A group of Girl Guides from the UK on a volunteer trip to Mongolia meet a local group.

Girlguide & Scout Group Trips

International Volunteering Projects for Girlguides and Scouts

Why Choose Projects Abroad for your next International Trip?

Projects Abroad offers a variety of tailored group trips abroad, designed specifically to meet your needs and aims.

Why not take part in a Girl Guiding trip to Nepal and join our Community Development Programme? Our Building Programme in Tanzania is ideal for those looking to take their Scouts trips abroad. Or, why not support conservationists overseas without our Environmental Project in Costa Rica?

Your group will not only leave with a new badge for their collection, they will head home with a range of key skills, memories, and a newfound confidence in themselves.

When you book a group trip with us, your trip will be:

  • Safe: We provide 24/7 staff support from the moment volunteers arrive. Not only are we a Learning Outside the Classroom Quality Badge holder, but our placements are thoroughly researched, safety audited, and risk assessed in line with the British Standard BS8848 for the Adventure Travel Sector. Through our safety procedures, we ensure everyone feels safe and secure at all times while taking part in both educational and adventurous activities.
  • Hassle-Free: We do most of the organisation, so you don’t have to. We aim to take the stress out of travel, supporting your role as a group leader. Planning a trip abroad has never been easier with our hassle-free approach.
  • Impactful: Our trips aren’t typical holidays, they’re designed to leave a lasting impact on local communities while helping volunteers develop skills.
  • Flexible: Every group is different. Let’s discuss how we can cater to your needs and build a trip that enhances your curriculum. Choose where you go, when you go, how long you travel, and what volunteer work you complete.

If you’d like to hear more about a previous group's experience, read our case study on the Anglia Girl Guides Childcare and Community trip to Cambodia!

Want to know more about trips abroad for Scouts or Girl Guides?

Get in touch! Our Project Experts will be happy to answer any questions.

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What's included?

Our prices include everything you need to prepare for and complete your placement abroad. Check out our How It Works page for full information on what’s included.

Here are just a few of the services we provide:

  • Accommodation, meals, and ground transportation
  • Social events and weekend excursions
  • A tailor-made itinerary
  • A detailed information pack on request
  • An in-person or online talk before you sign up
  • A Q&A presentation for volunteers
  • A full risk assessment before you leave
  • Support from the moment you apply
  • 24/7 support for the duration of your trip
  • Advice on fundraising
  • Support for your flight search
  • Induction and orientation upon arrival
  • A custom-made reflective journal

How to Get Started

If you’re ready to begin the journey towards an unforgettable volunteering trip abroad, here’s how to do it:

  • Get in touch: Let us know which projects you’re interested in and your ambitions and needs as a group.
  • Review your options: Once you have a shortlist of projects, we’ll send over a detailed proposal and itineraries for you to consider.
  • Submit your application form: Start the ball rolling on your overseas volunteering trip!
  • Begin your preparations and fundraising: Our group experts are happy to help you with ideas.

Before you know it, your group will be heading out on their adventure and returning with a sense of pride, new skills, and memories to last a lifetime!

If you’re interested in organising a group trip, contact one of our group's specialists. They will answer any questions and help you find the ideal programme.

What do others have to say?

“The Projects Abroad team that looked after us were brilliant – they helped us whenever we needed it, and made us feel so welcome. This trip will forever be in our minds as it has shaped us all as people and the way in which we view the world.”

- Hannah Gray, Anglia Girlguides

“Up until our arrival, the group had worked so hard to get themselves to Ghana, from fundraising to training, they were going to make it happen! I knew they would embrace the culture and do their best to make a positive change. Venturing out of their comfort zone, it was going it be a big adventure for them which is what it is all about!

The Akuapem Hills expedition will be one that the team will never forget. It was tough, it was demanding, it was hot, but it brought the best out of the team. They stamped their mark on the happiest country in Africa and put forward the best of the RAF Air Cadets.”

- Flight Lieutenant Chris Booty RAFAC, Officer Commanding 282 (East Ham) Squadron, RAF Air Cadets

"When I take groups of Girl Guides abroad, I want to give them the opportunity to visit countries that are outside their comfort zone, and not the ones they would normally go to on family holidays. Mongolia ticked all of these boxes. The connections we had made with everyone there were tangible and so rewarding. From the very first day, our support quite literally could not have been better. Our main Projects Abroad Mongolia contact and our two other support staff, did quite literally absolutely everything they could to make our stay easy, enjoyable, stimulating and any other adjective you can think of!"

- Vicki James, Warwickshire Girlguide Group Leader

Find Out More

If you’re keen to find out about the huge variety of opportunities that we can offer your group, then be sure to have a look at our projects and destinations pages. Otherwise, if you’d like to get in touch and receive a comprehensive information pack, be sure to contact us on 01273 007230 or email groups@projects-abroad.co.uk.

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