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World Thinking Day 2014

2014 world thinking day theme is Every girl has the right to learning so she reaches her fullest potential" and "Education opens doors for all girls and boys". 

World Thinking day celebrated on 22nd February every year. In 1962 1st thinking day was created at at the fourth Girl Guide/Girl Scout International Conference held at Girl Scouts of the USA's Camp Edith Macy. In the conference delegates choose Lord Baden-Powell birthday 22nd February is the thinking day. Lord Baden-Powell founder of the Boy Scout Movement, and his wife Olave, who served as World Chief Guide. 1999 in Ireland 30th World Conference. In this World Conference members change the thinking day as world thinking day.

World Thinking Day Themes

  • 2013 - "together we can save children’s lives"
  • 2012 - "Environment"
  • 2011 - "Empowerment"
  • 2010 - "Together we can end extreme poverty and hunger"
  • 2009 - Stop the spread of AIDS, malaria and other diseases; often shortened to Stop the spread of diseases
  • 2008 - Think about water
  • 2007 - Discover your potential by taking the lead, growing friendships, and speaking out; often shortened to Discover your potential
  • 2006 - Think about, talk about and do something about adolescent health issues; often shortened to Think about adolescent h
  • 2005 - Think about food

World Thinking Day Activities

  • Younger members: Cabbages
  • Younger members: Cabbages
  • Younger members: Cabbages
  • Learn about a country
  • Home-grown feast
  • Life game
  • Food shortages
  • Khinkali dumplings
  • Everyday foods
  • Bodu Beru
  • Fair play
  • What’s fair trade?
  • My picture of poverty
  • Poverty and hunger: snakes and ladders
  • Quality of life
  • Be a journalist!
  • Day in the life
  • Older members: Local business connections
  • Older members: Learn about food subsidies
  • Older members: Learn about famines and famine theory
  • Older members: Commercial/community debate

Thinking Day Postcard Exchange

Troops in the US: Exchange mailing addresses, if you get matched with a trading partner

  • Leader Name
  • Council Name
  • Troop Level and Number
  • Troop Mailing Address

Units or troops outside the US:

  • Guider's/leader's Name
  • Council Name
  • Unit Level and Number
  • Full Mailing Address
  • # of troops you would like to trade with

The structures of Scots in Norway

World Thinking Day 2012


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