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 Directions to the Workshop


Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida Event and Conference Center
4740 Cattlemen Road
Sarasota 34233

Attendees are encouraged to carpool, bike or take public transportation to the workshop. The Girl Scout facility is accessible by Sarasota County Area Transit bus service, on Route 15. Those arriving by bike or bus will receive a free bag of Sarasota County bicycle and bus goodies.

Directions by Car
Take Interstate 75 to exit 207, and head west on Bee Ridge Road. At the Cattlemen Road intersection, turn south (left), and travel just less than a mile to Whirlaway Drive. Turn west (right) onto Whirlaway Drive, and then immediately south (left) into the event center parking lot. Follow signs to find available parking and the center.
About the Facility
Sited on 12 wooded acres, the U.S. Green Building Council LEED-certified Gulfcoast Event and Conference Center is the centerpiece of the regional campus.
Workshop participants can tour the site's 6.5-acre natural wetlands habitat via a meandering boardwalk, and learn about design principles used in construction of the facilities.

 Green Lodging Near the SCW

Hyatt Regency Sarasota
1000 Boulevard of the Arts
Sarasota 34236
Distance to workshop: 9.9 miles
FDEP: Florida Green Lodging
FDEP: Florida Clean Marina
SWFWMD: Florida Water CHAMP

La Quinta Inn & Suites Sarasota I-75
5931 Fruitville Road
Sarasota 34232
Distance to workshop: 4.8 miles FDEP: Florida Green Lodging

Quality Inn Sarasota
5778 Clark Road
Sarasota 34233
Distance to workshop: 1.5 miles FDEP: Florida Green Lodging

Sarasota County, Florida
TTY: 7-1-1
or 1-800-955-8771
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