Girl Scouts Of WNY Chautauqua County Troops Visit Washington, D.C.

Girl Scouts from Troops 20075, 20117 and 20209 stand outside of the White House.

Three Girl Scouts of Western New York troops traveled to Washington D.C. during the second week of April.

Troops 20075, 20117 and 20209 spent the week touring and learning about their country’s history. For two years, the troops planned and worked hard raising money to be able to take the trip. There were 29 girls and 15 adult volunteers on the trip.

While in Washington D.C. they visited Mount Vernon; the Tidal Basin Area; Vietnam Memorial; War World II Memorial; Jefferson Memorial; Lincoln Memorial; and Arlington National Cemetery, where they observed the changing of the guard. They also toured the Capital Building, Air and Space Museum, and the National Museum of American History. They were also able to visit and tour the White House during their trip.

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