The Association has as its mission "to help young girls develop their characters, become active and responsible citizens in their country as well as in the world, and experience the joy of rendering service to others." It accomplishes its objectives through active participation, teamwork, like in the wilderness, and diversity of acquired skills, along with the help of competent and responsible adults committed to the service of youth.
The 1995 affiliation agreement, as did the 1962 agreement, grants Guides franco-canadiennes the right to autonomy in matters of program, training, appointment of officers and finance. The programs, training and literature are designed to suit the particular needs of French speaking girls. Guides franco-canadiennes also have their own uniform and insignia.
Guides franco-canadiennes adheres to the policies of Girl Guides of Canada-Guides du Canada and are Members of Girl Guides of Canada-Guides du Canada. They have opportunities to participate on an equal footing with all other Members in national and international events, and are eligible for awards.
A Chief Commissioner's Committee composed of the Chief Commissioner, Guides franco-canadiennes' National Commissioner, and three Members of each Organization explore areas in which the two may co-operate and collaborate.
Guides franco-canadiennes currently have Members in four Provinces: Manitoba, Ontario, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia.
The best we can.
With your help, God my friend,
I promise to do my best
to love you, and to love my parents;
to observe the law of the pack and to do
someone a Good Turn every day.
A Jeannette is clean and tidy
A Jeannette is cheerful
A Jeannette is active
A Jeannette tells the truth
A Jeannette is a friend to others.
With you all,
Trusting the Lord,
to make others happier
to serve my country with boldness
and to share the ideal of all the Guides of the world.
1. A Guide is truthful and cheerful.
2. A Guide is welcoming and sisterly.
3. A Guide is self-controlled.
4. A Guide overcomes difficulties.
5. A Guide loves nature.
6. A Guide lives and lets live.
7. A Guide deserves and gives her trust.
8. A Guide shares in the endeavors of all.
9. A Guide renders service.
10. A Guide learns to live with the Lord.
According to the gospel and the Kamsok spirit, I want to be demanding of myself, use my skills to serve the community and help build, with your help, a friendly and just world.
1. I make the most of what I am.
2. I look for the good side of everything.
3. I let others know me.
4. I let others be themselves.
5. I engage in teamwork.
6. I am worth my word.
7. I am helpful in all occasions.
8. I respect nature.
9. I struggle for a just society.
10. I learn to live with God.
For her Promise, an Ainee can choose between the Kamsok Promise, a Promise she makes up with her own words, or words chosen by her carrefour.
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