What do I need to do if our Girl Scout group is planning to travel internationally?
Please complete an Intent to Travel form at least three to six months
before departure so that Girl Scouts of the USA has a record of Girl
Scouts who travel abroad. The WAGGGS Card of Introduction (blue card) is
no longer required for international travel.
How do I obtain the International Commissioner’s Signature?
To obtain the International Commissioner' signature for world center
applications, e-mail a scanned copy of the completed application to firstname.lastname@example.org
. If you are applying to participate in a WAGGGS sponsored event as a
representative of GSUSA, please join the Global Leadership Opportunities
pool. If you have questions, e-mail email@example.com
How do I connect with a Girl Guide/Girl Scout organization in another country?
The WAGGGS Web site
contains contact information for member organizations that have given
their approval to be contacted. Keep in mind that most member
organizations are run by volunteers and may not be able to respond to
international inquiries immediately. If you are wondering whether you
should contact an organization directly, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
How do I find a Girl Guide/Girl Scout pen pal from another country?
However, several Girl Guide and Girl Scout association member
organizations are looking for pen pals. Often you can find information
on the member organization's web site. For a list of all the World
Association of Girl Guide and Girl Scout member organizations and their
web sites, visit: www.wagggs.org/en/world
. From these pages, you can link to individual country web sites to
research pen pal programs. If there is a postal secretary listed, the
country probably has a pen pal program. In addition, many Girl Guides
and Girl Scouts have made connections via the WAGGGS Facebook group
by posting requests to the group. Please keep in mind that Girl Scouts
of the USA is the largest Girl Guide or Girl Scout organization in the
world. Other member organizations may not be able to meet our demand for
What resources are available on global education and awareness?