About Us
Girl Guides of Canada - Guides du Canada is Canada's largest organization for girls and
women. Our programming provides fun, friendship and adventure for all girls and women
over the age of 5.
If you would like more information about Guiding or would like to join, please feel free to Contact Us.
SPARKS
Ages 5 & 6
A place for young girls to learn about themselves and others through
games, crafts and songs
Promise:
I promise to share and be a friend
Code of Conduct for ALL members
This Code of Conduct is an integral part of the policies of
the Girl Guides of Canada and must be upheld by all
Members.

A Member will:
1. abide by the Promise and Law, and values of Girl
Guides of Canada and adhere to its policies and rules.
2. bring honour and dignity to Girl Guides of Canada and
uphold its reputation and integrity.
3. demonstrate respect for all girl and adult Members
through words, actions and behaviour.
4. be vigilant in ensuring an environment that is safe and
protects girls and adults from the threat of emotional,
physical, verbal or sexual abuse.
5. uphold and protect the personal and professional
reputation of other Members and the Guiding community.
6. be diligent in maintaining the confidentiality of
information regarding Girl Guides of Canada not generally
available to the public and obtained in the course of
performing her role in Guiding.
7. respect another Member's right to privacy and the
confidentiality of that Member's personal information.
8. fulfill her role and responsibility as stated in her position
description, and act within the limitations of her authority in
the discharge of her duties.
9. act with honesty and integrity when dealing with property,
monies and any other assets belonging to Girl Guides of
Canada.
10. respect and uphold the anti-discrimination laws of
Canada and her Province. Girl Guides of Canada will not
tolerate discrimination against a Member or non-member
of GGC based on race, national or ethnic origin,
citizenship, colour, religion, sex, age, mental or physical
disability, political beliefs, socio-economic status, health
related status, sexual orientation, or marital status.
11. respect and abide by the laws of her Province and
Canada.
BROWNIES
Ages 7 & 8
An experience-based program where girls try new things, be active and
practise the concepts of friendship, cooperation and helping others.
Promise
I promise to do my best,
To be true to myself, my beliefs
and Canada
I will take action for a better world
And respect the Brownie Law
Motto
Lend a hand
Law
As a Brownie I am honest and kind;
I help take care of the world
around me
Law
The Guiding Law challenges me to:
-be honest and trustworthy
-use my resources wisely
-respect myself and others
-recognize and use my talents and
abilities
-protect our common environment
-live with courage and strength
-share in the sisterhood of Guiding
Motto
Be Prepared
Promise
I promise to do my best,
To be true to myself, my beliefs and
Canada
I will take action for a better world
And respect the Guiding Law
GUIDES
Ages 9 - 11
An objective-based program where girls are challenged to explore their
own interests and understand the world around them.
PATHFINDERS
Ages 12-14
A place where girls are presented with the opportunity to learn useful new
skills and make a difference in the community.
RANGERS
Ages 15 - 17+
A program focusing on independence and adventure where
young women decide upon a program based upon their
interests.
TREX & Extra Ops
Ages 12 - 17+
A new program that opens avenues of adventure and challenge to young
women who want to focus on outdoor skills and community service.

Note: The Promise, Law and Motto for Pathfinder, Trex, Extra Ops, Rangers
and Adult Members is the same as the one listed under Guides.
ADULTS
Ages 18+
An opportunity for women to continue learning new skills,
meeting new people and making a difference in their
community. There are many ways women can be involved
with Guiding. They include Link, Trefoil Guild, Members at
Large and working with a unit.