Girl Scouts in Italy began as early as 1912, according to the WAGGGs (World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts) official website. Though activities were suppressed during the 1920s, new life was breathed into the organization in 1945, when the Federazione Italiana Guide Esploratrici was formed, linking Girl Scouts and Girls Guides into one association.Continue Reading
Girls Scouts of Italy is one of 145 member organizations which make up WAGGGS. Girls are provided with international friendship opportunities, as well as educational and fun experiences that nurture cultural understanding, leadership skills and the exchange of ideas with other girls in many different countries.
In 1974 the Italian Girl Guides decided to break away from the Federazione Italiana Guide Esploratrici in favor of association with the Roman Catholic Church to form AGESCI, Associazione Guide e Scouts Cattolici Italiani. In 1976, yet another scouting faction was developed in Italy, called the Corpo Nazionale Giovani Esploratori ed Esploratrici Italiani (CNGEI), which includes both girls and boys.
According to their website, Girl Scouts was begun in America by Juliette Gordon Low in 1912. The organization promotes interracial, religious and social diversity. It works to include all girls who are willing to accept the Girl Scout Law and embrace the Girl Scout Promise. Girl Scouts of America is a member of WAGGGS.Learn more about Outdoor Adventure
To get a silver award in the Girl Scouts, a scout must complete a community service Take Action project. Girl Scouts in certain regions must submit a form after completing the project. Fifty hours is the suggested minimum time for completion of a Take Action project.Full Answer >
Girl Scouts of America explains that the theme specific to the year must be considered and used as the basis for planning a World Thinking Day booth. The theme for 2014 is "education opens doors for all girls and boys." This is based on the goal of the United Nation's Millennium Development Goal 2 to reach a universal level of primary education, focusing on girls having access to education.Full Answer >
As of 2015, common Boy Scout merit badges include "First Aid," "Swimming" and "Camping," while common Girl Scout badges include "Cookies and Dough," "Creative Cooking" and "Camping." These badges have all been consistently popular for at least a decade; however, the list of Boy Scout and Girl Scout badges has changed over time. The Boy Scouts added kayaking in 2012, while the Girl Scouts added several "21st-century skills" badges, including a science and technology badge.Full Answer >
The Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association's website (ProRodeo.com) has the results from the National Finals Rodeo. As of 2015, the PRCA conducts the rodeo over the course of 10 days in December inside the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas.Full Answer >