World Thinking Day (February, 22) - the birthday of both
Lord Baden-Powell and Lady Olave Baden-Powell, the originators of Boy Scouts and the Scouting Movement worldwide.
World Thinking Day, first created in 1926, offers a special day for Girl Scouts and Girl Guides
from around the world to “think” of each other and give thanks and appreciation to their sister
Girl Scouts. February 22 is the mutual birthday of Lord Baden-Powell, founder of the Boy Scout
movement, and his wife, Olave, who served as World Chief Guide.
Today, girls show their appreciation and friendship on World Thinking Day not only by extending
warm wishes but also by offering a voluntary contribution to the Juliette Low World Friendship
Fund, which helps offer Girl Guiding/Girl Scouting to more girls and young women worldwide.
Girl Scout Week - The birthday of Girl Scouting in the USA. The first troop
meeting was held in Savannah, Georgia, on March 12,1912. Girl Scout Week begins the Sunday before March 12
a day known as “Girl Scout Sunday”) and extends through the Saturday following March 12
a day known as “Girl Scout Sabbath”).
Girl Scout Volunteer/Leader Appreciation Day (April, 22) - a special day in which
council staff, parents, and girls show their appreciation for the volunteer work you do all
year. In addition, our council recognizes volunteers in unique and touching ways—you’ll hear
more about this in the coming year.
Founder's Day (October,31) - Juliette Gordon Low’s birthday, founder of
Girl Scouts in the USA.