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When: September 12-13, 2020             Where: Your Local State Park! 

Grab your family or a few friends and your mask and head to your local State Park* for a day in the great outdoors! 

Download the Event Flyer for activity ideas you can do during your visit!

Patches can be purchased through our Main Council Shop or at girlscoutshop.com

Share your experience using #gsoutdoors


Virtual Opportunities from GSUSA:

Print the Girl Scouts Love State Parks 2020 Passport for activities you can do anywhere.

Participate in the Girl Scouts Love the Outdoors Challenge (happening now through State Park Weekend)

Available on GSUSA’s Girl Scouts at Home page on August 21:

Take a virtual tour of State Parks from all 50 States!

Schedule of live virtual events hosted by various State Parks and Girl Scout Councils being offered throughout the weekend.


In-Person, At-Home, and Virtual Opportunities from Maryland State Parks!

You don’t have to live in Maryland to complete some of the activities below!

Park Quest: Experience and enjoy the outdoors through recreational activities, better appreciate the natural world through exploration and observation, and learn about Maryland’s varied history!

Pick a Park Activities can be completed at ANY State Park (not just MD) or even potentially from your home!

Create Your Own State Park Challenge: Happening now! Turn your home into a State Park!

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad State Park—The Virtual Ranger Experience

Western Maryland Rail Trail: Design Your Own Bike and More! (Includes both do-anywhere and site-specific activities. Link to park’s website here).


In-Person, At-Home, and Virtual Opportunities from Virginia State Parks!

Get free parking at any Virginia State Park and earn a special Virginia State Parks patch during Girl Scouts Love State Park Weekend! Girls must complete an activity booklet to earn the patch.

Girls can also earn the patch from home if they are unable to make it to a State Park.

Free parking is only for Virginia State Parks and is only available to Girl Scout families. To request the activity booklet and free parking pass, fill out the survey at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/VASP2020

Trail Quest: Earn pins just for visiting Virginia State Parks! Click the link to learn more.


*Entrance fees may be required for some parks.

*Ensure your local State Park is open prior to visiting.