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

Receive the Australia International event notices directly to your inbox!  Subscribe directly to Australia Girl Guides 'International advance notification email list'.

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,  here is a list of the wonderful, knowledgeable Region International Contacts or you can email for any information or any questions you have on how to apply or get started on an international event application.

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


2018: Reach for the Stars

Come to Sangam to shine! Develop your Leadership skills, learn about WAGGGS and discover Indian culture. Immerse yourself in Indian culture through dance, fashion and food.

WHEN: 9th to 18th January 2018
WHERE: Sangam, Pune, Indi
WHO: Youth members 16-17 years old. Adult members 18+

AUSTRALIAN CLOSING DATE: 19th November 2017

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2017-18 India Gifts for Change

Volunteer your time to a project at Sangam and also work with one or more of our Community Partner organisations in a Community Leadership Development Project. Develop an international perspective on issues that matter to the members of our ten-million-strong movement.

WHEN: 28th December 2017 to 3rd January 2018
WHERE: Sangam, Pune, India
WHO: Youth members 16+, Adult members18+
CLOSING DATE: 19th November 2017

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2018: Celebrate World Thinking Day

Celebrate World Thinking Day at your world home in India with Girl Guides and Girl Scouts from around the Globe.

WHEN: 16th to 25 February 2018
WHERE: Sangam, Pune, India 

WHO: Youth members 16+, Adult members 18+

AUSTRALIAN CLOSING DATE: 30th November 2017

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Sangam Volunteers and Interns 2018-2019 Season

Sangam Volunteers are responsible for the delivery of Sangam's international events. They run sessions on Indian culture and the latest WAGGGS developments, and lead tours around the local neighbourhood and Pune city centre.

WHEN: Various dates, please refer to flyer
WHO: Adult members 21+
CLOSING DATE:
Australian application - 30th November 2017
Sangam application - 31st December 2017

Flyer

Application Form


2018: Love, Dance and Yoga

A 5 day yoga and spirit retreat that celebrates the mind, body and soul! Includes Bollywood, free-form and modern dance classes, meditation, Reiki, tarot and more.

WHEN:  21st to 25 June 2018
WHERE: Sangam, Pune, India
WHO: Youth members 16+, Adult members 18+ 

AUSTRALIAN CLOSING DATE: 15th April 2018

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Community Programs (TARE)

The Sangam Community Programme offers participatns a unique, high-quality volunteer experience. Tare means 'star' in Hindi, and as part of the Community Programme you become Stars of the Sangam family. Apply for the Community Program for anywhere between 3 and 12 weeks and receive a personalised placement.
WHEN: Refer to the flyer as dates vary.

WHO: Adult members 18+

AUSTRALIAN CLOSING DATE: 2 months prior to the start of each program

Flyer

2018 - 2019 Schoolies at Sangam

Prepare *NOW* to celebrate your 2018 or 2019 graduation with your friends at Sangam. Relax, enjoy and celebrate finishing school whilst:
* practicing yoga
* trying Indian dance
* meditating
* discovering the colourful city of Pune
* participating in a community action project

WHEN:
2018 4th to 11th December
2019 3rd to 10th December

WHO: Members 17-19 year old school leavers and friends

CLOSING DATE 2018 Event: 30th September, 2018

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Current International Events Vic Information

2019 Charnwood International Scout & Guide Camp - UK
Advance Notice - Over 3000 young people will be taking part in our 9th Charnwood International Camp. You will have an opportunity to take part in new and exciting activities and experience a truly unique atmosphere. Leicestershire is known as the "Heart of England". It is a rural county in the middle of England part of a group of counties called the Midlands.

WHEN: 27th July to 3rd August 2019
WHERE: Leicestershire, UK
WHO: Youth members 14-17 years. Adult members 18+ (2 leaders with camping qualifications to camp with youth. Additional leaders may attend as staff)
CLOSING DATE: 30th September 2018

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Our Chalet

2019: 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 thorugh a variety of outdoor activities, while savouring Swiss culture, learning about leadership and environmental issues, discovering what it means to be a member of WAGGGS.

WHEN: Various dates from June 2019 to August 2019

WHERE: Our Chalet, Adelboden, Switzerland

WHO: Youth members 14-17 years, Adult members 18+ (Note: mini Swiss challenges 14-26 only)

CLOSING DATE: 31st January 2018

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Our Cabana

Sea Adventure

Save the Sea Turtle! Enjoy the sea and help to preserve endangered species!
Clean the beach, clean turtle nests and release the incredible turtles to the sea. You'll also dive into Mexican culture, history and gastronomy as you make new friends.

WHEN: Various dates
* 11-19 March 2018
* 4-10 April 2018
* 9-15 November 2018
* 5-11 December 2018

WHERE: Nuestra Cabaña, Cuernavaca, Mexico

WHO: Youth members 14-17, Adult members 18+

AUSTRALIAN CLOSING DATE: 3 months before the event

Flyer


UK/PAX LODGE

Watch this space!