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High Adventure Activities

High Adventure activities are activities that require specialized equipment, skills and training. They also require special permission from the parent or guardian (See Parent Permission Form). 

Follow these 3 steps before participating in High Adventure activities:
Step #1: Is your activity high adventure?
Archery
Backpacking
Bicycling
Boating
Canoeing
Caving
Challenge Courses
Fishing 
Flying in small planes

 Hayrides
 Horseback Riding
 Ice Skating
 Kayaking
 Rock  
 Climbing/Climbing/Rappelling
 Roller Skating/InLineSkating
 Rope/Initiative Courses

Sailing
Scuba Diving
Segway
Skiing
Sledding
Snow Boarding
Snow Shoeing
Snow Tubing  
Swimming
Theme parks
Tobogganing
Water Skiing
Whitewater Rafting
Windsurfing

Please review the Safety Activity Checkpoints for your activity before contacting a vendor: http://www.gscnc.org/activity_checkpoints.html

Please Note: The high adventure vendors listed are for your convenience in planning program extensions to your troop activities. While these vendors agree to follow GSCNC and GSUSA guidelines. The Girl Scout Council of the Nations Capital has not inspected these vendors or the facilities. The vendor information published online does not constitute endorsement of any organization or group. GSCNC staff are not present at these events.

Step #2: Is your high adventure company on the list of approved vendors?
Look for the company in the high adventure vendor database
HERE

Step #3: If the company is NOT on the list of approved vendors you can add them.  
The steps can be found HERE.
Still have questions?  Click the links below for Frequently Asked Questions:
General questions about High Adventure (Click here for a PDF of these questions)

Questions about adding my High Adventure Vendor to the database
Questions about Specific High Adventure Activities

To speak with council staff please call 202-274-3305.

Areas we currently serve.