Journey to Japan - Summit Mt. Fuji
Destination is limited to 16 girls and all girls must apply through the girlscouts.org destinations site and complete the pre-requisite conditioning and get signed off by the required individuals.
Girls will be spending 14 days touring Tokyo on a leadership journey focusing on learning about the culture and history of Japan. There will be a large focus on anime culture and excursions to the ghibli museum, suginami museum, and harajuku. Girls will also be earning the International Friendship Pin with the Japanese Girl Scouts. Girls will be spending the day and night at MCB Fuji being briefed on climbing Mt. Fuji, practicing safety and emergency outdoor skills, and doing team-building activities. On the 21st girls will climb a portion of Mt. Fuji and then sleep in one of the mountain huts on the mountain! Girls will wake up before dawn and finish the climb to the summit where they will have a sunrise ceremony and Girl Scout’s Own to celebrate this once in a life-time experience.
Dates and Location: 0900-1600 July 14-26, 2014 @ Tokyo, and Mt. Fuji Japan
Registration is open now!Journey to Japan- Summit Mt. Fuji is a GSUSA approved destination. For more information or to apply please visit: http://forgirls.girlscouts.org/travel/journey-to-japan-summit-mt-fuji/ but hurry! The deadline to register is March 1, 2014!