Footprints in the Clouds

2013/06/16 - 2:00pm to 2013/06/21 - 4:00pm

Open to: Girl Scout Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors.

Individual Registration Only - no more than 3 girls per troop may participate unless space is still available as of February 15, 2013. Girls must be 13 or older by June 1, 2013.

Come hike the Appalachian Trail! Experienced leaders will teach you everything you need to know to become a confident hiker. For our multi-day Appalachian Trail hike, you will carry a pack weighing 25–30 pounds. Backpacks and all other specialized hiking gear except footwear will be provided. Each hiker will need hiking boots and hiking socks, at a cost of approximately $100. Basic camping and first aid skills are helpful, but not required.

All registered participants must attend a mandatory training session on Saturday, March 23rd. In addition, one parent per girl must attend gear training on March 23, 2013, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Interested adults can register and attend as participants; parents are discouraged from attending with their daughters. The training session takes place at the Raleigh Service Center.

A $50 deposit is required with registration. The final balance is due on February 15, 2013. No more than three girls per troop may participate unless space is still available as of February 15, 2013. Girls must be 13 or older by June 1, 2013. All adults attending must be registered members and successfully complete a criminal background check prior to the weekend. TRIP IS JUNE 16-21, 2013 on the Appalachian Trail.

Location Information

Appalachian Trail

Applicable Girl Scout Areas

All

Appropriate for Levels

Cadettes, Seniors, Ambassadors

Related to Girl Scout Programs

Outdoors and Road Trips

Type of Event

Council Events, Individual