And for many girls it is much more than that. Guiding becomes a central point for developing social skills and life skills.
At Guides, girls and women are provided with opportunities to
- develop new skills
- try cool activities
- gain confidence to think and act for themselves
- make new friends
- acquire a greater respect for the environment and
- experience a sense of community while having fun.
That's what Guiding is all about.
Girls are members of a Guide Unit of similar aged girls in their community. They help to decide, plan and participate in their own unit programs.
The Guiding program has an integrated approach to progressive self-development through
Patrol System to develop teamwork skills
Promise and Law - our underlying code of living
commitment to the
Enjoying the Outdoors for active adventure and awareness of environment
Giving Service to encourage a sense of community
World Guiding to build peace and understanding
Traditions for a sense of belonging and history
Leadership Development to build skills for life