Making the world a better place is Girl Scout Law, so it’s no
surprise we have a holiday dedicated to doing just that. Each February
22, Girl Scouts and Girl Guides across 150 countries celebrate World Thinking Day. It’s a day of international
friendship and a time to stand up for causes that could improve the
lives of girls around the globe. And while the holiday itself comes in
February, the World Thinking Day Award can be earned at any time of
The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS), which you—as a Girl Scout—are part of, has celebrated World Thinking Day since 1926.
Observed by 10 million Girl Guides and Girl Scouts worldwide, World Thinking Day has a different theme each year. In 2022, the theme is “Our World: Our Equal Future: The Environment and Gender Equality.” To earn your World Thinking Day Award, you’ll explore how girls and women are disproportionately affected by climate change and participate in the Girl Scout Tree Promise. Check out the activity guides below to get involved and learn about how you can make a difference in the world.