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International Guiding

Learning about Guiding and Scouting in other countries is an important part of the Australian Guide Program. This section of the website has some stuff that might be useful for your own programming.

The Four World Centres

Links of Unity

An article I wrote about what the Links of Unity REALLY mean.

A list of the Links of Unity.

A game that can be used to teach/reinforce the Links of Unity.

Multicultural Games
http://www.wilderdom.com/games/MulticulturalExperientialActivities.html

International Food
This website has recipes and information about over sixty countries. Well worth exploring.
http://www.foodbycountry.com/

Information about countries

World Fact Book 2002 has links to information about 270 countries, including some I have never heard of:
http://www.faqs.org/docs/factbook/countrylisting.html

World Flags with pictures
http://www.faqs.org/docs/factbook/docs/flagsoftheworld.html

World reference maps
http://www.faqs.org/docs/factbook/docs/refmaps.html

 

Australia
Here is a collection of links to pages about Australia that you might like to explore for Thinking Day or just for fun

 

Websites of Guiding associations

Here is a list of websites about Guiding in other countries that I have found while surfing the net. It is by no means a comprehensive list (obviously)! I'm adding more as I surf.

Girl Guides Australia: http://www.guidesaus.org.au 

Scouting and Guiding around the world - Local home pages - many links no longer work
http://inter.scoutnet.org/units_ww.html#aw

Antigua and Barbuda, Guiding since 1931 (accessed 1st March 2008)
http://www.antiguanice.com/abgga/index.html

Girl Guides Canada: http://www.girlguides.ca/

Girl Guides Singapore: http://www.girlguides.org.sg

Girl Scouts of America: http://www.girlscouts.org/

Girls Guides of United Kingdom: http://www.guides.org.uk/

Guides New Zealand: http://www.girlguidingnz.org.nz/

Irish Girl Guides
There are three Girl Guide Associations in Ireland. Here are links to two of them:
http://www.irishgirlguides.ie/
http://www.girlguidesireland.ie/

Guiding and Scouting in Poland: http://www.zhp.org.pl/wiadomosci/obce/index.html