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Being a member of Girlguiding could take you anywhere in the world!

International adventures are a great opportunity to see amazing sights and meet new people. Travelling overseas gives girls and adults in guiding the opportunity to experience other cultures and gain a better understanding of world issues. Where will guiding take you?

For further information on any of the opportunities below please get in touch with me:

Sheena Edwards
County International Adviser
Email: intadviser@girlguidingdunbartonshire.org.uk

What’s Happening in Dunbartonshire?

INTOPS – please keep coming back to check, we will post here when the next round of applications have been opened.

We have had another successful year tho, with girls been picked to go to Poland, Florida and Canada.  Exciting times for them all!

County trip to Our Cabana Mexico April 2021.  For those who are 18yrs+ at the time of the trip.  Rough costing is £2,750 for the trip.  This will include time in Mexico City, the Sea Adventure Programme at Our Cabana which includes helping the release of baby turtles to the sea at Acapulco, flights, accommodation, trips and food.  Interested?  Please email me to express an interest or ask any questions.  Will be looking for a deposit of £110 by the end of May, then 22 monthly payments of £120.  Programme dates are not available until June, and any monies paid will be returnable if necessary until we make our booking.


You’ll find information about applying on the Scottish Website, loads of opportunities again for next year

Camp Brave

Scotland’s International Camp 2nd – 8th August 2020 at Dalkeith.  Bookings are now closed because the camp is FULL!!!  We have girls and leaders from Dunbartonshire attending and we just can’t wait.  First large Scottish International camp – how exciting!


Guiding Overseas Linked with Development (GOLD) gives Girlguiding members aged between 18 and 30 the opportunity to volunteer overseas for three weeks in a country like Cambodia, Sri Lanka or Peru alongside five other guiding companions. Projects range from teaching English as a foreign language to running health awareness programmes.

World Centres

The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts’ World Centres give members the opportunity to come together from all around the globe for an unforgettable adventure.

The four main World Centres that Girlguiding Scotland members and their family and friends can visit are:

  • Our Cabaña in the heart of Mexico
  • Our Chalet in the snowy mountains of Switzerland
  • Pax Lodge in the midst of the bustling city of London
  • Sangam in the exotic east, India

Each centre offers a host of activities and events to help visitors learn more about the countries they are in, giving you the the perfect way to submerge yourself in a new culture in a home away from home.