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

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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,  please contact your Region International Contact or international@guidesvic.org.au for any information or any questions you have on how to apply or get started on an international event application.

Who is your Region International Contact?

Find the list of these wonderful, knowledgeable women here.

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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2017 Discover your potential

Come to Sangam to learn about yourself and discover the change you want to be in the world. Participate in a Community Leadership Development Project working with one of Sangam's Community Partner Organisations.
WHEN:
Discover your Potential I 10-19 July 2017
Discover your Potential II 22-31 July 2017
Discover your Potential III 3-12 August 2017
Discover your Potential IV 15-24 Augusts 207

WHO: Youth members 16+, Adult members 18+

CLOSING DATE: 31st March 2017

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2017 Arts 4 Change

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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Sangam Community Programmes TARE (Star) 2016/2017

A unique volunteer experience! Step outside your comfort zone and connect with India. Those who go find it very rewarding and want to return.

WHEN: various times - refer to flyer

WHO:   Adult members 18+

CLOSING DATE: 1 month prior to the start of each programme.

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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

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Application Form

Gifts for Change

Volunteer your time to a project at Sangam and also work with one or more of our Community Partner organizations in a Community Leadership Development Project.

WHEN: 19-28 Dec 2016

WHO: Youth members 16+, Adult members18+

Refer to Flyer for more info

Current International Events Vic Information

2017: Singapore Centenary Camp

Opportunity for 11 and 12 year old Guides!
Activities will include an International bazaar, campfire, water activities, local excursions, craft, high and low ropes, heritage trails, movie screening and wide games.

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

WHEN: 18-21 November, 2017

WHO: PARTICIPANTS: 6 youth members aged 11-12. That is born on or between the 22nd November 2006 and 7 November 2004.
         LEADERS: Two Leaders 18+
         All participants must have some camping experience. Leaders must be experienced leading 8-12 year olds.
         NOTE: This would suit a unit leader taking girls from her own unit.

CLOSING DATE: 28th February 2017

Refer to Flyer for more info

2017 Girl Scout International Camp Act! Connect! Empower!  
Foster an appreciation for nature and responsibility for nature conservation through camping in nature and enhance world citizenship by interacting with participants who have diverse backgrounds, sharing international friendship and caring for each other through camping life.
WHEN: 31 July – 6 th August 2017
WHERE: Dangnam-ri, Yeoju, Korea
WHO: Youth members 14-17, Leaders 18+
AUSTRALIAN CLOSING DATE: 28th February 2017 

2017: 15th World Scout Moot Iceland is coming!

Apply now
Experience the true beauty of volcanic mountain ranges. Roam the streets of the engrossing Icelandic villages and towns.
The Australian Contingent will include both Scouts and guides from across the country joining 5000+ international Scouts. We will also be running optional Pre and Post tours for thsoe who have a hunger for more adventure.

WHERE: Near Reykjavik, Iceland

WHEN: 25th July to 2nd August, 2017
            Pre-tour: 8th July - 24rh July
            Poar-tour: 2nd August to (TBA - details still being finalised)

WHO: PARTICIPANTS: Adult members aged between 18 and 25 at the time of the event. That is born on or between the 2nd August 1991 and 25th July 1999.
          INTERNATIONAL SERVICE TEAM: Adult members who are 26 or older at the time of the event, that is born on or before 1st August 1991.

CLOSING DATE: 31st December 2016

Refer to Flyer for more info
*IMPORTANT: Selection will occur on a rolling basis. Applicants will be required to register on the Scout database after 1st August. Pre and post event tours are expected to fill quickly so don't delay. Apply now!

2017: NORDJamboree, Norway

Nord means north and is a Nations Scout Jamboree for members of the Norwegian Guide and Scout Association and guests from other Guide and Scout associations from all corners of the world. During the summer weeks the sun never sets, meaning that the participants can enjoy great activities day and night. The Norwegian nature and wildlife will be an important part of the programme of the jamboree, and all Guides and Scouts will get to experience hiking in the spectacular surrounds of the area.

WHEN: 1st to 8th July, 2017
WHERE: Bodo, Norway (situated just north of the Actic Circle)

WHO: PARTICIPANTS: Youth members, Guides 14-15years, Rovers 16-24 years (born 2001 or earlier). Leaders: Adult members
         STAFF: Adult members.

CLOSING DATE: 30th November 2016

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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Volunteers needed!

Volunteers can visit Our Cabana for a period of 12 to 24 weeks depending on the season. At Our Cabana you will take part in every aspect required to help run a successful season. You can also apply for a travel grant to assist with costs.

WHEN: Winter/Spring: 19th December 2016 - 3rd May 2017 OR June to December 2017 OR October to December 2017

WHO: Adult members 18+

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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

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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

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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