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Monday, August 20, 2012
Hike the Appalachian Trail During the Great Escape
Are you wondering what new and different thing to do at
GE? Did you celebrate the GS birthday
already (maybe a LOT-maybe not at all),
but are thinking you'd like something different and memorable?
Read below and
see if you might like to join us for this once in a lifetime event happening as
a Great Escape activity! If so, go to Great Escape to sign up.
You will get transportation to the Trail, a box lunch, a patch and make a donation to the Appalachian Trail Conservancy, all for $8 and the GE signup fee. Not to mention a great breakfast and dinner at the Great Escape.
are looking for Girl Scouts of all ages (from 5 to 95) to pick a section of the
Trail to hike in honor of our 100th anniversary. Our hiking journey
March 12, 2012 (Girl Scouts 100th birthday) and ends Wednesday,
October 31, 2012
(Juliette Gordon Low’s 152nd birthday).
event’s Honorary Chair Mary “Mama Boots” Sands inspired this celebratory hike.
Girl Scout Leader in Kentucky (Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana) she began hiking
the Appalachian Trail in the early 1970s. Over the course of
nearly 20 years, accompanied by
groups of Girl Scout girls and adults, she
eventually hiked the entire 2000+ miles of the AT – in
bits and pieces or
join your sister Girl Scouts across the East Coast – across the nation – across
who are gathering to hike the Appalachian Trail in 2012 to celebrate
our golden years.