Girl Scout Knowledge
Terms in this set (40)
On my honor, I will try to serve G-d and my country, to help people at all times, and to live by the Girl Scout Law
I will do my best to be honest and fair, friendly and helpful, considerate and caring, courageous and strong, and responsible for what I say and do. and to respect myself and others, respect authority, use resources wisely, make the world a better place, and be a sister to every Girl Scout.
Do a good turn daily.
Four Program Goals of Girl Scouting
-Girls will develop to their full potential, -girls will relate to others with increasing understanding, skill, and respect, -girls will develop a meaningful set of values to guide their actions and to provide for sound decision-making, - Girls will continue to the improvement of society through the use of their abilities and leadership skills, while working in cooperation with others.
World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts
Established in 1928
World Center located in Adeboden, Switzerland
World Center located in Cuernavaca, Mexico
World Center located in London, England
World Center located in Pune, India
Where WAGGGS receives most of its money from
Established in 1915
Directs and coordinates the Girl Scout movements in the United States
Located in New York
These people write handbooks, leaders' guides, and other program materials, support wider opportunities with nationwide participation, train girls and adults at Edith Macy Conference Center, maintain membership data files
Juliette Gordon Low
Founded the Girl Scouts in the USA in 1912
Juliette Gordon Low
Born in Savannah, Georgia, her nickname was Daisy, and learned how to fly a plane!
Lord Robert Baden-Powell
Founded the Boy Scout Movement in England in 1908 and the Girl Guides in 1910
Lady Olave Baden-Powell
Married Lord Robert Baden-Powell in 1912 and was the Chief Guide of England (1918) and World Chief Guide of the Girl Guide/Girl Scout Movement (1930)
Represents the three parts of the promise
Everyone stands in a circle and each person crosses her right arm over her left, clasping hands with her friends on both sides.
As everyone stands in the friendship circle, a squeeze is passed from hand to hand.
Girl Scout Handshake
A form of greeting used by GS/GG all around the world; it is done by shaking hands with the left hand while making the GS sign with the right.
Girl Scout Sign
A form of greeting exchanged whenever GS/GG meet; three fingers of the right hand are extended to symbolize the three parts of the promise.
Senior Girl Scout Leadership Award
Recognizes girls for learning leadership skills and serving in group leadership capacities.
Senior Girl Scout Challenge
Recognizes girls who have put the Girl Scout Promise and Law into action through a community service project or for another group in girl scouting.
Girl Scout Gold Award
The highest achievement in Girl Scouting
Career Exploration Pin
Recognizes girls who explore career options
-Life Skills, - Nature, Science, and Health, - Communications, -The Arts and History, -Sports and Recreation
Skill builders, technology, service project, career exploration
Court of Awards
A ceremony for GS to receive recognition
A ceremony to "cross the bridge" to the next level of Girl Scouting
A ceremony to welcome a new girl into Girl Scouting
Girl Scout's Own Ceremony
A special ceremony created by a troop or group to reflect on a theme.
The ceremony to renew the commitment to the promise and the law.
Candle Light Ceremony
A small part of another ceremony such as an Investiture or Rededication; 13 candles are lit at a Candle Light Ceremony- 10 to represent the ten parts to the GS law and 3 to represent the three parts to the GS Promise.
Girl Scout Birthday