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POSTPONED = Disney World Trip (pre-G.I.R.L. 2020)

Date:
Sat Oct 17, 8:00 AM - Fri Oct 23, 8:00 PM EST
Location:
Walt Disney World, Orlando, FL
Category:
Adventurers
Level:
Ambassador, Cadette, Senior, Junior
 

POSTPONED: This trip will return in October 2023 for the next Girl Scout convention in Orlando, Florida. 

The Skyline Adventurers are coordinating a pre-G.I.R.L. 2020 trip to Disney World for Juniors to Adults. The time at Disney will begin on Saturday, October 17, with check-out on Friday, October 23. Times can be adjusted for those who wish to spend a shorter time at Disney. The 6-day time frame will allow for girls 11+ years old to join in the activities at Girl Scout G.I.R.L. 2020 (takes place Friday, October 23 to Sunday, October 25). Participants may be either adults or girls; however, all adults must be registered and have a cleared background check. Girls can attend with their troop or with a parent/guardian. All troop leaders must have appropriate training including GS201 Trips and Overnight Training and basic first-aid. All prices include the following:

  • Accommodations
  • Tickets (5-day park hopper pass plus an additional day at a water park)
  • Meals (12 counter service lunches/dinners and 6 breakfasts) 
  • Educational Program (girls only); behind the scenes tour at Disney

Lodging will be at a value-priced Disney resort such as Disney’s Pop Century. There will be the option of double, triple, quad or quint occupancy for each room. Tickets are available at a discounted rate through the YES educational program. For each girl attending, one adult can purchase a ticket at the lower rate. If there are more adults than girls, then there will be an additional charge of $172 for each adult ticket. If this is necessary, the cost will first be applied to adults travelling without girl(s). Transportation and G.I.R.L. 2020 registration fees are not included. Adventurers coordinators are able to provide guidance for transportation arrangements and G.I.R.L. 2020 registration. Additional lodging nights are available for Friday and Saturday nights at $192 per night.

Participants may attend as individuals (with sponsor/adult/parent) or troops (with appropriate # of leaders/adults). Parent/guardian or leader will need to stay during the program.

Date/Time: Saturday, October 17, to Friday, October 23
Location: Walt Disney World, Orlando, FL
Who: Juniors (girls 11 years+), Cadettes, Seniors, Ambassadors & Adults

Girl/Adult Cost: Double: $1,210; Triple: $1,020; Quad: $925; Quint: $870 [all-inclusive pricing is based on room occupancy and is per person in each room; prices may increase slightly due to changes in meal pricing; please note that since this is a Girl Scout organized trip most prices are tax-exempt (approximate 15-18% reduction in cost)]
Deposit: an initial deposit of $200 will be required to hold a spot for this trip

Min/Max: 10/30 girls (for this trip to happen there must be a minimum of 10 girls attending)
Badge/Patch Included: no; Adventurers patch available for $2, Adventurers bandanna $5, Adventurers t-shirts $12 (please indicate item and size on registration)

Registration Opens: January 1, 2020
Registration Closes: July 1, 2020
Adventurers Scholarship Deadline: June 24, 2020

To Register: mail Adventurers Registration (#2277) along with the $200 deposit (checks made payable to Adventurers-Girl Scout Troop 1912):

Amy Swisher
574 Ridge Rd
Fairfield VA 24435


Or you can pay with Venmo (@Adventurers-GSTroop1912) OR by credit card (small fee may apply using credit card) by contacting Laura Burchett at Lauraburchett90@gmail.com

Questions: Amy Swisher, aklswish@yahoo.com or 540-460-7221
Note: payment schedule will be provided upon registration with final payment due by September 1, 2020.

Adventurers Scholarship
Through the generosity of donors, a scholarship fund has been established in honor of our group’s founder, Barbara Duerk, to help girls participate in Adventurers activities. The fund is of limited availability and each application will be considered on a case by case basis. Details, criteria and application for this scholarship fund can be found here. Please submit scholarship applications one week before the program's registration close date. Have questions? Reach out to this program's coordinator listed here or directly to The Adventurers: adventurers1912@gmail.com

LEARN ABOUT THE ADVENTURERS HERE
Adventurers is an action-oriented group of older Girl Scouts who are seeking exciting activities to challenge their capabilities, broaden their horizons, and increase their self-confidence. It is for girls age 11-17 and in grades 6-12. Members often participate in rock climbing, caving, kayaking, backpacking, travel, hiking and other similar high-adventure activities. Check-out the latest Adventurers news via our Facebook private group and Instagram page.