World Thinking Day
Every year on February 22, the 10 million Girl Scouts and Girl Guides around the world learn about their international sisters, do fun and educational activities based around an advocacy theme and can earn the World Thinking Day badge.
The requirements to earn the World Thinking Day badge can be found HERE.
World Thinking Day 2021
There are five steps to earning your World Thinking Day award.
Explore World Thinking Day (choice 2: Make World Thinking Day posters/slides only)
Find out what peacebuilding means.
Explore peacebuilding in Girl Scouts.
Get inspired by peacebuilding.
Choose your country to explore. You will need to create a slideshow or poster board about your chosen country. These slides and poster board photos will be shared during the virtual event on February 20th at 1:00pm. You can work as a troop or as an individual on this award. The slide or poster board of your chosen country may include:
Famous landscapes or monuments
Attend the Edina Service Unit a World Thinking Day Virtual Celebration event on February 20th at 1pm.
This virtual event will be a brief kickoff to World Thinking Day.
This virtual event will complete two of the five steps required to earn the World Thinking Day Award (step 1: Explore World Thinking Day and step 3: Explore peacebuilding in Girl Scouts).
This waiver must be completed to attend the virtual event.
For information on how to complete steps 2,4,5 for the award please go here.
All girls who complete all five requirements and submit their peace pledge by April 1 will receive the World Thinking Day award from the Edina Service Unit.
Important dates for World Thinking Day
Jan 15: Sign up for chosen country begins for Girls and troops. Countries may be chosen no more than twice so you may wish to sign up early. Please sign up here to participate in the World Thinking Day event
Feb 15: Slides and photos of poster boards must be completed and submitted to the service unit. Submit your photos/slides here.
Feb 20: World Thinking Day Celebration kick off
April 1: Last day to have steps 2,4,5 completed to firstname.lastname@example.org.