Experience our Residency program!

June 1-30, 2020 | Rome, Florence, Amalfi Coast PLUS France!
Language so beautiful. Food so delicious. Sights and history so profound. Discovering culture, learning language and uncovering a future in entrepreneurship in the center of the world. Imagine, in just a few months, you’ll be walking the streets of Rome, cruising on the Amalfi Coast! You’ll eat homemade pastas, artisan chocolate and try a cup of cappuccino. You’ll see ancient marvels built by engineers that have stood the test of time. You’ll begin to speak and understand the Italian culture. This will be the introduction to all future GirlGO travel experiences. You’ll be the first of the first! If you’re ready to go, and ready to make the commitment, we’ll help you get there!
-VICTORIA LYNN CHILDRESS, FOUNDER
The 2020 GIRLGO Italy Experience is Coming Soon!
Details about our 2020 trip will be released April 2019 — including complete information about costs, dates, itinerary, payment plans, application process and more! It is good to know that there will be two opportunities: The first is our Italy Mini Residency Experience, June 1-30. The second is our Mommy & Me trip, July 2020, for 10 days (dates coming soon)! 
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TRIP AT-A-GLANCE

  • Roundtrip airfare will be included

  • Lodging in a 3-bedroom apartment home in Orvieto; 4-star or better hotel/bed ‘n breakfast lodging in visiting cities

  • We’re visiting the following cities in Italy: Rome, Naples/Amalfi and Florence. We’ll live in Orvieto.

  • Includes 4 guided tours and 4 museum access passes

  • Culture & Language, Entrepreneurship and Tech learning labs; Self-development and team building activities

  • Vacation time in your hometown, Orvieto, on the beach and in the vineyards

  • All air-conditioned, licensed and bonded in-country transportation

Total Program Cost
There will be two trip costs to be posted in April 2019: The Italy Mini Residence Experience in June and the Mommy & Me Trip in July. Payment plans will be available!
Lodging in Oriveto, Sorrento and Paris

The mentor/travel chap to girl ratio is 5 to 1. For our pilot trip, we’ll have one travel manager and two directors on the trip. Most lodging will take place in our hometown, Orvieto, with overnight stays in Sorrento (Naples/Amalfi area) and Florence. 2-3 girls will share a room, and the travel manager lives onsite with them. 

More Questions?

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COMMON QUESTIONS ANSWERED
1.) Pick a Program
Both programs are traveling to the same place, same time. It’s just a matter of what interests you. We’re providing two unique programs to choose from, where learning labs in our Orvietana learning center will put meaning behind the things you see and experience while in Italy. Everyone will get to learn the language, culture and customs together in a fun, interactive environment. 

Intro to Global Entrepreneurship

For the June 2018 Italy trip, we will focus on learning the basics of starting and sustaining a globally-inspired business that is local, remote or based in another country. We conduct ideation workshops to brainstorm your passion, and even help with your business plan to prepare you for launch. Entrepreneurship with Global Impact in mind, is for the girl who wants to be BOSS and serve others. Experienced entrepreneur trainers and teachers will show you how!

Intro to Global Culture & Language

If you are interested in an immersive culture and language experience, Italy is one of the best and most beautiful places to begin. If you choose this track, you will participate in dedicated language and  learning labs that explore the basics of the Italian language, as well as global and local customs that make cultures outside of the United States, unique and worth appreciating and exploring more in depth.

2.) Get All Access
GIRLGO Intro to Italy
All GIRLGO/GEMS members going on the trip have all access to our Intro to Italy program before and during the trip. One of the most important ways to show a culture respect, is to learn their language. We’ll teach you the core basics of the Italian language, dabbling with the locals. It’ll be a fun and interactive way to learn about a new culture! Activities include:
  • Italian Language 101
  • Cooking and Food
  • Greetings & People Groups
  • Significance of Italy, Rome in ancient history and its geography and more!
Payment Plans

We offer flexible payment plan options with a gradual pay schedule. Your spot is guaranteed upon payment of a $400 deposit. 

Fundraising Guidance

Don’t let a lack of money stop you from GOing! Our Fundraising kit has everything you need to raise money. Get everyone involved and we’re here to help.

Passport Scholarship

Passport scholarships will be automatically considered for all of our GIRLGO/GEMS 2018 accepted applicants! 

Italy 2018 Trip Itinerary Sample

Day 3
Introduction to Italy & Orvieto, Safety Lab 
Etruscan Underground, Duomo Church & Learning Lab
Day 4
Day trip to Rome: Coliseum, Roman Forum and Capitoline Museum Walking tour 
Day 5-6
Florence Overnight: Accademia Museum, Duomo Church, The David;  Fiesole
Day 7
Orvieto countryside Tour (Civita di Bagnoregio)
Free afternoon/evening Orvieto
Day 8-11
Napoli/Sorrento 2-night stay 
Naples, Pompeii, Amalfi Coast (boat cruise tour of Positano, Amalfi)
Day 12
Orvieto Language & Learning Lab day
Day 13
Rome Day trip to St. Peter’s Basilica, Sistine Chapel and Pantheon/ Trevi Fountain Walking Tour
Day 14
Depart Rome to United States

*Days may be rearranged or itinerary changed.

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