outings require a little advance planning by your Troop Trip Coordinator.
are not permitted without
the approval of an Overnight Trip/Camping Application.http://www.girlscoutssa.org/forms_resources.php#checkpoints
includes ALL overnights, whether at a state park, at one of our Council camps,
the local church basement, a
hotel, or your backyard. Applications are to be submitted 2-4 weeks in advance,
are not permitted to drive unless
they have been Approved, are over the age of 21, and have a valid driver's
license and auto insurance card on file with the troop. Copies
of these documents must be attached to the Overnight Trip/Camping Application.
insurance will not cover members unless
your trip is approved, every participant is registered as a member, each adult
is an approved volunteer, and safety-guidelines and policies are followed.
Download a copy of the most current 2011 Safety-Activity Checkpoint for each
cannot be insured unless they have planned activities, designated supervision,
and insurance has been purchased for them.
are not permitted to leave the meeting place
you notify your SUM or Field Exec of the troop's travel
are not permitted to chaperone, stay
overnight, drive, or handle troop funds, unless they are approved volunteers and
current registered members.
Troop Trip Folder can save you tons
of time and will keep you ready to travel throughout the year.
Troop Trip Folder should include: health
forms, for girls and adults, troop
roster with emergency contact numbers, trip
destination addresses & phone numbers, permission
slips , copies
of reservations, pre-payments, business contacts, etc., copies
of every driver's license and auto insurance, copy
of certifications - FA/CPR, lifeguard, canoe, archery, camping,
driver, and your at-home contact, should have an envelope containing copies of
the first three items.
did you know......?
(following a lead driver) is not permitted.
permission is valid; it should contain the details of the outing, the name of
the girl, emergency contact numbers, and the name of the parent giving
you rent a vehicle (to charter a bus, rent a car, etc.) you must complete the
Vehicle Rental Application and have it reviewed by a council staff member.
use of 15 passenger vans is strictly prohibited.**
reservations will be cancelled, unless your Overnight Trip/Camping Application
is received 2 weeks in advance.
questions about trip applications, insurance, rental applications,
safety-guidelines, volunteer approval, etc., contact: C.
Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org