Hiking the Swiss Alps 2021: Girl Application

Take the Swiss Hiking Challenge with your fellow Girl Scouts! This once-in-a-lifetime experience will be full of adventure, challenge, nature, new friends and LOTS of fun! The trip will include a visit to Our Chalet, a WAGGGS World Centre, where you'll hike some of the most popular trails in the area, rock climb, learn about the Swiss culture and make new friends from around the world. 
 
GSGCNWI is looking for six girls to serve on a Girl Planning Committee to help plan a Switzerland adventure before our time at Our Chalet. 

When: Summer 2021, exact date TBA

Who: Seniors and Ambassadors (must be in grades 9-12 during the 2020-2021 school year)

Applications to join this trip and the trip planning committee are due: May 15, 2020

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Racial/Ethnic Background: In order to monitor and promote the participation rates of girls from various racial and cultural backgrounds, we request that you provide the following information. You are not required to respond. The information will be used for monitoring purposes exclusively and will have no influence on the selection process.
 

Please respond to the following questions in no more than 350 words per question.

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Essay: Please describe why you want to participate in the Hiking the Swiss Alps experience.
 
Here are a few questions to help you form your thoughts:
1. What knowledge and skills would you bring to the program?
2. Why are you excited about this trip?
3. Why does it interest you?
4. What do you hope to gain from the experience?
5. What experience do you have working with a team?
6. What would challenge you the most on this trip?
7. How are you physically prepared for a trip with a lot of mountain hiking?
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