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