YOUNG GUIDERS AROUND THE WORLD

Definitions

Created July 19, 1997 - Last updated January 20, 1998

Compiled by Jennifer Walker, Edmonton AB


Definitions to help you out:

Young Guiders (as defined by WAGGGS, 1996 World Conference) - between the ages of 18 and 30 (info from Kristin Harris)


Cadets - (Can) one of the Senior Branches, (US-"Cadette Girl Scouts" -branch for 12 to 14 year olds)

Campus Girl Scouts- (US) for university/college-aged Girl Scouts

Junior Leaders-(Can) one of the Senior Branches, (Aust) 14-18 year olds who help in a unit but are not yet old enough to be an adult Guider, (US- leader of branch for 10 to 12 year olds, Junior Girl Scouts)

Link-(Can) for 18 to 30 year olds, may or may not hold other positions in Guiding

Rangers- (Aus) old term for 18 - 25 year olds, (Can) one of the Senior Branches, (NZ) age 13-19, (UK) age 14-25

Ranger Guides- (Aus) old term for 14-18 year olds

Senior Branches- (Can) for the age range 15 to 17+ years, includes three program choices: Rangers, Cadets, Junior Leaders

Senior Girl Scouts- (US) age 14-17

Senior Section- (UK) age 14-25

Young Leaders- (NZ) 16 to 30 year olds


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