What is Girl Scouts Thinking Day?
On February 22 of each year, Girl Scouts and Girl Guides from 150 countries celebrate World Thinking Day. (That’s one big celebration!) World Thinking Day is a way to celebrate with girls all over the world by doing the same activities around a shared theme. The 2021 World Thinking Day theme is “Peacebuilding.”
Why is World Thinking Day on February 22?
In 1926, Girl Guide and Girl Scout delegates from around the globe met in the USA for the 4th World Conference. 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.
Why we celebrate World Thinking Day?
World Thinking Day, formerly Thinking Day, is celebrated annually on 22 February by all Girl Guides and Girl Scouts. Girl Guides and Girl Scouts use these as an opportunity to study and appreciate other countries and cultures, and equally increase awareness and sensitivity on global concerns.
What is the Girl Scout slogan?
Motto: The Girl Scout motto is “Be prepared.” In the 1947 Girl Scout Handbook, the motto was explained this way: “A Girl Scout is ready to help out wherever she is needed. Willingness to serve is not enough; you must know how to do the job well, even in an emergency.” The same holds true today.
What is celebrated February 22?
Washington’s Birthday was celebrated on February 22nd until well into the 20th Century.
Is there any special day on 22 February?
The World Thinking Day is celebrated every year around the world on 22nd February by Girl Scouts and Girl Guides. The day is celebrated to appreciate the help and guidance of brothers and sisters around the world. Originally called the Thinking Day, the day was first celebrated in 1926.
What is the theme of the World Thinking Day 2021?
The theme for World Thinking Day 2021 is peacebuilding. Peacebuilding is at the heart of Girl Guiding and Girl Scouting and is as vital and relevant today as for the last 100 years.
What happened on the 22 of February?
1991 : The US President, George Bush, has given Iraq until 1700 GMT tomorrow to pull out of Kuwait or face a full-scale war. 1924 : Calvin Coolidge delivered the first presidential radio broadcast from the White House. 1966 : The U.S. government was awarded custody of Lee Harvey Oswald’s weapons.
What is February 22 known for?
George Washington, the first president of the United States, was born on February 22, 1732. His birthday is celebrated as a federal holiday in the United States along with Abraham Lincoln’s birthday on “Washington’s Birthday” — the Monday before Washington’s birthday and after Lincoln’s February 12 birthday.
What is the old Girl Scout Promise?
To serve God and my country, To help people at all times, And to live by the Girl Scout Law.