permission and approval.