Why Thinking Day

In 1926, Girl Guide and Girl Scout delegates from around the globe met in the USA for the 4th World Conference. Among other decisions, they agreed that there should be a special annual day when Girl Guides and Girl Scouts around the world think of each other and express their thanks and appreciation for our international Movement. This was called Thinking Day. The delegates chose 22 February as the date for Thinking Day because it was the birthday of both Lord Baden-Powell, founder of the Boy Scout Movement, and Olave Baden-Powell, who was World Chief Guide.

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  1. And on Thinking Day we think about the three key people behind our movement – Robert Baden-Powell, who invented Scouting. Agnes Baden-Powell, who founded Guiding. And Olave Baden-Powell, World Chief Guide 1930-1977.

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