Welcome to Guides for ages 5 to 17 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