Tag Archives: World Thinking Day

Opening the Vaults – World Thinking Day and the Intangible Spirit of Guiding

When we look through the collection in our national archives, we’re often inspired by the intangible spirit of Guiding that shines so bright in many of the images. For this World Thinking Day, we have pulled together a selection of quotes … Continue reading

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Opening the Vaults: World Thinking Day and the World Flag

World Thinking Day reminds us of our connections to global Guiding. Last year, we opened the vaults to look at the many ways that we have celebrated World Thinking Day in the past. This year, we’re showcasing the origins of the … Continue reading

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Opening the Vaults: World Thinking Day

As we approach World Thinking Day 2015 on February 22, this edition of our Opening the Vaults blog series shines a light on Canadian Guiding’s strong tradition of celebrating our global Guiding connections. Thinking Day (now World Thinking Day) was … Continue reading

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How one District’s Thinking Day event became a pretty big deal

Ten years ago I was a brand new, wide eyed Brown Owl of a group of 36 Brownies! I had been in Brownies as a girl myself but was new to the whole ‘leading’ thing.  I had no clue what … 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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Where will Guiding take you?

Stuck in the never ending cycle of Canadian winter weather, leaving on a jet plane for a far flung corner of the world seems like a pretty good idea right about now. As we celebrate World Thinking Day on February … Continue reading

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Happy World Thinking Day 2013!

Each year on February 22, Girl Guides and Girl Scouts around the world celebrate World Thinking Day. Girl Guides of Canada Members use this day as an opportunity to participate in activities and projects with global themes, learn and take … Continue reading

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Traveling Abroad

As a student of international development I have always been passionate about exploring new cultures and meeting new people. In many ways it was this curiosity that inspired me to travel internationally, never realizing what existed in my very own … Continue reading

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Every Penny Counts!

Every year, in the weeks leading up to World Thinking Day, our unit talks about Girl Guides and Girl Scouts around the world, and ways that we can be a part of the Sisterhood of Guiding.  This year, we decided … Continue reading

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Sparks & Brownies Leave a Small (eco) Footprint

How small an eco-footprint does a Spark make? How about a Brownie? The 12th Milton Sparks and 19th Oakville Brownies could tell us! They were busy learning from Halton Recycles in preparation for World Thinking Day 2012! This post was … Continue reading

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Thinking about World Thinking Day?

This is the first of our new blog column ‘Who’s Who in Canadian Guiding‘, where Girl Guide Members and volunteers will share their favourite stories from their own Guiding experiences, plus their reasons why and how they continue to promote … Continue reading

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Canadian Made: We Can Save Our Planet

Looking for a great resource to share with others on how we can save the planet? After all, World Thinking Day is just around the corner, and this year’s theme is based on U.N. Millennium Development Goal 7: Ensuring environmental … Continue reading

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Using Social Media to Promote World Thinking Day

With our growing online numbers over the past few months on Facebook and Twitter, we tried to come up with something really special for our online audiences in celebration of World Thinking Day, on February 22, 2011. Here’s a summary … Continue reading

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Girl Guides and Girl Scouts celebrate World Thinking Day!

I am very happy to be able to join you for World Thinking Day 2011!  WTD highlights the common purpose of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts around the world – more than 10 million of us in more than 145 countries.  Just … Continue reading

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A GGC Blog is Born!

It’s a girl!  On Tuesday, February 22nd at 9:02 am, Girl Guides of Canada – Guides du Canada (GGC) welcomed a beautiful baby blog into the world.  We’ve named her GirlGuidesCANBlog because she showcases what we CAN achieve and she’s CANadian! … Continue reading

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