Working together to keep our Girl Scout community safe.
Girl Scouts of Central Texas health, safety, and facilities use
guidelines consider GSUSA guidelines, Governor Abbott’s orders for
opening businesses, youth camps, youth activities, and outdoor events,
local officials’ orders, guidance from the CDC, guidance from the
American Camp Association, and our ability to create safe spaces for
girls, staff, and volunteers.
When deciding whether or not to meet in-person, consider recent
updates from the state, the CDC, and local officials. If your local
leadership has issued a stay-at-home order, please suspend in-person
meetings until that order is lifted.
Guidelines will be adjusted and updated as additional
recommendations and protocols are released.
Facilities and Council-led Programs
Service centers, shops, camps, and Girl Scout Houses will be closed
to the general public through May 31, 2021. Council staff is working
remotely. Customer care remains accessible through our
website and by phone at (800) 733-0011.
Scouting at Home to explore our virtual programming aligned with
our four program pillars — STEM, outdoor leadership, entrepreneurship,
and life skills.
Council shops offer retail with at-home ordering and curbside pick
up. Prearranged pick up appointment times will be available on:
Groups may gather in-person with the following guidelines:
Weekend camp reservations are OPEN for Spring 2021 only. We are now
taking NEW limited reservations for most of April and we have extended
the season through May 16, 2021. Some weekends may have limited
activities. We will continue to keep in groups of 10 for lodgings and
activities, and follow all recommended COVID guidelines
. The online reservation system is
currently shut down. To make a reservation, open a Case via the
Contact Us link with your reservation request and the Events &
Reservations department will contact you to book your reservation.
for Troop Camping During COVID-19
Effective November 1, 2020, APPROVED Girl Scout troop/group
overnight travel will be permitted. Volunteers are required to submit
the online Activity and Travel Application for all
overnight trips and day trips over 100 miles at least two weeks in advance.
Domestic and international travel is permitted as long as the
destination allows visitors from the home country/state/county/city.
Groups should check the U.S. Department of State Travel Advisories for
intended international destinations. Groups will need to demonstrate
that the destination permits visitors.
COVID-19 is a fluid situation. Groups accept the risks of
cancellations due to changes in the destination travel status.
We’re Here to Support Our Members
Thank you for your help in keeping Girl Scouts a safe, fun space for
everyone! If you have questions about how COVID-19 may impact Girl
Scout activities, please contact us.