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Frequently Asked Questions

This page has been added as a request from all our new volunteers and Leaders in Training; it’s aim is to help you navigate round the world of guiding.  You will also find some useful glossary of terms on the information pages at GirlguidingUK.

What Does BP stand for?

BP stands for Baden Powell; can refer to Lord Robert Baden-Powell, Founder of The Scout Association and Girlguiding, his wife Olave Baden-Powell or his sister Agnes Baden-Powell.

What is Thinking Day

World Thinking Day is a celebration of ten million girls worldwide that has taken place on every 22 February since 1926. It remains a day for all Guides and Girl Scouts to think of each other and celebrate their sisters all around the world.

Visit GirlguidingUK page to discover how the celebration began.