Thinking Day 2017


Celebrated since 1926, World Thinking Day is a day of international friendship, speaking out on issues that affect girls and young women, and fundraising for 10 million Girl Guides and Girl Scouts around the world.

In 2017, we would like to grow the World Thinking Day celebrations, and invite more girls and young women around the world to experience what it means to be part of the Girl Guiding and Girl Scouting Movement! The World Thinking Day Challenge for 2017 will be a journey of growth, supporting Girl Guiding and Girl Scouting groups as we introduce our Movement to new members.

Participate in the World Thinking Day Challenge 2017 and #LetsGrow!

Girl Guides and Girl Scouts around the world along with new potential members will go on a treasure hunt to find the “seeds of change”. These seeds are a symbol of all efforts to grow our Movement, so more girls and young women have the opportunity to feel empowered to discover their full potentials.

What else can you do?

  1. Plant a tree!!! Celebrate World Thinking Day and mark the beginning of a new friendship by planting a tree. Share a photo of your group celebrating with the world online using #LetsGrow As part of the World Thinking Day challenge.
  1. Add your own activity For the first time in the World Thinking Day challenge badge history, one of the activities you need to complete in order to earn the badge will be one YOU create. We would love to hear what you chose to do. Complete the online form HERE and share!
  1. Communicate the World Thinking Day message Use “the World Thinking Day Communications Pack” for hints and tips on promoting this special day online, on social media and within your organisation. The pack gives you everything you need to help us promote World Thinking Day and to grow our movement!

A copy of the “WAGGGS Activity Pack about Thinking Day 2017” and “the World Thinking Day Communications Pack” is attached in PDF via this Circular. Please share this information with all Guiders in your Region. The Activity Book is also available to be downloaded from the WAGGGS website



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