The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts reaches 10 million girls and young women in 145 countries located in five regions: Africa, Arab, Asia Pacific, Europe and Western Hemisphere. WAGGGS also runs four World Centres: Pax Lodge in London, Our Cabaña in Mexico, Our Chalet in Switzerland and Sangam in India. Find out more about Girl Guiding and Girl Scouting around the world by visiting the WAGGGS website
GOTA (Guides on the Air)
GOTA is an opportunity for Members of Guiding – from Sparks to Guiders – to talk to other Members of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts all over the world via amateur radio.
To find out more information you can read this article or go to the GOTA website.
World Centres Camp-in-a-Box
Looking for a WAGGS inspired camp? Check Out The World Centres Camp in a Box
This Camp-in-a-Box was devised by the International Committee of Fraser Skies Area in British Columbia to provide an opportunity to enjoy the many features of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) World Centres while at camp.
Please check the Provincial website for information on the following Challenges; there is also a listing that will show you what program work each Challenge will cover at each Guiding level.
- World Tour Challenge
- Girls World Wide Challenge
- Diversity Challenge
- Discover Hosteling Challenge
- BC Cote D’Ivoire Challenge
- CWFF Pizza Challenge –offered by Province
Canadian World Friendship Fund (CWFF) Pizza Challenges
What could you win? $100 towards a Pizza party for your unit
What will you get? A Beautiful Guiding Crest!
There are two (not just one) challenges you are eligible to apply for. The process is simple,
- Download the Provincial CWFF Pizza Challenge application form from the Provincial website at http://www.bc-girlguides.org/WEB/Documents/BC/CWFFPizzaChallenge_infosheet2015.pdf
- Complete the Provincial application form detailing how you and your unit/group earned money for CWFF. Note, this is a UNIT challenge, so DISTRICT level events do not apply.
- Photocopy that application form.
- Send one copy to the Provincial office (1476 West 8th Avenue, Vancouver, B.C. V6H 1E1).
- Send the second copy to the Fraser Skies Area c/o Lana Lamoureux 11359 Surrey Road, Surrey BC V3R5T2.
- Make sure you get them both in to the offices by 31 March, 2017.
- Good luck!!
Have you ever wanted to explore the world with Guiding?
Here’s a chance to explore Vancouver’s rich ethnic heritage and to learn how to travel internationally.
Who? Girls from 3rd year Guides and older (some Guiders are needed too, but girls may apply without being in a patrol)
Where? Jericho (HI) Hostel, Vancouver to start, girls will be picked up at Rally in the Valley at the Langley Event Centre
When? Friday, May 26 to Sunday, May 28, 2017
How much? $100.00 (note: this is being subsidized by at least $75/person)
How to apply? See attached “World in a Weekend” application forms
Why? Fun, meet new friends, fun, something to put on a sponsored trip application, fun, earn the Hostel Challenge (crest!), fun.
Deadline? All forms and money must be received by Barbara Fraser Tilley by Friday, April 7, 2017 (no forms or no money = no trip)