Participate in three days of volunteer activities in Sarapiqui and explore Costa Rica’s tropical rainforest at La Selva Biological Station, an internationally renowned research center owned by the Organization for Tropical Studies. Then continue to the Arenal Region for activities including a hike to La Fortuna Waterfall, kayaking, a canopy tour, and much more!Who
Girl Scout Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors who are age 14 or older by May 1, 2015. Must be willing to be a part of the team and take part in all planning and preparation activities.
Approximately $2,700. Fee includes airfare, transportation, accommodations, three meals daily, full time tour director, and all entrance fees. Pre-trip personal expenses not included in the fee: valid passport, current immunizations, and current health exam. Other personal expenses include: souvenirs/pocket money, and snacks. Girls may be eligible for Juliette Low Leadership Society Assistance Funds.
Worried about cost? We know it’s a sizeable financial commitment, but we’re here to help make it happen. Here are just a few of the options available to you:
- Earn Cookie Credit from the Girl Scout Cookie Sales.
- Participate in Cookie Sales with this group to earn group proceeds for the trip. If needed, the group may plan other money-earning projects.
- Participate in the Fall Product Sale and apply for credit toward the trip.
- Apply to the Juliette Low Leadership Society Assistance Fund.
Dana Whittaker, DWhittaker@gseok.org, 918-745-5240 or 800-707-9914 ext. 240.
Complete and submit the GSEOK Council-sponsored Travel Opportunity Form #540F, by Friday, April 18, 2014. Using Form #542F, request two adults (no relatives) provide references that are sent directly by the writer to GSEOK by Friday, April 18, 2014. All applicable forms for girls and adults are available on the council website.