Girl Guides Singapore

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Girl Guides Singapore
Girl Guides Singapore.svg
Country Singapore
Founded 1917
Membership 12,340
President Joy Balakrishnan
Affiliation World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts
Website
http://www.girlguides.org.sg
 Scouting portal

Girl Guides Singapore (Malay language: Pandu Puteri Singapura, GGS) is the national Guiding organization of Singapore. It serves 12,340 members (as of 2003). Founded in 1917, the girls-only organization became a full member of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts in 1966. Formerly named The Singapore Girl Guides Association, the association renamed to its present name on 24 July 2004.

Program and ideals[edit]

The association is divided in three sections according to age:

  • Brownies - ages 7 to 12
  • Guides - ages 12 to 16/17
  • Young Adults - ages 17 to 25

The Girl Guide emblem incorporates the letters P P, for Pandu Puteri Singapura, Girl Guides Singapore in the Malay language.

Guide Promise[edit]

I promise to do my best,
To do my duty to God,
To serve my country and
help other people, and
To keep the Guide Law.

Brownie Promise[edit]

I promise to do my best,
To do my duty to God,
to serve my country
and help other people,
and to keep the Brownie Law.

Guide Law[edit]

  1. A Guide is loyal and can be trusted.
  2. A Guide is useful and helps others.
  3. A Guide is polite, considerate and respects her elders.
  4. A Guide is friendly and a sister to all Guides.
  5. A Guide is kind to all living things.
  6. A Guide is obedient.
  7. A Guide has courage and is cheerful in all difficulties.
  8. A Guide takes care of her own possessions and those of other people.
  9. A Guide Is thrifty and diligent.
  10. A Guide is self-disciplined in what she thinks, says and does.

Guide Motto[edit]

The Guide motto is: Be Prepared.

Brownie Motto[edit]

The Brownie motto is: Lend A Hand.

Young Adult Leader Motto[edit]

The Young Adult Leader motto is: To Serve.

See also[edit]

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