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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 Girl Scouts or members of a traditional troop. 


Backpacking Interest Group
Backpack with Girl Scouts and put your back-country camping skills to work! Open to 6th-graders and up, you don't need any prior experience to join! Check out the website for more info.



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.



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. 



Media Girl Squad
As part of the GSNorCal Media Squad, Girl Scouts are honing their journalism skills by writing articles! Please feel free to visit their online newspaper and read some of their submissions! 


If you'd like to start a specialized interest group in your area, please contact