The Bahamas Girl Guides Association

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The Bahamas Girl Guides Association
Bahamas Girl Guides Association.svg
Country The Bahamas
Founded 1915
Membership 2,303
Affiliation World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts
Website
bahamasgirlguides.org
 Scouting portal

The Bahamas Girl Guides Association is the national Guiding organization of the Bahamas. It serves 2,303 members (as of 2003). Founded in 1915, the girls-only organization became a full member of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts in 1975.

Program and ideals[edit]

The association is divided in four sections according to age:

  • Sunflowers – ages 5 and 6
  • Brownies – ages 7 to 10
  • Guides – ages 10 to 14
  • Rangers – ages 14 to 18

Guide Promise[edit]

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

Guide Law[edit]

  1. A Guide is loyal and can be trusted
  2. A Guide is helpful
  3. A Guide is polite and considerate
  4. A Guide is friendly and a sister to all Guides
  5. A Guide is kind to animals and respects all living things
  6. A Guide is obedient
  7. A Guide is cheerful and has courage in all difficulties
  8. A Guide makes good use of her time
  9. A Guide takes care of her own possessions and those of other people
  10. A Guide is self-controlled in all she thinks, says and does

See also[edit]