Welcome to Guides for ages 5 to 18 years
decide, plan, participate and develop their program to suit their Unit with the
guidance of an Adult Leader.
Guiding activities vary from week to week and
ensure the positive Guiding motto's of "Be Prepared" and 'Guides can
Guides offer you a 4 week trial which enables
you to participate in all activities and really experience Guiding before
making the decision to join.
· If you join Girl Guides between 5-17 you will be a
youth member and placed into a Unit.
· Unit meetings usually take place once a week during
the Queensland school term for 2 hours within a local hut or community space.
have opportunities to participate in many activities outside Unit meetings, for
example: community events, camping, adventurous activities, social outings with
other Units, fundraising and even learn how to save a life.
Girl Guide Recognition System
Guides can earn awards within a Unit
program, Unit outings and through their own personal accomplishments.
These awards can include Unit and
District recognition as well as badges and certificates for: completing
challenges, gaining new skills, fundraising, participation in activities and
introducing a friend to Guiding.
awards allow Guides to set their own personal challenges, others require
certain skill levels to be achieved and some awards are designed to be only
achieved within a certain time and/or by a certain age group. For more information about Awards and
the Girl Guide Recognition System please visit:
Girl Guides Australia
Lones Guide - All Ages
Queensland Lones Region operates Units to cater
for girls and young women of all ages who are unable to participate in Unit
meetings due to distance, illness or other commitments.
Lones Guides are the same as other Guides in that
they are a member of a Unit which follows the Australian Guide Program. It is
the way Lones communicate and undertake activities that is different. Unit
communication may take the form of paper correspondence, internet
communication or a mixture of medias.
Girls who don’t face a distance challenge, may also join
Lones. These girls typically face their own challenges: a heavy study workload
at school or college, Guide meetings where they live clash with another important
commitment, they are sick and/or often in hospital, they belong to a group of
itinerant workers (daughters of fruit-pickers or show people for example) or
they are the only Guide in their group in that age-group.
Nowra Guides All Ages and Orana Rangers
Nowra Guides Region comprises of several
Units uniquely for youth members with physical or psychological necessities.
Units affiliated with Special Schools are also members of geographical
regions. Members may join Nowra Guides as well as a Unit and attend
Nowra Guides are involved with two major events each year
that also involve the Scouts Association. Both events are very
popular, providing a very special experience for all attendees. These
events employ a "buddy system", which enhance the Guiding and
Scouting spirit and involves all attending youth members camping together.
* Camp Nowrais an indoor weekend event for Guides.
* Agoonoree is a week-long outdoor
event hosted by the Scout Association (Queensland Branch) and is open to
both Scouts and Guides.
Orana Rangers is a Ranger Unit for young women over 18 who wish to continue Guiding.
Would you like to know more?
Contact Girl Guides Queensland