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Washington DC is a popular destination for Girl Scouts from across the country. The Girl Scout Council of the Nation's Capital welcomes you and hopes you have an enjoyable visit. For visitors with disabilties,
view this accessiblity guide for everything accessible in DC. These suggestions are a starting point for planning your trip and are not exhaustive. Enjoy your planning and we'll see you downtown! View Map for Girl Scouts Rock the Mall

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Pepco and Girl Scouts Rock the Mall Welcome Center

The Pepco and Girl Scouts Rock the Mall Welcome Center exhibit space will be open to the public:

Tuesday, June 5
12pm – 2pm

Wednesday, June 6
12pm – 5pm

Thursday, June 7
12pm – 5pm
Friday, June 8
12pm – 5pm
Saturday, June 9 
Closed for Girl Scouts Rock the Mall
Sunday, June 10
10 am - 2 p


The Girl Scouts Rock the Mall Welcome Center offers:

  • A history exhibit highlighting 100 years of Girl Scouting, vintage uniforms, archival objects and historical photographs
  • An art exhibit shows artworks created by GSCNC Girl Scouts to celebrate the Centennial of Girl Scouting
  • Information about interesting sites in DC
  • Special Girl Scout-only offers that are available to our visitors
  • A frequently updated calendar of events happening throughout the week of Girl Scouts Rock the Mall
  • A SWAPs map where Girl Scouts from across the country can share their SWAPs
  • A great meeting place for pen pals and troops who want to connect with other troops from around the country!
  • Information about Girl Scouts Rock the Mall  sponsors like Dove, EFTours, Nestle and the Purple Promise Foundation
  • Helpful staff and volunteers from the Girl Scout Council of the Nation’s Capital, EF Tours and DestinationDC

Where:
Pepco Edison Place Art Gallery: 701 Ninth Street, NW, Washington, DC 20068

The entrance to the Edison Place Gallery is on Eighth Street between G and H streets, directly behind the Pepco headquarters entrance. The Gallery Place Chinatown Metro station servicing the green, red and yellow lines is within walking distance of the Gallery. Street parking and public parking garages are available nearby. View Larger Map

The Pepco Edison Place Art Gallery is located steps away from the National Portrait Gallery, where the portrait of Juliette Gordon Low is featured, and just 3 blocks from the Presidents Gallery by Madame Tussauds, where a brand new wax figure of Juliette Gordon Low has just been unveiled.



Thank you to Pepco for their generous donation of the Pepco Edison Art Gallery space for the Welcome Center.

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The Washington, DC Visitor's Guide is available free of charge from Destination DC. You may request their publication by calling 1-800-422-8644 Monday - Friday from 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. EST. Learn more...

The DC Visitors Information Center allows you to discover things to see and do in our nation's capital. It provides a list of links to other organizations with helpful visitor information. Learn more...

The Guild of Professional Tour Guides of Washington, DC is a professional organization with more than 425 members focused on tourism in the nation's capital. This is your hub to organizations that provide services to the touring public. Learn more...
 
The Smithsonian
was founded in 1846, and is the world's largest museum and research complex, consisting of 19 museums and galleries, the National Zoological Park and nine research facilities.  To learn about the opportunities in DC highlighting our heritage, knowledge and culture click here.

The National Park Service,
with the help of volunteers and park partners,  proudly cares for and safeguards nearly
400 locations hosting more than 275 million visitors every year.  The Washington DC region has many properties you might consider experiencing. Learn more...

The National Archives holds the Declaration of Independence, U.S. Constitution, and Bill of Rights along with billions of other records that document our national heritage. The National Archives also has fun and engaging activities that can help you earn badges during your visit. Learn more...

Fun Places to Go are all over DC. There are many special events our city has to offer during the same time period as Girl Scouts Rock the Mall. Learn more...