Scout National Center West was an located about 15,000
acres of rugged wilderness near the Big
Horn National Forest in Wyoming.
The single largest land acquisition in
Girl Scouting history happened in 1968.
Girl Scouts and Girl Guides from
all over the world could engage in the many outdoor activities;
horseback riding, backing packing, fishing, orienteering, fishing,
exploring Native American pictographs, study of geology and much more.
programs that were offered; Hike-A-Peak: a 19 day backpacking
event for girls 16-18 years old, Tote 'N Trek: 9 day
backpacking for novice backpackers ages 14-18, Saddle Straddle:
6 day pack trip for experienced riders, Paint the West:
focusing on arts skills and exploring western art. The site also
supported Wider Opportunities, family camping and camping for troop
traveling to other destinations
to the excessive costs of maintaining the center, it closed in 1989
and the land was sold in 1991.
The new owner retained about 1/3 of the acres and named it Clay
currently for sale for a cool $10,000,000 & change.
The other 2/3 of the land was sold to
National Center West
trading post offered T-shirts, mugs, charms, pins and patches for
participants and visitors and are fun to find and collect.
The National Center West patches that name the event are more rare
than the standard patch (lower left).
Girl Scout National Center West charm and brochure
Girl Scout National Center West & Wyoming Trek pins
National Center West postcards
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