There, students will get a comprehensive lesson in the Learning Burrow—an outdoor amphitheater. The local education officers give live lessons with four of the native Australian animals, walking students through their habitat, behaviors, and nutritional needs. Learn about the sights and sounds of the Great Barrier Reef from an expert who can teach you more about the animal and plant life you spot in this interactive, aquatic classroom. A luau feast usually features chicken, fish, pork and a variety of fresh island fruits and vegetables, so be sure to bring your appetite. Your expert local guides are natural historians, adding cultural insight and global perspective on your sightseeing tours. Our personalized learning experience engages students before, during and after tour, with the option to create a final, reflective project for academic credit.
Journey Down Under
What history tells us about Boy Scouts and inclusion
Over more than years, around million Girl Guides and Girl Scouts have been changing lives and building a better world through leadership development, community action, service to others, peer education and advocacy. Guiding was introduced that same year to respond to the specific needs of girls and young women. The movement continued to grow over the years, and today there are Girl Guide or Girl Scouts Associations in countries! The First World Conference held in England, in was a historic occasion that gave representatives of the Girl Guiding and Girl Scouting world the opportunity to meet and exchange ideas and experiences. This contributed to not only a heightened and strengthened international scouting and guiding experience, but it also raised the awareness and profile of the movement. Girl Guiding and Girl Scouting became known to the International Council and, for the first time, groups began to plan trips abroad, with the First World Camp organized to coincide with the Third International Conference, in , Foxlease, UK, and brought 1, girls and young women together from 40 countries. As the Movement grew and expanded, country representatives began to feel that it was time to create something more solid and binding and the idea of forming a world association was proposed after the 4th World Conference in
World Thinking Day Ideas for Leaders: Australia
Australia is rich in ideas for troops looking for Thinking Day ideas. Learn the Kookabura song! This is actually Australian but was a favorite camp song when I was a Girl Scout. What great leadership ideas! I used to be a brownie then girl scout here in the United States.
Thirty years ago, I was dancing around a giant toadstool with my sister Lulligullas in an old hall down the road from where I lived. It was a Brownie meeting - Brownies were what junior Girl Guides were then unglamorously called — and there was a lot of emphasis on selling biscuits and earning my sewing badge. I eventually achieved that milestone, albeit very inexpertly and reluctantly as I was often distracted by what my brother, who was a Scout, was getting a up to i.