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  World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts - About
The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts is a worldwide Movement providing non-formal education where girls and young women develop leadership and life skills through self-development, challenge and adventure.
Guiding makes you the person you were destined to be, and it's always there to push you and challenge you in exciting ways.
I have been a member of the Girl Guides Association for 13 years and enjoyed every bit of it, especially meetings, camping, rallies, fundraising, working for badges and all the exciting challenges that it entails.
www.wagggsworld.org /en/about   (1305 words)

  Girl Guides - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Girl Guides was founded as the female version of Sir Robert Baden-Powell's Boy Scouts, in 1910 with the assistance of his sister Agnes Baden-Powell.
The Girl Guides were named after the famous corps of guides in India.
Guides have come a long way since they were founded after the Crystal Palace rally and the new programmes for all sections reflect modern values and interests.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Girl_Guides   (327 words)

 Brownies (Girl Guides) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
One girl is in charge of the six - the Sixer (in Canada this girl is the Circle Leader and her helper is the Circle Second).
In Canada, the uniforms have recently changed from the traditional all brown (with choices including brown t-shirts, sweaters, sashes cargo pants or skirts, along with extras such as camp hats) to dark orange with a navy sash and a navy skirt or pants, as in the older girl guides.
The Guiding movement in the United Kingdom remains popular - one third of all 8 year old girls in the UK are Brownies.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Brownies_(Girl_Guides)   (426 words)

 Girl Guides
Guides Canada is a voluntary organization that promotes the emotional, physical, intellectual and spiritual well-being of girls and women through values-based programs.
In 1998, approximately 230 000 girls between the ages of 5 and 17 were members in the various branches (Sparks, Brownies, Guides, Pathfinders, Rangers, Cadets and Junior Leaders), with groups in most communities in every province and territory, under the leadership of around 50 000 women volunteers.
Membership in Guiding is voluntary and open to girls and women who are willing to make the Promise, without distinction of creed, race, class, nationality or any other circumstances.
www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com /index.cfm?PgNm=TCE&Params=A1ARTA0003264   (452 words)

 Salon Directory
The newer guides, though no doubt more enlightened than the old, share with them the assumption that single women still need on how to be happy and creative on their own.
Guides for "spinsters" in the late 1800s were more melancholic, but perhaps less hysterical and confused, than the new ones.
The newer guides for city girls appear to be more enlightened -- they're much too sophisticated to deal in "tips on how to hook a man" and other such retro advice -- but in some ways, the feeling of single-girl desperation looms even larger despite, or because of, their keep-smiling, create-yourself aura.
www.salon.com /mwt/style/2001/05/07/girl_guides   (847 words)

 Antigua & Barbuda Girl Guides.
For girls and their parents, Guiding is one of the best things about growing up-not just because it's fun.
Girls and young women develop skills and values, which prepare them for a richer career, community and family life.
Guiding gives girls an opportunity during their formative years to experiment with various roles, and develop skills and capabilities free from negativity or stereotyping.
www.antiguanice.com /abgga   (476 words)

Baden-Powell invited his sister, Agnes, as the girls' leader and chose the name Girl Guides after the famous corps of guides in India who were "distinguished for their general handiness and resourcefulness under difficulties, and their keenness and courage".
Baden-Powell felt that the Movement for girls should be run by women, so in 1910 he asked his elderly sister Agnes to undertake the work of adapting his book of Scouting for Boys, for use with girls.
That year the Guide Movement was formally founded, with the establishment of the Girl Guides Association.
www.hkgga.org.hk /en/info/history.htm   (839 words)

 Bargby.com - Girl Guides and Girl Scouts Everywhere | Solar Cooking   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
But we rarely hear from Canadian and USA Guides and Girl Scouts who are the major contributors to the Girl Scout Solar Cooker Fund, which makes possible the good works of those girls and adults in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the South Pacific.
In 2000 the Girl Guides of Tanzania hosted a full trainer training seminar, graduating twelve women prepared to lead workshops, but for reasons beyond their control they were not able to begin their project right away.
They already knew that Girl Guide training was supposed to be fun, and they helped those from distant districts build their cookers and then learn how to use them, enjoying it all.
www.barby.com /solar_cooking.htm   (500 words)

 Girl Guides
In November, the Ladybird Guides, Brownie Guides and Guides participated in a Gang Show in Thurles to celebrate the 25th Birthday of the Mid-West Region, all the girls took part in the entertainment.
The Irish Girl Guides is open to girls of every faith and the religious needs of all are respected.
Through guiding, girls are helped and encouraged to deepen their religious faith.
www.fethard.com /organ/GirlGuides.html   (763 words)

At that time, Canadian Girl Guide companies were under the authority of the International Girl Guides Association of the United Kingdom, the central organization of the international Guiding movement.
In 1917, the Canadian Council of the Girl Guides Association was incorporated.
During the Girls Guide movement's early years, company management was the responsibility of local associations, composed of parents.
www.etrc.ca /holdings/fonds.php?docid=113   (568 words)

 Girl Guides
Guiding is as varied and unique as the women and girls who are among its thousands of members.
Girl Guides of all ages can experience everything from sports and physical activities, science and technology, money and music, drama and arts, outdoor adventure or social action and community service.
Girls test themselves physically, mentally and emotionally through canoe tripping, backpacking, rock climbing, cycling, horseback riding, winter camping or skiing while applying the Guiding Principles of environmental stewardship, mutual respect, sisterhood, service, community and global citizenship.
portal.citysoup.ca /NR/exeres/571446E2-E819-404B-BB6A-A1033FCDC92E.htm   (839 words)

 Donnybrook District Girl Guides
Girl Guides of Canada - Guides Du Canada is the country's largest organization for girls and women.
The Aim of the Girl Guides of Canada - Guides Du Canada is to help girls and young women become responsible citizens, able to give leadership and service to the community, whether local, national or global.
The North Dorchester Township Girl Guides were established in 1960.
www.geocities.com /donnybrookguides   (381 words)

 History: Juliette Gordon Low Biography
She encouraged girls to prepare not only for traditional homemaking, but also for possible future roles as professional women—in the arts, sciences and business—and for active citizenship outside the home.
Girl Scouting welcomed disabled girls at a time when they were excluded from many other activities.
Girl Scouts is the largest educational organization for girls in the world and has influenced the more than 50 million girls, women and men who have belonged to it.
www.girlscouts.org /who_we_are/history/low_biography   (1079 words)

 Who We Are: Girl Scout History
She believed that all girls should be given the opportunity to develop physically, mentally, and spiritually.
With the goal of bringing girls out of isolated home environments and into community service and the open air, Girl Scouts hiked, played basketball, went on camping trips, learned how to tell time by the stars, and studied first aid.
Today, Girl Scouts of the USA has a membership of nearly four million girls and adults, a significant growth from its modest beginnings nearly a century ago.
www.girlscouts.org /who_we_are/history   (284 words)

 World Foundation for Girl Guides and Girl Scouts
The World Foundation for Girl Guides and Girl Scouts is an independent, not-for-profit organization established in 1971 and granted 501(c)(3) status by the U. Internal Revenue Service.
The two members of the World Foundation are the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) and Girl Scouts of the United States of America (GSUSA).
The entrance and reception area of Sangam was renovated.
www.worldfoundationgggs.org   (413 words)

The Newton District, created in 1975, is one of three subdivisions of the Girl Guides of Canada's Sherbrooke Division formed during the Division's reorganization in the early 1970s.
The documents in this fonds were previously kept in the Girl Guides of Canada.
The By-laws of the Girl Guides of Canada are kept in the Girl Guides of Canada.
www.etrc.ca /holdings/fonds.php?docid=116   (281 words)

 Girl Guides
The Tanzania Girl Guides Association, Arusha Region conducted various activities last week to commemorate the birthday of the association founder Lord Baden Powell and his wife Lady Oliva Powell.
Among activities conducted by the Girl Guides include planting of trees, cleaning premises, visiting children in hospitals and orphanages and staging entertainment performances.
Above: The Girl Guides assistant regional commissioner planting a tree in front of Kimandolu secondary school hall while girl guides from Arusha and Sekei secondary schools look on.
www.arushatimes.co.tz /2002/10/girl_guides.htm   (192 words)

 BBC - h2g2 - UK Guiding - Girl Guides
The Girl Guides are open to all girls aged ten to 14.
Guides can work on Go For Its within their Patrol time, and also work towards there Challenge badges.
A Guide is helpful and uses her time and abilities wisely.
www.bbc.co.uk /dna/h2g2/A499250   (519 words)

 Girl Guides - Psychology Central   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
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The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts is the international governing body of the Girl Guiding/Scouting movement, which comprises the largest international youth organization for girls and young women.
Although some people see Guides as being outdated, the organisation currently has around 50,000 girls on its waiting lists, indicating that the problems reside not in attracting the girls but in persuading adults to give their time to the organisation.
psychcentral.com /psypsych/Girl_Guides   (345 words)

 World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts - Projects
The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts is involved in a variety of projects around the world.
If you are part of a Member Organization and want to find out more about these projects, or you want to find out how Girl Guides and Girl Scouts are working to change the world, then the information you need will be posted in this section.
Leadership development in WAGGGS is about growing leaders to ensure that they realize their potential and have the necessary core competencies (skills, knowledge and experience) needed to carry out their responsibilities effectively.
www.wagggsworld.org /en/projects   (510 words)

 Girl Guides   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The Girl Guide organization has been involved in English Hr.
Except for five years in the early 1990's when the group closed due to lack of available leaders, the girls have played a vital part in the community.
There are currently 8 Girl Guides, 6 Brownies, and 4 Sparks.
www.k12.nf.ca /fitzgerald/Commun/ehw/GirlGuides.html   (84 words)

 Girl Guides Earn a Badge in Condom Use? - Christianity Today Magazine
The Guides' chief executive, Terry Ryall, defended the organization and the program in a statement, saying: "The Guide Association aims to be a progressive organization which recognizes what real life is like for its young members and listens to them.
The worldwide Guide movement—known in the U.S. as Girl Scouts—has its roots in the association started in 1910 by Robert Baden-Powell as an equivalent for girls of the Scout movement he developed for boys.
But the British Guide Association is now caught in an argument between progressives and traditionalists as some members complain about a handbook produced as part of a program, known as Look Wider, for girls aged 14 and older.
www.christianitytoday.com /ct/2001/103/13.0.html   (924 words)

 Powell River Girl Guides   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The First Powell River Girl Guide company was started in 1922 under the auspices of St Paul's Anglican Church and Miss Alice Milne was appointed Lieutenant of the Company.
The Guides were very active and in the early years joined with the Vancouver Island guides for camping expeditions.
The series consists of a series of poems written during the time the Powell River Guides were at Camp Kolus, Pocahontas Bay on Texada Island, a history of the movement written by Alice Markley and papers from a leader who moved from the Gibson's Landing troop to Powell River.
www.armourtech.com /museum/fonds/gguide.htm   (168 words)

 eBay - girl guides scouts, Historical Memorabilia, Nonfiction Books items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Girl Guides Tea Towel scouts Cambridge West badge guide
Girl Guide Guides Badges Boy Scout Scouts Badges
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 Girl Guides at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The Girl Guides (known as Girl Scouts of the USA in the United States) is a scouting organisation for girls and young women.
The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts is the international governing body of the girl scouting movement.
In Britain, the junior age range of guides are called Brownies.
www.wiki.tatet.com /Girl_Guides.html   (306 words)

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This was the largest guiding event ever held in Ireland.
I was privalaged to be a member of the service team during the conference and it was amazing to meet so many people from all over the world that were all involved with guiding, you really don't appreciate how global guiding is until you see it with your own eyes.
One of the best bits in guiding is going on camp and the first thing that I learnt the first night I was away the tradition of campfire.
members.lycos.co.uk /rathfarnhamguides   (536 words)

 Girl Scouts, Girl Guides   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
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www.artmetalware.com /gallery/girl-scouts,-girl-guides-G50-13891.htm   (45 words)

 Ulladulla Girl Guides NSW   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Since beginning our group has seen alot of girls pass through and grow up, many of them becoming successful young women who play vital parts in our community.
Our group gives girls the opportunity to have fun whilst obtaining skills such as self confidence, creativity, independence and leadership.
Guides also gives the girls an excellent way to make new friends.
www.ulladulla.info /girlguides   (181 words)

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