Girl Scouts in Italy began as early as 1912, according to the WAGGGs (World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts) official website. Though activities were suppressed during the 1920s, new life was breathed into the organization in 1945, when the Federazione Italiana Guide Esploratrici was formed, linking Girl Scouts and Girls Guides into one association.Know More
Girls Scouts of Italy is one of 145 member organizations which make up WAGGGS. Girls are provided with international friendship opportunities, as well as educational and fun experiences that nurture cultural understanding, leadership skills and the exchange of ideas with other girls in many different countries.
In 1974 the Italian Girl Guides decided to break away from the Federazione Italiana Guide Esploratrici in favor of association with the Roman Catholic Church to form AGESCI, Associazione Guide e Scouts Cattolici Italiani. In 1976, yet another scouting faction was developed in Italy, called the Corpo Nazionale Giovani Esploratori ed Esploratrici Italiani (CNGEI), which includes both girls and boys.
According to their website, Girl Scouts was begun in America by Juliette Gordon Low in 1912. The organization promotes interracial, religious and social diversity. It works to include all girls who are willing to accept the Girl Scout Law and embrace the Girl Scout Promise. Girl Scouts of America is a member of WAGGGS.Learn more about Outdoor Adventure
Girl Scouts of America explains that the theme specific to the year must be considered and used as the basis for planning a World Thinking Day booth. The theme for 2014 is "education opens doors for all girls and boys." This is based on the goal of the United Nation's Millennium Development Goal 2 to reach a universal level of primary education, focusing on girls having access to education.Full Answer >
The Girl Scouts website states that Girl Scout Cookies are available according to each local council's cookie season. Cookie sale time periods vary according to each community.Full Answer >
Order forms for Girl Scout cookies may be obtained from a local Girl Scout Council, a Girl Scout in the neighborhood or through the Girl Scouts website. Each Girl Scout council sets its own specific procedures, guidelines and time frames for selling cookies. Sometimes cookies can be purchased online.Full Answer >
As of 2014, Italy has won the World Cup four times in its history, most recently doing so in 2006. Italy also won the World Cup in 1982, 1938 and 1934.Full Answer >