At the international level, the privilege of representing your country and meeting other women, young and old, who are also there with you from around the world is an amazing and unique experience - truly one that is not easily forgotten.

 

Summary of exciting current
International Opportunities

Travellers Tales

Advance Event Notices

Receive the Australia International event notices directly to your inbox!  Subscribe directly to Australia Girl Guides 'International advance notification email list'.

Email Girl Guides Australia International Manager, with your name, age up to 30 or adult thereafter, Unit or Region and email address. 

Region International Contact

If you would like to apply for an event, ask more questions or can't find what you are looking for,  here is a list of the wonderful, knowledgeable Region International Contacts or you can email for any information or any questions you have on how to apply or get started on an international event application.

When you are applying for an event, remember to always chat to your RIC for more information and tips on how to apply.

International Event Applications

All International events can be applied for online directly at international.girlguides.org.au 

IMPORTANT : Please note that the Victorian closing date for an application will always be 1-2 weeks earlier than the National closing date as listed on the national website and on the flyer.

International Events Application Guidelines
How to Apply for an International Event
International Application Photo Guide 
Application for a WAGGGS Introduction Card and Badges 
Irene Fairbairn Fund Information 
Travel with Girl Guides   Guides and Leaders Information Book 

The State International Manager provides assistance to Victorian members and groups travelling overseas. 
Contact international@guidesvic.org.au


WAGGGS World Centres

For further event information please go to Girl Guides Australia Current International Events
All event applications are via GGA
 


SANGAM


Sangam’s 51st Birthday event 2017

Come to Sangam to experience India and celebrate Sangam’s Birthday! Be part of the fun on World Sangam Day to celebrate 51 years of Sangam! 

WHEN: 8 Oct - 17 Oct 2017 

WHERE: Sangam, Pune, India

WHO: Youth members 16-17, adult members 18+ 

AUSTRALIAN CLOSING DATE: 31st July 2017

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Be the Change: World Toilet Day 2017

World Toilet Day and the Environment experience first-hand what is being achieved in Pune to work towards resolving this issue.

WHEN: 16-22nd November 2017

WHERE: Sangam, Pune, India

WHO: Youth members 16-17, Adult members 18+ 

AUSTRALIAN CLOSING DATE: 31st August 2017

This is a Sangam Leadership event. 

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Essence of India II, Nov. 2017

This is a great introduction to the diversity of this ancient, yet ever changing country. Immerse yourself in Indian culture through dance, fashion and food.

WHEN: 3-9 th November 2017 

WHERE: Sangam, Pune, India 

WHO: Youth members 16-17, Adult members 18+

AUSTRALIAN CLOSING DATE: 31st August 2017

This is a Sangam Cultural event.

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Schoolies@Sangam 2017

Relax, enjoy and celebrate finishing school while practicing yoga, trying Indian dance and participating in a meditation class or two! 

WHEN: 4 th – 11th December 2017

WHERE: Sangam, Pune, India 

WHO: Members 17-19year old school leavers and their friends

Note that as a special incentive, Sangam have reduced 2017 event fee from $1000.00 to $890.00  

AUSTRALIAN CLOSING DATE: 30th September 2017

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Community Programs (TARE)

The Sangam Community Programme offers participatns a unique, high-quality volunteer experience. Tare means 'star' in Hindi, and as part of the Community Programme you become Stars of the Sangam family. Apply for the Community Program for anywhere between 3 and 12 weeks and receive a personalised placement.
WHEN: Refer to the flyer as dates vary.

WHO: Adult members 18+

AUSTRALIAN CLOSING DATE: 2 months prior to the start of each program

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2017 Arts 4 Change

CLOSING DATE EXTENDED TO 30TH APRIL 2017
It's more than just making art... it's about moving people in and through it. Capture the power of art thorught photography, music, visual art or drama. It will be a flourish of creativity with lasting impact.
WHEN: 1st to 8th July 2017
Immersion add-on: 2 days of workshops to enhance your art experience prior to the Arts4Change event commencing. These will be for be you to immerse yourself in workshops on various art forms.
WHEN: 29th June to 8th July 2017
Community Program add-on: Adult members can continue working with our Community Partners after the event as a Community Program participant.
WHEN: 1st to 29th July 2017
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Essence of India III

This is a great introduction to the diversity of this ancient, yet ever changing country. Immerse yourself in Indian culture through dance, fashion and food.

WHEN: 21 to 27 January, 2018

WHO:   Youth members 16-17, Adult members 18+

CLOSING DATE: 31st October 2017.

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Sangam Volunteers and Interns 2016-2017 Season

Namaste!! Next year, we are looking for amazing volunteers and interns to help during our 50th Birthday Season!!!
The only requirement is that you are at least 21. There is no upper age limit!

Christa Ochocki Deputy World Centre Manager: Operations

Flyer

Application Form

2017 Reach for the Stars

Come to Sangam to shine! Develop your leadership skills, learn about WAGGGS and discover Indian culture. Immerse yourself through dance, fashion and food. Challenge yourself as you discover the colourful city of Pune, through visits to diverse sites.

WHEN: 5th - 14th September
WHERE: Sangam, Pune, India
WHO: Youth members 16-17, Adult members18+
CLOSING DATE: 31st May 2017

Refer to Flyer  for more info

Current International Events Vic Information

2018: Southern Splendour Tour

Join us for a two week tour of the most scenic part of the South Island of New Zealand including some hidden gems. Experience kiwi hospitality at it's best.

WHERE: Camp Christine, Sarimbun Scout Camp and MOE Jalan Bahtera Adventure Centre, Singapore

WHEN: 25th February to 10th March 2018. Optional 5 day North Island tour, 10th to 14th March 2018.

WHO: Members 18+, partners and friends

CLOSING DATE: 31st October 2017

Refer to Flyer for more info

2018 New Zealand Ranger Event


There will be an onsite program and offsite ADVENTURE activities which may take place across the country. These are still to be finalised. At Flame in 2014, the adventures varied from horse riding to surfing, cooking to canyoning, water adventures to four-wheel driving, tall ship sailing, bridge climbing and Rainbow's End. Expect a similar variety of adventures!

WHERE: Masterton, New Zealand

WHEN: 5th to 12th January, 2018 with an optional post-Jamboree tour: 12th to 18th January, 2018

WHO: Youth members 12 1/2 - 17. Adult leaders 18+
This means you will need to have been born between 1 February 2000 and 1 August 2005 in order to attend as a participant.

CLOSING DATE: 31st July 2017

Refer to Flyer for more info

2018: Girl Guide International Camp, Malaysia

The Girl Guide Association of Malaysia, Penang Branch, invite you to join them for a six day camp. Challenge yourself, experience Malaysian culture, plus meet Guides from Malaysia and other countries in the Asia Pacific Region.

WHEN:  3 to 8 April, 2018. 2 nights of home hospitality is offered either before or after the camp.
WHERE: Penang Municipal Park, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia

WHO: PARTICIPANTS: 10 youth members, Guides 14-17 years. Leaders: Adult members 18+

CLOSING DATE: 31st May 2017

Refer to Flyer for more info

2017: Jamboree, Denmark

We want to leave impressions in ourselves, each other and the world around us. 40,000 Danish and international guides and scouts will meet in the picturesque area of Sonderborg, close to the Danish-German border.

WHERE: Sonderborg, Denmark

WHEN: 22nd July to 30th July, 2017

WHO: PARTICIPANTS: Youth members 14years+
          INTERNATIONAL SERVICE TEAM: Adult members.

CLOSING DATE: 31st October 2016

Refer to Flyer for more info

2017 Thailand - Three-Generation Barge Program

Rescheduled dates for 2017 3rd July-17th July 2017

With Girl Guide Association of Thailand
Are you looking for an international trip with a difference? Are you interested in combining tourism with environmental education and service?  If so, this could be the trip for you. This project has been developed in association with Triadhos Three-generation Barge Program and Girl Guide Association of Thailand.

Information about Triadhos 3G barge programs
Brochure

WHEN: 3 July to 17 July, 2017

WHERE: Bangkok-Chiang Mai-Krabi-Bangkok

CLOSING DATE EXTENDED TO 7TH DECEMBER 2016

APPLY ON LINE

Our Chalet

2018: Swiss Challenge

Come and discover the magic of the first WAGGGS World Centre, Our Chalet. Here you can explore the Swiss Alps and challenge yourself through a variety of outdoor activities.

 

WHEN: Various dates (refer to flyer)

WHO: Youth members 14years-17, Adult members 18+

CLOSING DATE: 30th March 2017

Refer to Flyer for more info

Our Cabana


New Year’s Event 2017-18

Welcome the new year with Girl Guides and Girl Scouts from other countries while building lifelong friendships. Help in a community service project and learn about Mexican culture and traditions. 

WHEN: 29th December 2017 – 6 th January 2018

WHERE: Nuestra Cabaña, Cuernavaca, Mexico

WHO: Youth members 14-17, Adult members 18+

AUSTRALIAN CLOSING DATE: 31st August 2017

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Internship Opportunities

Our Cabana offers a unique programme based in the Girl Guide/Girl Scout methodology: Active, fun, interesting and filled with adventures that provide new experiences and explores Mexico's culture and traditions.

WHEN: January to June 2018
WHO: Adult members 18+

CLOSING DATE: 17th May 2017

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2017 Sea Adventure III and IV

Enjoy the sea and help to preserve endangered species.
Come to Nuestra Cabana, the place where dreams come true, and visit the wonderful place where you can help preserve the endangered sea turtle. The experience incorporates environmental learning with Mexican culture and traditions.

WHEN: Sea Adventure III:  3rd - 10th April 2017
            Sea Adventure IV: 4th - 21st April 2017

WHO: Youth members 14-17, Adult members 18+

CLOSING DATE: 31st January 2017

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2017 Sea Adventure V

Enjoy the sea and help to preserve endangered species.
Come to Nuestra Cabana, the place where dreams come true, and visit the wonderful place where you can help preserve the endangered sea turtle. The experience incorporates environmental learning with Mexican culture and traditions.

WHEN: 6th November to 13th November 2017

WHO: Youth members 14-17, Adult members 18+

CLOSING DATE: 31st August 2017

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2017 Thinking Day and Monarch Butterfly

Come and enjoy our great World Thinking Day celebration and experience Mexican culture. Visit and explore amazing places in Mexico including our wonderful Monarch Butterfly sanctuaries.
WHEN: 16th - 24th February 2017

WHO: Adult members 18+

CLOSING DATE: 20th December 2016

Flyer

2017 Day of the Dead and Mexican Traditions

Celebrate life and friendship in the most memorable way!

WHEN: 26th October to 3rd November 2017

WHO: Adult members 18+

CLOSING DATE: 31st August 2017

Flyer

UK/PAX LODGE

 

2017: Kent Scouts International Jamboree, UK

Scouts and Guides worldwide come together to take part in seven days of fun, friends and adventure.

WHERE: Maidstone, Kent UK

WHEN: 29th July to 5th August, 2017

WHO: PARTICIPANTS: Youth members 14-17year and 2 Leaders 18+

CLOSING DATE: 31st October 2016

Refer to Flyer for more info

2017: Journey through London AND Your London Adventure

Journey through London is a week long summer event for girls to discover London, participate in a community project and more. Sample itinerary.
Your London Adventure is a week long summer event for groups who would like to schedule a tailored event to suit their particular groups needs. Sample itinerary.

WHEN: Various dates through July and August 2017 (refer flyer)
WHO: Youth members 14-17, Adult members 18+
WHERE: Pax Lodge, London UK

CLOSING DATE: 31st October 2016

Refer to Flyer for more info