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2017 National Convention to be held in Columbus


Meet Girl Scouts from across the country and enjoy an experience you'll never forget at the 2017 Girl Scout National Convention, scheduled for Oct. 4-8 in Columbus, Ohio!  


Registration and housing blocks for the convention are now open, and will remain open until Sept. 15. Early bird discounts will be offered for those that register by summer.

Visit the 2017 National Convention page for more information.

Interested in riding a GSWPA bus to Columbus?

Because Columbus is our neighbor to the west, we're exploring the possibility of taking a GSWPA-sponsored bus to G.I.R.L. 2017 in October. If you'd be interested in riding the bus, please let us know by filling out this short form.  We'll only be providing the bus if we receive enough interest.  

Enter our Council SWAPS Contest

Try your hand at creating the official GSWPA SWAP to share at G.I.R.L. 2017! Entries must be submitted by Aug. 10, 2017. Get all the details.

Delegate Information 

The delegate application period has closed. 

Delegate Position Description

Girls chosen to be one of our voting delegates will:

  • represent GSWPA at the 2017 National Council Session/54th National Convention of Girl Scouts of the USA on Oct. 4-8, 2017 in Columbus, Ohio
  • help elect the National Board of Directors
  • make decisions about the future of the Girl Scout movement during a three-year term (April 2017 to April 2020)