Leslie's historic UK Guide Badge Syllabuses

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1927 (July) - Hints on Girl Guide Badges - 10th edition - International Knowledge Badge

A Guide must have: 
a) The Interpreter's Badge
b) Knowledge of the national flags of not less than twenty of the foreign countries affiliated to the International Council.
c) Corresponded regularly with a Guide or Girl Scout in some other country for at least a year.
d) Some knowledge of the Girl Guide and Boy Scout International Organisations, and of the League of Nations and its component parts.
1929 (July) - Hints on Girl Guide Badges 12th edition - International Knowledge

A Guide must have: 
a) The Interpreter's Badge
b) Knowledge of the national flags of not less than twenty of the foreign countries affiliated to the International Council.
c) Corresponded regularly with a Guide or Girl Scout in some other country for at least a year.
d) Some knowledge of the Girl Guide and Boy Scout International Organisations, and of the League of Nations and its component parts.

1930 POR - International Knowledge Badge


A Guide must have:

a) The Interpreter's badge.

b) Knowledge of the national flags of not less than twenty of the foreign countries affiliated to the International Council.

c) Corresponded regularly with a Guide or Girl Scout in some other country for at least a year.

d) Some knowledge of the Girl Guide and Boy Scout International Organisations, and of the League of Nations and its component parts.

1931 POR - International Knowledge Badge


A Guide must have:

a) The Interpreter's badge.

b) Knowledge of the national flags of not less than twenty of the foreign countries affiliated to the International Council.

c) Corresponded regularly with a Guide or Girl Scout in some other country for at least a year.

d) Some knowledge of the Girl Guide and Boy Scout International Organisations, and of the League of Nations and its component parts.

1932 POR - International Knowledge Badge


Know the geographical position of at least one country other than her own (its important towns, rivers, mountains, mines, industries, etc.); know what sort of people live there, what language they speak; know some of their customs, ways and characteristics.

Collect stamps and postcards of views and of types of people of the country she has chosen and, if possible, correspond with at least one child of that country.

Have a knowledge of the national flags of not less than twenty of the foreign countries affiliated to the World Association.

Have some knowledge of the Girl Guide and Boy Scout International organisations and the League of Nations and its component parts.

1933 Hints on Girl Guide Badges - 15th Edition - International Knowledge Badge

Know the geographical position of at least one country other than her own (its important towns, rivers, mountains, mines, industries, etc.); know what sort of people live there, what language they speak; know some of their customs, ways and characteristics.
Collect stamps and postcards of views and of types of people of the country she has chosen and, if possible, correspond with at least one child of that country.
Have a knowledge of the national flags of not less than twenty of the foreign countries affiliated to the World Association.
Have some knowledge of the Girl Guide and Boy Scout International organisations and the League of Nations and its component parts.

1935 POR - International Knowledge Badge


Know the geographical position of at least one country other than her own (its important towns, rivers, mountains, mines, industries, etc.); know what sort of people live there, what language they speak; know some of their customs, ways and characteristics.

Collect stamps and postcards of views and of types of people of the country she has chosen and, if possible, correspond with at least one child of that country.

Have a knowledge of the national flags of not less than twenty of the foreign countries affiliated to the World Association.

Have some knowledge of the Girl Guide and Boy Scout International organisations and the League of Nations and its component parts.

1938 POR - International Knowledge Badge


Know the geographical position of at least one country other than her own (its important towns, rivers, mountains, mines, industries, etc.); know what sort of people live there, what language they speak; know some of their customs, ways and characteristics.

Collect stamps and postcards of views and of types of people of the country she has chosen and, if possible, correspond with at least one child of that country.

Have a knowledge of the national flags of not less than twenty of the foreign countries affiliated to the World Association.

Have some knowledge of the Girl Guide and Boy Scout International organisations and the League of Nations and its component parts.

1939 POR - International Knowledge Badge


1) Know the geographical position of at least one country other than her own (its important towns, rivers, mountains, mines, industries, etc.); know what sort of people live there, what language they speak; know some of their customs, ways and characteristics.

2) Collect stamps and postcards of views and of types of people of the country she has chosen and, if possible, correspond with at least one child of that country.

3) Have a knowledge of the national flags of not less than twenty of the foreign countries affiliated to the World Association.

4) Have some knowledge of the Girl Guide and Boy Scout International organisations and the League of Nations and its component parts.

1942 (November) POR - International Knowledge Badge


This badge will in future be called the Traveller's Badge.  The revised syllabus is as follows:

1) Choose any foreign nation and prepare for a visit to them by making your own guide book, with illustrations:

a) Country and climate, agriculture and industries, religion, history, government during recent years, customs and culture.

b) Guiding and Scouting, or where there are no Guides and Scouts, the National Youth Movement and how their aims resemble and differ from our own.

c) The life and achievement of a national hero or heroine.

2) Do TWO of the following, one from each group:

a) Sing a song, dance a dance, speak some verse or prose, play a tune, tell a story or legend, sing or play a national anthem.

b) Cook a dish, make some useful article (which may be one of the following: needlework, embroidery, wood-carving, etc.).

Each to be an example of the national culture of some nation other than your own.

3) Have a knowledge of the national flags of not less than 20 of the foreign countries affiliated to the world Association.

1943 POR - International Knowledge Badge


1) Know what is meant by "The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts." and give a short description of its work.

2) Point out on the map the countries which were members of the World Association before 1939.

3) Correspond for a year with a Guide from another country.  Know something about that country, including its history and traditions.

4) Make contact with at least one foreigner in her neighbourhood (not necessarily a Guide) and learn something about his or her country (for example a national dish, some form of handwork, a song or dance), and a few words of his or her language.

5) Have told a folk tale or story or have taught a song or dance from a foreign country to her patrol.

1947 POR - International Knowledge Badge


1) Know what is meant by "The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts." and give a short description of its work.

2) Point out on the map the countries which were members of the World Association before 1939.  Recognise the Girl Guide and Girl Scout uniform of three countries where it is different from her own.

3) Correspond for a year with a Guide from another country.  Know something about that country, including its history and traditions.

4) Make contact with at least one foreigner in her neighbourhood (not necessarily a Guide) and learn something about his or her country (for example a national dish, some form of handwork, a song or dance), and a few words of his or her language.

5) Have told a folk tale or story or have taught a song or dance from a foreign country to her patrol.

1950 POR - International Knowledge Badge


1) Know what is meant by "The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts." and give a short description of its work.

2) Point out on the map the countries which are members of the World Association.  

Recognise the Girl Guide and Girl Scout uniform of three countries where it is different from her own.

3) Correspond for a year with a Guide from another country.  Know something about that country, including its history and traditions.

4) Make contact with at least one foreigner in her neighbourhood (not necessarily a Guide) and learn something about his or her country (for example a national dish, some form of handwork, a song or dance), and a few words of his or her language.

5) Have told a folk tale or story or have taught a song or dance from a foreign country to her patrol.

1953 POR - International Knowledge Badge


1) Know what is meant by "The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts." and give a short description of its work.

2) Point out on the map the countries which are members of the World Association.  

Recognise the Girl Guide and Girl Scout uniform of three countries where it is different from her own.

3) Correspond for a year with a Guide from another country.  Know something about that country, including its history and traditions.

4) Make contact with at least one foreigner in her neighbourhood (not necessarily a Guide) and learn something about his or her country (for example a national dish, some form of handwork, a song or dance), and a few words of his or her language.

5) Have told a folk tale or story or have taught a song or dance from a foreign country to her patrol.

1957 POR - International Knowledge Badge


1) Know what is meant by "The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts." and give a short description of its work.

2) Point out on the map the countries which are members of the World Association..  

Recognise the Girl Guide and Girl Scout uniform of three countries where it is different from her own.

3) Correspond for a year with a Guide from another country.  Know something about that country, including its history and traditions.

4) Make contact with at least one person of foreign nationality in her neighbourhood (not necessarily a Guide) and learn a few words of his or her language.  

Learn a song or dance of the country; or a characteristic handcraft; or make a national dish, or equivalent.

5) Have told a folk tale or story or have taught a song or dance from a foreign country to her patrol.

1960 POR - International Knowledge Badge


1) Know what is meant by "The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts." and give a short description of its work.

2) Point out on the map the countries which are members of the World Association..  

Recognise the Girl Guide and Girl Scout uniform of three countries where it is different from her own.

3) Correspond for a year with a Guide from another country.  Know something about that country, including its history and traditions.

4) Make contact with at least one person of foreign nationality in her neighbourhood (not necessarily a Guide) and learn a few words of his or her language.  

Learn a song or dance of the country; or a characteristic handcraft; or make a national dish, or equivalent.

5) Have told a folk tale or story or have taught a song or dance from a foreign country to her patrol.

1961 (July) POR - International Knowledge Badge


1) Know what is meant by "The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts." and give a short description of its work.

2) Point out on the map the countries which are members of the World Association.

Recognise the Girl Guide and Girl Scout uniform of three countries where it is different from her own.

3) Correspond for a year with a Guide from another country.  Know something about that country, including its history and traditions.

4) Make contact with at least one person of foreign nationality in her neighbourhood (not necessarily a Guide) and learn a few words of his or her language.  

Learn a song or dance of the country; or a characteristic handcraft; or make a national dish, or equivalent.

5) Tell a folk tale or story or teach a song or dance, from a foreign country, to her patrol.

1963 (July) POR Amendments - World Friendship Badge


1) Know the main facts about the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts, including the information given in the broadsheet This is Your World

2) Talk in an interesting way about her own country, including Guiding, to a visitor from abroad.  (The tester may impersonate the visitor if necessary.

3) Pass one of the following clauses:

a) Make friends with someone from another country, and entertain her on at least two occasions (e.g. on outings, at home, at Guide meetings). Learn a few phrases in the language of her friend and know something about her country including the Girl Guide Association(s), the uniforms and badges.  or

b) Correspond with a Guide from another country for at least one year and show the tester copies of letters written and received and material exchanged, etc.  Know something of the history and traditions of her pen friend's country, and of the Guide Association(s) there, including the uniforms and badges.

Note: Before sending material, customs regulations should be studied.

4) Give some practical help to refugees, or people in under-developed countries, either through her school, her Guide Company or as an individual.  Name two organisations that give aid, and give a brief description of the work of one of them.

5) Pass one of the following clauses:

a) Organise a Thinking Day ceremony.

b) Prepare and organise an activity to stimulate the Company's interest in Guiding in other countries.

c) Plan a visit to another country and tell the tester why she would like to visit it.  Give details of route, approximate cost, what she would expect to see there, and the currency used.  Know something of Guiding in that country.  Recognise the National Flag and National Anthem.

d) Recognise the Guide uniforms of four countries of her own choice.  Dress a doll in the uniform of one of them.  Find out something about Guiding in this country and discuss it with the tester.

1964 (March) POR - World Friendship Badge


1) Know the main facts about the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts, including the information given in the broadsheet This is Your World

2) Talk in an interesting way about her own country, including Guiding, to a visitor from abroad.  (The tester may impersonate the visitor if necessary.

3) Pass one of the following clauses:

a) Make friends with someone from another country, and entertain her on at least two occasions (e.g. on outings, at home, at Guide meetings). Learn a few phrases in the language of her friend and know something about her country including the Girl Guide Association(s), the uniforms and badges.  or

b) Correspond with a Guide from another country fo r at least one year and show the tester copies of letters written and received and material exchanged, etc.  Know something of the history and traditions of her pen friend's country, and of the Guide Association(s) there, including the uniforms and badges.

Note: Before sending material, customs regulations should be studied.

4) Give some practical help to refugees, or people in under-developed countries, either through her school, her Guide Company or as an individual.  Name two organisations that give aid, and give a brief description of the work of one of them.

5) Pass one of the following clauses:

a) Organise a Thinking Day ceremony.

b) Prepare and organise an activity to stimulate the Company's interest in Guiding in other countries.

c) Plan a visit to another country and tell the tester why she would like to visit it.  Give details of route, approximate cost, what she would expect to see there, and the currency used.  Know something of Guiding in that country.  Recognise the National Flag and National Anthem.

d) Recognise the Guide uniforms of four countries of her own choice.  Dress a doll in the uniform of one of them.  Find out something about Guiding in this country and discuss it with the tester.

1965 (July) POR - World Friendship Badge


1) Know the main facts about the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts, including the information given in the broadsheet This is Your World

2) Talk in an interesting way about her own country, including Guiding, to a visitor from abroad.  (The tester may impersonate the visitor if necessary.

3) Pass one of the following clauses:

a) Make friends with someone from another country, and entertain her on at least two occasions (e.g. on outings, at home, at Guide meetings). Learn a few phrases in the language of her friend and know something about her country including the Girl Guide Association(s), the uniforms and badges.  or

b) Correspond with a Guide from another country for at least one year and show the tester copies of letters written and received and material exchanged, etc.  Know something of the history and traditions of her pen friend's country, and of the Guide Association(s) there, including the uniforms and badges.

Note: Before sending material, customs regulations should be studied.

4) Give some practical help to refugees, or people in under-developed countries, either through her school, her Guide Company or as an individual.  Name two organisations that give aid, and give a brief description of the work of one of them.

5) Pass one of the following clauses:

a) Organise a Thinking Day ceremony.

b) Prepare and organise an activity to stimulate the Company's interest in Guiding in other countries.

c) Plan a visit to another country and tell the tester why she would like to visit it.  Give details of route, approximate cost, what she would expect to see there, and the currency used.  Know something of Guiding in that country.  Recognise the National Flag and National Anthem.

d) Recognise the Guide uniforms of four countries of her own choice.  Dress a doll in the uniform of one of them.  Find out something about Guiding in this country and discuss it with the tester.

1968 Guide Handbook - Guide Friendship Badge


1) Know the main facts about the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts

2) Talk in an interesting way about her own country, including Guiding, to a visitor from abroad.  (The tester may impersonate the visitor if necessary.

3) Pass one of the following clauses:

a) Make friends with someone from another country, and entertain her on at least two occasions (e.g. on outings, at home, at Guide meetings). Learn a few phrases in the language of her friend and know something about her country including the Girl Guide Association(s), the uniforms and badges.  or

b) Correspond with a Guide from another country for at least one year and show the tester copies of letters written and received and material exchanged, etc.  Know something of the history and traditions of her pen friend's country, and of the Guide Association(s) there, including the uniforms and badges.

Note: Before sending material, customs regulations should be studied.

4) Give some practical help to refugees, or people in under-developed countries, either through your school, church, Guide Company or as an individual.  Name two organisations that give aid, and give a brief description of the work of one of them.

5) Pass one of the following clauses:

a) Organise a Thinking Day ceremony.

b) Prepare and organise an activity to stimulate the Company's interest in Guiding in other countries.

c) Plan a visit to another country and tell the tester why she would like to visit it.  Give details of route, approximate cost, what you would expect to see there, and the currency used.  Know something of Guiding in that country.  Recognise the National Flag and National Anthem.

d) Recognise the Guide uniforms of four countries of her own choice.  Dress a doll in the uniform of one of them.  Find out something about Guiding in this country and discuss it with the tester.

1973 Guide Handbook - Guide Friendship Badge


1) Understand the set-up of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts and how a country becomes a member country.  Know the two kinds of membership.

2) Talk in an interesting way about your own country, including Guiding, to a visitor from abroad.  (The tester may impersonate the visitor if necessary.)

3) Pass one of the following clauses: 

a) Make friends with someone from another country, and entertain her on at least two occasions (e.g. on outings, at home, at Guide meetings).  Learn a few phrases in the language of your friend and know something about her country, and of the Guide Association(s) there, including the uniforms and badges and be able to talk to her interestingly about your own country.  

or

b) Correspond with a Guide from another country for at least one year and show the tester copies of letters written and received and material exchanged, etc.  Know something of the history and traditions of your pen friend's country, and of the Guide Association(s) there, including the uniforms and badges.

Note: Before exchanging material, customs regulations should be studied.

4) Give some practical help to refugees, or people in developing countries, either through your school, church, Guide Company or as an individual.  Name two organisations that give aid, and give a brief description of the work of one of them.  Explain the Guide Friendship Fund and give examples of help given through it to other countries.  Be able to point out these countries on a map.

5) Pass one of the following clauses:

a) Organise a Thinking Day ceremony.

b) Prepare and organize an activity to stimulate the Company's interest in Guiding in other countries.

c) Recognise the Guide uniforms of four countries of your own choice.  Dress a doll in the uniform of one of them.  Find out something about Guiding in this country and discuss it with the tester.

1974 Edition Hints on Guide Badges - Guide Friendship Badge

1) Understand the set-up of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts and how a country becomes a member country.  Know the two kinds of membership.

2) Talk in an interesting way about your own country, including Guiding, to a visitor from abroad.  (The tester may impersonate the visitor if necessary.)

3) Pass one of the following clauses: 

a) Make friends with someone from another country, and entertain her on at least two occasions (e.g. on outings, at home, at Guide meetings).  Learn a few phrases in the language of your friend and know something about her country, and of the Guide Association(s) there, including the uniforms and badges and be able to talk to her interestingly about your own country.  

b) Correspond with a Guide from another country for at least one year and show the tester copies of letters written and received and material exchanged, etc.  Know something of the history and traditions of your pen friend's country, and of the Guide Association(s) there, including the uniforms and badges.

Note: Before exchanging material, customs regulations should be studied.

4) Give some practical help to refugees, or people in developing countries, either through your school, church, Guide Company or as an individual.  Name two organisations that give aid, and give a brief description of the work of one of them.  Explain the Guide Friendship Fund and give examples of help given through it to other countries.  Be able to point out these countries on a map.

5) Pass one of the following clauses:

a) Organise a Thinking Day ceremony.

b) Prepare and organise an activity to stimulate the Company's interest in Guiding in other countries.

c) Recognise the Guide uniforms of four countries of your own choice.  Dress a doll in the uniform of one of them.  Find out something about Guiding in this country and discuss it with the tester.

1978 Edition Hints on Guide Badges - Guide Friendship Badge

1) Understand the set-up of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts and how a country becomes a Member Country.  Know the two kinds of membership.

2) Talk in an interesting way about your own country, including Guiding, to a visitor from abroad.  (The tester may impersonate the visitor if necessary.)

3) Pass one of the following clauses: 

a) Make friends with someone from another country, and entertain her on at least two occasions (e.g. on outings, at home, at Guide meetings).  Learn a few phrases in the language of your friend and know something about her country, and of the Guide Association(s) there, including the uniforms and badges and be able to talk to her interestingly about your own country.

or

b) Correspond with a Guide from another country for at least one year and show the tester copies of letters written and received and material exchanged, etc.  Know something of the history and traditions of your pen friend's country, and of the Guide Association(s) there, including the uniforms and badges.

Note: Before exchanging material, customs regulations should be studied.

4) Give some practical help to refugees, or people in developing countries, either through your school, church, Guide Company or as an individual.  Name two organisations that give aid, and give a brief description of the work of one of them.  Explain the Girl Guide Friendship Fund and give examples of help given through it to other countries.  Be able to point out these countries on a map.

5) Pass one of the following clauses:

a) Organise a Thinking Day ceremony.

b) Prepare and organise an activity to stimulate the Company's interest in Guiding in other countries.

c) Recognise the Guide uniforms of four countries of your own choice.  Dress a doll in the uniform of one of them.  Find out something about Guiding in this country and discuss it with the tester.

1979 Edition - Hints on Girl Guide Badges - Guide Friendship Badge

1) Understand the set-up of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts and how a country becomes a Member Country.  Know the two kinds of membership.

2) Talk in an interesting way about your own country, including Guiding, to a visitor from abroad.  (The tester may impersonate the visitor if necessary.)

3) Pass one of the following clauses: 

a) Make friends with someone from another country, and entertain her on at least two occasions (e.g. on outings, at home, at Guide meetings).  Learn a few phrases in the language of your friend and know something about her country, and of the Guide Association(s) there, including the uniforms and badges and be able to talk to her interestingly about your own country.

or

b) Correspond with a Guide from another country for at least one year and show the tester copies of letters written and received and material exchanged, etc.  Know something of the history and traditions of your pen friend's country, and of the Guide Association(s) there, including the uniforms and badges.

Note: Before exchanging material, customs regulations should be studied.

4) Give some practical help to refugees, or people in developing countries, either through your school, church, Guide Company or as an individual.  Name two organisations that give aid, and give a brief description of the work of one of them.  Explain the Girl Guide Friendship Fund and give examples of help given through it to other countries.  Be able to point out these countries on a map.

5) Pass one of the following clauses:

a) Organise a Thinking Day ceremony.

b) Prepare and organise an activity to stimulate the Company's interest in Guiding in other countries.

c) Recognise the Guide uniforms of four countries of your own choice.  Dress a doll in the uniform of one of them.  Find out something about Guiding in this country and discuss it with the tester.

1983 Guide Badge Book - World Association Badge

1) a) Know some of the highlights of the history of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts, including the part played by World Conferences.

b) Understand the meaning of the World Flag and the World Badge.

2) Find out the wording of the Guide Promise and Law in eight Member Associations of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (to include not more than three Commonwealth countries).  discuss with the tester the ways in which these differ from each other.

3) Choose one national organization of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts from each of the five continents.  Be able to recognise the national flag and the Guide badge(s) and uniform(s) of each.  Find out about the present-day life of a girl in each of the chosen countries.

4) Know the name and location of each of the four World Centres.  Be able to talk about one of them in an interesting way.

5) Do four of the following:

a) Find out about Thinking Day and devise a ceremony suitable for your Patrol or Company.  Know how the Thinking Day Fund is used.

b) Correspond with a Guide from another country and show the tester copies of letters written and received.  Know something of the history and traditions of your penfriend's country and the Guide Association(s) there.

c) Find out something about organisations which help people in need throughout the world.  With your Patrol choose a current project, plan and carry out a fundraising event for it.  Tell the tester what you have done and show the posters, notices, receipts etc. relating to your chosen project.

d) Entertain a Guide from another Member Country at a Patrol or Company meeting.

e) Dress a doll, or a member of your Patrol in the uniform or national costume of a Member Country,

f) Learn and teach a song or dance from a Member Country

g) Find out what the Guide Introduction Card is, and how to obtain one.

h) Find out some facts about the historical, cultural and religions background of a Member Country.  Present these in an interesting way to the tester.

I) Plan an imaginary World Tour, briefly visiting six different Member Countries.  Describe the changes in climate, the different currencies, foods, etc. that you would encounter.

The Member Countries of the World Association chosen for the badge are to be other than the United Kingdom and those studied for the Commonwealth Badge.

1986 Guide Badge Book - World Association Badge

1) a) Know some of the highlights of the history of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts, including the part played by World Conferences.

b) Understand the meaning of the World Flag and the World Badge.

2) Find out the wording of the Guide Promise and Law in eight Member Associations of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (to include not more than three Commonwealth countries).  Discuss with the tester the ways in which these differ from each other.

3) Choose one national organization of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts from each of the five continents.  Be able to recognise the national flag and the Guide badge(s) and uniform(s) of each.  Find out about the present-day life of a girl in each of the chosen countries.

4) Know the name and location of each of the four World Centres.  Be able to talk about one of them in an interesting way.

5) Do four of the following:

a) Find out about Thinking Day and devise a ceremony suitable for your Patrol or Company.  Know how the Thinking Day Fund is used.

b) Correspond with a Guide from another country and show the tester evidence of this.  Know something of the history and traditions of your penfriend's country and the Guide Association(s) there.

c) Find out something about organisations which help people in need throughout the world.  With your Patrol choose a current project, plan and carry out a fundraising event for it.  Tell the tester what you have done and show the posters, notices, receipts etc. relating to your chosen project.

d) Entertain a Guide from another Member Country at a Patrol or Company meeting.

e) Dress a doll, or a member of your Patrol in the uniform or national costume of a Member Country,

f) Learn and teach a song or dance from a Member Country

g) Find out what the Guide Introduction Card is, and how to obtain one.

h) Find out some facts about the historical, cultural and religious background of a Member Country.  Present these in an interesting way to the tester.

I) Plan an imaginary World Tour, briefly visiting six different Member Countries.  Describe the changes in climate, the different currencies, foods, etc. that you would encounter.

The Member Countries of the World Association chosen for the badge are to be other than the United Kingdom and those studied for the Commonwealth Badge.

1986 (September) Guiding Magazine - World Association Badge

1) a) Know some of the highlights of the history of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts, including the part played by World Conferences.

b) Understand the meaning of the World Flag and the World Badge.

2) Find out the wording of the Guide Promise and Law in eight Member Associations of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (to include not more than three Commonwealth countries).  Discuss with the tester the ways in which these differ from each other.

3) Choose one national organization of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts from each of the five continents.  Be able to recognise the national flag and the Guide badge(s) and uniform(s) of each.  Find out about the present-day life of a girl in each of the chosen countries.

4) Know the name and location of each of the four World Centres.  Be able to talk about one of them in an interesting way.

5) Do four of the following:

a) Find out about Thinking Day and devise a ceremony suitable for your Patrol or Company.  Know how the Thinking Day Fund is used.

b) Correspond with a Guide from another country and show the tester evidence of this.  Know something of the history and traditions of your penfriend's country and the Guide Association(s) there.

c) Find out something about organisations which help people in need throughout the world.  With your Patrol choose a current project, plan and carry out a fundraising event for it.  Tell the tester what you have done and show the posters, notices, receipts etc. relating to your chosen project.

d) Entertain a Guide from another Member Country at a Patrol or Company meeting.

e) Dress a doll, or a member of your Patrol in the uniform or national costume of a Member Country,

f) Learn and teach a song or dance from a Member Country

g) Find out what the Guide Introduction Card is, and how to obtain one.

h) Find out some facts about the historical, cultural and religious background of a Member Country.  Present these in an interesting way to the tester.

I) Plan an imaginary World Tour, briefly visiting six different Member Countries.  Describe the changes in climate, the different currencies, foods, etc. that you would encounter.

The Member Countries of the World Association chosen for the badge are to be other than the United Kingdom and those studied for the Commonwealth Badge.

1989 Guide Badge Book - World Association Badge

1) Understand the meaning of the World Flag and the World Badge.

2) Know the name and location of each of the four World Centres.  Be able to talk about them in an interesting way.

3) Find out about Thinking Day and devise a ceremony suitable for your Patrol or Company.  Know how the Thinking Day Fund is used.

4) Find out what the Guide Introduction Card is and how to obtain one.

5) Do two of the following:

a) Correspond with a Guide form another country and show the tester evidence of this.  Know something of the history and traditions of your penfriend's country and the Guide Association(s) there.

b) Find out something about the organisations which help people in need throughout the world.  With your Patrol choose a current project, plan and carry out a fundraising event for it.  Tell the tester what you have done and show the posters, notices, receipts, etc. relating to your chosen project.

c) Entertain a Guide from another member country at a Patrol or Company meeting.

d) Dress a doll, or a member of your Patrol in the uniform or national costume of a member country.

e) Learn and teach a song or dance from a member country.

f) Find out some facts about the historical, cultural and religious background of a member country.  Present these in an interesting way to the tester.

g) Plan an imaginary world tour, briefly visiting six different member countries.  Describe the changes in climate, the different currencies, food, etc.  that you would encounter.

6) Find out about the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts and its work and the part played by the World Conference.

7) Choose one national organization of WAGGGS from each of the five regions, be able to recognise the national flag and Guide badge(s) and uniform(s) of each.  Find out about the present-day life of a girl in each of the chosen countries, and the Promise and Law of her Association.

1991 Guide Badge Book - World Association Badge

1) Understand the meaning of the World Flag and the World Badge.

2) Know the name and location of each of the four World Centres.  Be able to talk about them in an interesting way.

3) Find out about Thinking Day and devise a ceremony suitable for your Patrol or Company.  Know how the Thinking Day Fund is used.

4) Find out what the Guide Introduction Card is and how to obtain one.

5) Do two of the following:

a) Correspond with a Guide from another country, and show the tester evidence of this.  Know something of the history and traditions of your penfriend's country and the Guide Association(s) there.

b) Find out something about organisations worldwide which help people in need.  With your Patrol choose a current project; plan and carry out a fundraising event for it.  Tell the tester what you have done, and show the tester any relevant posters, notices, receipts relating to your chosen project.

c) Entertain a Guide from another member country at a Patrol or Company meeting.

d) Dress a doll or a member of your Patrol in the uniform or national costume of a member country.

e) Learn and be able to teach a song or dance from a member country.

f) Find out some facts about the historical, cultural and religious background of a member country.  Present these in an interesting way to the tester.

g) Plan an imaginary world tour, in which you briefly visit six member countries.  Describe the changes in climate, currencies, food, etc.  that you would encounter.

6) Find out about the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts and its work as well as the part played by the World Conference.

7) Choose one national organisation of WAGGGS from each of the five regions, be able to recognise the national flag, Guide badge(s) and uniform(s) of each.  Find out about the present-day life of a girl in each of the chosen countries, as well as the Promise she makes and the Laws of her Association.

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