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

Flyer

 

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. 

Flyer

 

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.

Flyer

 

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

Flyer

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: Norjam - UK

A co-ed week long camp which brings together Scouts & Guides from around the world every four years at Norfolk Showground just outside Norwich. Norjam is famous for its activities and 2018 is no exception. With more activiteis planned than ever before, you can't imagine the fun that's waiting for you!

WHEN: 11th to 18 August 2018.

WHERE: Norfolk Showground, Norwich, Norfolk UK

WHO: Youth members 14-17 years, Adult members 18+
(2 leaders with camping qualifications to camp with youth. Additional leaders may attend as staff.)

CLOSING DATE: 30th September 2017

Refer to Flyer for more info

2018: Arden International Camp - UK

Situated near the heart of the Midlands at Blackwell Adventure, with action-packed days of activities, adventure, challenges and fun, we know you will not want to miss out! More adventure, more challenge and even more fun!

WHEN: 5-11 August 2018.

WHERE: Blackwell Court, Bromsgroe, Worcestershire UK

WHO: Youth members 14-17 years, Adult members 18+
(2 leaders with camping qualifications to camp with youth. Additional leaders may attend as staff.)

CLOSING DATE: 30th September 2017

Refer to Flyer for more info

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

Our Chalet

2017: Treasures of Our Chalet

This is a brand new event for Our Chalet. We plan to share past memories of Guiding and Scouting, remember different skills and discuss ideas and vision for the future of Girl Guiding and Girl Scouting

WHEN: 8-13 October 2017

WHERE: Our Chalet, Adelboden, Switzerland

WHO: Members 18+

CLOSING DATE: 31st August 2017

Refer to Flyer for more info

Our Cabana


2017& 18: Sea Adventure

Enjoy the sea and help to preserve endangered species!

Clean the beach, clean turtle nests and release the incredible turtles to the sea. You'll also dive into Mexican culture, history and gastronomy as you make new friends. Watch a video from this very special event.
 
WHEN: 6-13 Nov 2017 (refer attached flyer for 2018 dates)
WHO: Youth members 14-17, Adult members 18+
CLOSING DATE: 31st August for Nov 2017 event. Closing date for 2018 events is 3 months before the event
 

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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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

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

Watch this space!