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  • Destination: Costa Rica July 2018 with Lashea Simmons

    Costa Rica: A Touch of the Tropics In July with Lashea Simmons

    July 2018  - 9 days of fun in the sun!

    This trip is open to girls and adults. Girls need to be 12 years old to travel so should be around 6-7th grade at the time of travel. This tour has a ton of walking and is very active. Flights leave out of Charleston, SC. You will tour Costa Rica and visit 5 different areas. While touring you will be kayaking, doing a coffee tour, local school visit, volcanoes, hot springs, horseback riding, waterfalls, rain forest and much more. Cost includes round-trip airfare, all hotel stays, a full time Tour Director, 3 meals per day, ground transportation, high adventure activities, guided sight-seeing, and entrance fees.

    The current pricing is:
    $2,480 for Girls, $150 per month
    $2980 for Adults, $181 per month

    How to enroll:
    A $95 deposit is required to lock in the current price and secure your place on tour. Tour website:

    If you have any questions about the tour or would like to enroll by phone, please call 617-619-1932.

  • Costa Rica Trip June 2018 with Amy Kosar

    FROM Education First Tours for Girl Scouts...

    June 2018 Costa Rica tour is now open for enrollment and anyone can enroll on your tour!  

    Tour Information:

    •         Tour Code: 1982463HX

    •         Tour website:


    Enrollment Instructions:

    •         Enroll on the tour website or… 

    •         Call customer service at 800-665-5364 – just have your tour code and payment method ready

    •         Read the Booking Conditions before enrolling!



    •         Parent Guide – contains answers to frequently-asked questions and a breakdown of the payment plans and cancelation policy here

    •         Recruitment flyer – Has information on your specific tour as well as your contact information. For anyone interested in joining your tour here


  • Myrtle Beach Girl Scout Earns Gold Award with Potters Field Project

    Girl Scout Ingram Cox was awarded the Girl Scout Gold Award on May 7. Cox was given this prestigious award for her Potter’s Field project that helped bury 72 unclaimed cremated remains that were previously sitting in the Horry County Coroner’s office. The remains were laid to rest in a ceremony at Rose Hill Cemetery in Conway, S.C. 

    “My project provided those individuals with a proper service and burial that put them to rest in a very respectable way,” Cox said. “I felt it was my responsibility to take the issue into my own hands and use my gifts in order to fix the problem and serve others.” 

    Cox is a member of Troop #95, led by her mother, Michelle Cox. “It’s something that not all parents get to do. Ingram has two older brothers that are Eagle Scouts as well. It has been amazing to watch all of my kids grow,” she said. “The community here was amazing. This project would not have happened without the cemetery committee. When Ingram walked in and said this is what I want to do, they saw her passion and it was easy for them to open up their hearts and we walked out with not one grave plot, but two.”

    Michelle Cox also insisted that passion was the key for Ingram’s project. “1 Peter 4:10 says ‘each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others as faithful servants of God’s grace in its various forms.’ I think that really puts your gold award into perspective,” Cox said. “When these girls set out on this journey it is not eas...

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  • GSUSA announces CEO

  • The Florence office gets a new address

    We have moved in Florence! Effective May 1, the office has relocated to Suite 400 of the Business Technology Center, at 181 E Evans Street, Florence, SC 29506.

    We thank you in advance for your patience as we settle into the new location.

    The office hours are the same, Monday-Wednesday 8:30 am-6:00 pm and Thursday 8:30 am-7:00 pm. The phone number remains the same as well: (843) 669-5174.

    We invite you to our open house which will be announced at a later date when we are settled in.  We hope that you will come help us mark the big move!