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Interest Groups

Interest Groups provide volunteer-run outdoor program opportunities for older girls. All Girl Scouts in grades 5-12 are welcome to join, whether they are independent Scouts or members of a traditional troop. 

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Backpacking Interest Group
Backpack with Girl Scouts and put your back-country camping skills to work! No prior experience is needed. Check out the website for more info.

 

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High Adventure Girl Scouts
Brainstorm, research, and vote on four high adventure trips each year. Trips take place on weekends and includes an on overnight campout. Previous trips have included Moaning Caverns, Elkhorn Slough, snow tubing in the Sierras, white water rafting on the American River. Contact this group.

 

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Mariner Girl Scouts
On Mariner Scout Ship TRADEWIND, girls in 8th grade through high school can participate in team building, leadership, and fun adventures involving boating and sailing. Check out the website for more info. 


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Astronomy Club
Join the new Girl Scout Astronomy Club in the East Bay Area. High School-aged Girl Scouts are welcome to join and explore the cosmos, plan field trips, enjoy night sky viewings, and more space related activities!

If you are interested in joining the East Bay club, please contact the organizers at gsnorcal.astronomyclub@gmail.com.

If you'd like to start a club in your area, please contact info@girlscoutsnorcal.org.