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Join the GSWPA Adventure Squad!

You asked and we listened!  Introducing the Adventure Squad: A series of adventurous outdoor events for Cadettes, Seniors and Ambassadors!  Each event will combine an outdoor challenge, like canoeing, biking, stand up paddleboard, geocaching, and more, along with a conservation element. Sign up for just the event that interests you or all six, and get awesome Adventure Squad gear! 

  • Sign up for one event and receive a GSWPA water bottle (limit one per girl).
  • Sign up for three events and receive a GSWPA water bottle and Buff headwear.
  • Sign up for all six events and receive a GSWPA water bottle, Buff headwear, and a daypack.

This series is generously supported by the RK Mellon Outdoor Initiative.


Overnight at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium - June 3-4

Canoe Camping on the Allegheny River - June 30-July 1

Geocaching & Mine Magic at Wingfield Pines - July 16

Paddle, Bike, & Hike at Ohiopyle - July 28-29

Nautical Knots & Mother Nature's Best Inventions at Erie Maritime Museum - Aug. 12

Stand Up Paddle Boarding at Moraine State Park - Aug. 19

A lot of these activities will also apply to the Get Outdoors Challenge patch! Find out more about the challenge

Adult Volunteers

Do you want to help us take girls on outdoor adventures?  Apply to volunteer with our Adventure Squad!

Due to the limited capacity of many of these events, we're keeping the volunteer spots to just the number needed for ratio. Adults need to be approved GSWPA volunteers and can express interest by completing the Adventure Squad Volunteer Application