College Knowledge Road Trip | Girl Scouts
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Date: Mon Jul 08 2024 - Fri Jul 12 2024
  • Domestic Travel,
  • Careers,
  • Culture
  • Senior–9th Grade,
  • Senior–10th Grade,
  • Ambassador–11th Grade,
  • Ambassador–12th Grade,
  • Ambassador–12th Grade Graduate

College Knowledge Road Trip: July 8 – 12, 2024


Gain some college knowledge and jump-start your future while traveling to colleges across Texas and Louisiana with other Girl Scouts.


About the Trip

Through this hands-on Destination, you will get a detailed look into college admissions, prepare for the college-application process, and learn how to choose the right candidate schools for you. We will visit a variety of college and university campuses, speak to admissions officers and recruitment specialists to prepare for the application process, earn badges, and much more. The trip will also include a look at next steps after college acceptance, including financial aid and paying for college, choosing a major, and experiencing college life!

This Destination is for all Girl Scouts who want to start planning for education beyond high school. Whether or not you plan to attend college in Texas, the skills and knowledge you’ll gain on this trip can be applied to the application process for any U.S. college!

Who Should Apply?

  • Age: Girl Scouts entering grades 9–12 or those who will have just graduated from 12th grade in summer 2023

  • Interests: Planning for the future, road-tripping

  • Requirements: Open-mindedness, flexibility, and ability to walk for extended periods in hot weather

  • Equipment: Packing list to be provided after acceptance

  • Ignite Your Passion! This trip is great for who are interested in education


The Cost

Program fee: $1,800

The program fee does not include airfare. Girl Scouts will need to arrange transportation to Austin, Texas.

Deposit due upon acceptance: $250. (This deposit is already included in your trip program fee.)

Final payment due: March 1, 2024

View Cancellation policy (PDF)

Financial aid may be available. Check with your local council.

Host and Contact Info

Girl Scouts of Central Texas |

Melissa Green,, (512) 590-2387

Get ready. Get set. Get going!

Download pre-registration worksheet (DOC)
Gather required information and documents
Submit application online


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