Tag Archives: Girl Guide


Connecting on World Thinking Day 2016

    Today, February 22, Girl Scouts and Girl Guides around the world are celebrating World Thinking Day (WTD). World Thinking Day rallies the global sisterhood around a particular theme—and this year’s theme is “Connect.” Our CEO, Patricia Parcellin, helps us honor this occasion with a special message: As Girl Scouts founder, Juliette Gordon Low once said about our Movement, “Ours […]

Swaps: A Keepsake for Girl Scouts

Swaps is a Girl Scout tradition to exchange keepsakes that started when Girl Scouts and Girl Guides first gathered for fun, songs and making new friends at a national Girl Scout Senior Roundup in the 1950s. In more recent years, some Girl Scouts describe the types of objects now preferred as swaps by calling them: Special Whatchamacallits Affectionately […]