Girl Guides of Canada is the national Guiding association of Canada. Girl Guides of Canada was founded in 1910 and currently has 90,000+ members. It's headquarters are located in Toronto, Canada
Mary Malcolmson organized the first Canadian Girl Guides Company to be officially registered in St. Catharines, Ontario. Other Guide Companies were registered later in 1910 in Toronto, Moose Jaw and Winnipeg.
The Sparks level is the first level of Girl Guides for girls 5 or 6 years old.
Sparks can earn nine badges (called keepers).
The Brownies level is the second level of Girl Guides for girls 7 or 8 years old. Brownies aim to develop a sense of identity and also a positive relationship with others by participating in a varied program of activities. Brownies can earn ten badges (called keys)
The Guides level is the third level of Girl Guides for girls 9 to 11 years old. Guides are encouraged to do service projects to help their communities. Guides can earn "interest" badges.
The Pathfinders level is the fourth level of Girl Guides for girls 12 to 14 years old. They focus on community service, leadership and camping.
The Rangers level is the fifth level of Girl Guides 15 to 17 years old (and older). It was introduced in September of 2008.
The Adult level is the sixth and final level of Girl Guides. They can leaders and units.
I promise to do my best,
To be true to myself, my beliefs, and Canada.
I will take action for a better world
And respect the Guiding Law.
The Guiding Law challenges me to:
- Be honest and trustworthy
- Use my resources wisely
- Respect myself and others
- Recognize and use my talents and abilities
- Protect our common environment
- Live with courage and strength
- Share in the sisterhood of Guiding.
Girl Guide CookiesEdit
Like Girl Scout Cookies, Girl Guides also sell their own line of cookies. They were first baked by a Guide leader named Christian Riepsamen in Regina, Saskatchewan in 1927.