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Golden Gate Bridging


Golden Gate Bridging is the biggest event of the year for Girl Scouts of Northern California. 7,000 girls and their fellow Girl Scout sisters from across the country cross the iconic Golden Gate Bridge as they transition from Juniors to Cadettes. The bridging is followed by a party on Crissy Field with music, fun activity booths, and the largest friendship circle this side of the Mississippi.

Participating in this special event is a once in a lifetime opportunity and a great introduction to older girl programs and the Girl Scout Leadership Experience. 


Saturday, April 25, 2020


Golden Gate Bridge (and surrounding areas), San Francisco

Ticket Cost

Girl Participants
$50.00 per Girl Member of GSNorCal
$60.00 per Girl - Out of Council 

Adult Participants

$50.00 per Adult Member of GSNorCal
$60.00 per Adult - Out of Council 

Tickets are non-refundable, but transferring tickets is easy! Mail hard copies of the tickets or email a copy of the tickets to the buying party. Don't worry about changing the names on the ticket. If the ticket scans, we accept it.

Please note this event is open to 5th grade bridging Juniors only.

When buying your tickets, please make sure to adhere to the appropriate youth to chaperone ratio. See the table below for how many chaperones you must have.

# of Girls Min. Adult
Max. Adults
1 1 1
2-3 2 2
4-8 2 2
9-11 2 3
12-14 2 4
15-16 2 5
17 3 5
18-20 3 6
21-24 3 7
25-27 4 8

Commemorative apparel is available for the Golden Gate Bridging event. Apparel is available in girls, women's, and unisex sizes and will ship in spring 2020. Our mobile store will be selling at the event as well, but we encourage you to shop early. Shop today and save with special pre-order prices (ends January 31, 2020).

Participant Registration

Join 7,000 of your sisters and cross the divide into older girlhood on one of the most famous bridges in the world! Celebrate with girls from across the country in true Northern Californian style on the Golden Gate Bridge and conclude the day with a party just for you on Crissy Field. There'll be games, crafts, and plenty of fun activities - all to celebrate the adventures that lie ahead of you as a Cadette!


Bridging Juniors (5th graders) are eligible to attend Golden Gate Bridging as a participant.

Tickets are non-refundable, but transferring tickets is easy! Mail hard copies of the tickets or email a copy of the tickets to the buying party. Don't worry about changing the names on the ticket, if it scans we accept it. 


Read more about what to expect at GGB!


Information Needed

When you register your troop, you may register your whole troop in one registration with the following information:

  • Troop number, council name, and service unit number
  • Names of those attending
  • Any special accommodations or health restrictions
  • Your troop's lunch order

Where to Stay

There are a wide range of accommodation options available for GGB attendees. After you register, you will receive a Welcome Packet that provides information about three hotels that offer discounted rates for Golden Gate Bridging attendees.


Cancellation and Refund Policy

Cancellation and refund requests must be made in writing by February 28, 2020 to receive 50% of registration fees per individual. There are no refunds if the refund request is made after February 28, 2020, except for medical reasons. Refunds for medical reasons will only be processed if notification is made before the event, and is followed within one week by a written refund request accompanied by a doctor's note. No refunds are issued for no-shows.

Please contact to submit your cancellation and refund requests.

Volunteer Registration

Volunteers are a vital part of Golden Gate Bridging. Volunteers serve in many capacities from supporting event logistics (parking and buses) to cheering on girls on their bridging journey. All volunteers also receive a commemorative patch and pin as well as coffee and lunch during the event. Generally all members of a group or troop are assigned the same area and time. Groups with youth volunteers must have enough adults to meet the Girl Scout travel ratio guideline of 2 adults to 16 girls and 1 adult for each additional 8 girls.


Adults aged 18+ and Cadette, Senior, or Ambassador Girl Scouts (who are accompanied by an adult) are eligible to volunteer.


About 7:00AM - 4:00PM.

Volunteer time varies based on assignment. Most shifts are 5-8 hours in length and volunteers are expected to commit to the entire period of their assignment.


No cost to volunteer!


Information needed

You may register your whole troop or group in one registration. 

  • Top three choices for assignment
  • Names of those attending
  • Any special accommodations or health restrictions


If you must cancel, please let us know as soon as possible and no later than February 28, 2020. This will allow us ample opportunity to fill your spot.

Following the completion of registration, volunteers receive a confirmation and some basic info about the event. Assignments and more detailed information about the day will be sent in April. Thank you for helping to create a memorable experience for our bridging participants!

Partner Booths

Partner booths make up the bulk of the Golden Gate Bridging Party Zone. Partner booths offer games, crafts, or activities that connect to Girl Scout Badges as well as information on what they offer Girl Scouts. Supplies for the activity are provided by the vendor and must be able to accommodate up to 4,000 girls. Partner booth hosts also receive a commemorative patch and pin as well as complimentary lunch during the event.

We can help our partners hosting booths find an activity that connects to our curriculum. Once you register, we will be contacting you to plan your booth adventure!

Please Note: Businesses that are considered a high-risk vendor per our insurance and GSUSA must be an approved high-risk vendor through the council risk department at the time of the event. This includes activities such as horseback riding, ropes course, skateboarding, and any water activity. If you think this policy applies to you or you are uncertain of your high-risk vendor status with the council, contact our risk department at