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Girl Scouts go to China! Twinning Project
In celebration of the Girl Scouts 100th anniversary, Alcoa Foundation in partnership with Girl Scouts of the USA and the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) launched the Global Green Team Partnership Program.
This program “twins” 20 Girl Scouts councils in the U.S. and 20 Girl Guides member organizations in 13 countries who will work together on Global Green Team projects for two years.
Over the course of two years, the Girl Scouts and Girl Guides identified, lead and took action on three main environmental projects:
The Girl Scout Council of the Nations Capital has been “twinned” with USAGSO China. Twenty Girl Scouts were selected to participate in this project. Out of those, eight girls were selected to travel to China as part of the educational program and completion of the project.
The Girl Scouts traveling to China are:
The seven day educational excursion to
Girl Scout families overseas will host the USA participants in their homes. All of the transportation, meals and other educational tours will be arranged weeks prior to departure. Upon arrival to the United States of America, the participants will report, educate and share the different experiences gained throughout their stay in China.
Posted: Jul 10, 2013