Hop on a Tour:
Experience Savannah with a city tour either by foot on a guided walking tour or on board a trolley. City tours will help your troop get better acquainted with Savannah’s history. Be sure to stop at the Massie Heritage Center, which has educational programs for all different grades that give you a glimpse of children’s lives in the early nineteenth century. Ask about its historic Savannah hike patch or the local council’s own “Discover Daisy’s Savannah” badge!
Grab a Quick Lunch:
Savannah has several favorite restaurants that offer boxed lunches for your students to enjoy in one of 22 beautiful squares. Try the boxed lunches from Leopold’s Ice Cream, proudly serving Girl Scouts for over 96 years.
Visit the Birthplace of Juliette Gordon Low:
Tour the National Historic Landmark, located in downtown Savannah, where Daisy Low was born. Special interest workshops, pinning ceremonies and extended heritage experiences can be arranged through the venue.
Visit the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force:
Located just minutes from downtown, your troop will learn about the roles of women during World War II through the “Doing Their Part” Girl Scout exhibition. Earn patches along the way, and see remaining artifacts from the brave soldiers.
Dine with Pirates:
Since 1753, The Pirate’s House has welcomed visitors to Savannah with a bounty of delicious food and drink and rousing good times. Situated a scant block from the Savannah River, The Pirate’s House first opened as an inn for seafarers and fast became a rendezvous for blood-thirsty pirates and sailors from the seven seas.