We DID IT! We (my co-leader & I) took 8 Brownies to Washington DC and survived! I wish to share a number of the information I even have gathered that will help you plan a trip in your Girl Scout or Boy Scout troop trip to Washington DC.
We did secure an easy tour of the Capitol through our Senators workplace. The tour is performed by staff from the Senator’s workplace. It is identical tour that the general public takes, but you avoid the lengthy traces and larger crowds. Word of warning: the Capitol is VERY STRICT about what’s allowed in the constructing. We weren’t allowed to take any containers (filled or empty) into the building and naturally no food. Photography is allowed.
Lunch – At first, lunch may appear overwhelming. There is a McDonald’s on the Air & Space Museum, however it’s not your neighborhood McDonald’s! The costs are … Read more