Tag Archives: Sangam

Dream. Dare. Do.

When I attended the Juliette Low Seminar at the Sangam World Centre in India, I went  with the expectation of learning  about India, leadership in Guiding, and finding out more about the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts … Continue reading

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How Guiding Prepared me for Law School

I applied for law school while I was a Sangam volunteer, completing my personal statement and ordering transcripts between delivering WAGGGS programming, bringing Guiders from around the world to the bustling market and taking in the beauty of Diwali celebrations. … Continue reading

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Bringing the Sangam Spirit to your Unit: Ideas for a Sangam-themed Meeting

Drinking chai…  Learning to take a rickshaw to the market…  Sharing stories with Girl Guides and Girl Scouts from India, the UK, Australia and Brazil… I came home from my time as a Sangam World Centre volunteer last December with … Continue reading

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What I learned at Sangam

“How was India?”  “What did you do there?”  “Did you like the food?”  It has been almost two months since I arrived home from volunteering at Sangam. I had my answers all figured out: India? It was spectacular. Challenging. Captivating. … Continue reading

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Guinness World Record Holders!

In August, members of Girl Guides New Brunswick-PEI gathered at Snider Mountain Ranch for Bridging Friends Forever 2013, a provincial all-ages camp. With a theme like Bridging Friends Forever, it seemed fitting to make an attempt to set the record … Continue reading

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Come In To Sangam: Being a Sangam Volunteer

Sipping chai, I flip through the Times of India. A gecko scampers across the window in front of me. I put down the paper and reach for my camera. Too late. He’s gone. That’s alright. It’s time to plan the … Continue reading

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Be the Change

What does advocacy mean to me? I think for some perhaps, at first a red flag shoots into their mind, picturing the girls picketing the streets, but for me, I picture advocacy a little differently since my recent international travel … Continue reading

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A Spirit Revitalized

In March 2012, I left my home in Calgary to spend a year volunteering with non-governmental organizations (NGOs) committed to social and economic change in developing nations. I chose to visit India on my journey because I felt it was … Continue reading

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Guider Gone Global: The Return

A few months ago we shared a blog post by Guider Nadia, aka ‘Guider Gone Global‘, who was on “the adventure of a lifetime traveling to the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts’ World Centre in Sangam, India“. … Continue reading

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This Guider [Has] Gone Global

This post is by Guider Nadia, aka ‘Guider Gone Global‘, who is currently on “the adventure of a lifetime traveling to the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts’ World Centre in Sangam, India“. It was originally posted in … Continue reading

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Young Women’s World Forum 2011: Gallery

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As part of the global celebrations of the centenary of Girl Guiding and Girl Scouting, the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) held three major events for girls and young women. For the first time ever WAGGGS held … Continue reading

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Young Women’s World Forum 2011: A View From India

This week, more than 200 Girl Guides and Girl Scouts from 85 countries are participating in the Young Women’s World Forum 2011 (YWWF). And of course, Girl Guides of Canada is part of the action, with three GGC delegates stepping out … Continue reading

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