International Opportunities

Ready to explore the world?

Girl Guides Australia international travel opportunities offer unique experiences that will help you develop new skills, create lasting memories, and form lifelong friendships with Girl Guides/Girl Scouts from around the world. Broaden your horizons and become a true global citizen.




Jumpstart your leadership journey with The Juliette Low Seminar!

Since 1932, JLS has been a beacon of inter-cultural, inspirational, and international experiences, fostering friendships across borders and pushing young women to step outside their comfort zones.

As WAGGGS’ flagship leadership development program for Girl Guiding and Girl Scouting, JLS 2024 is set to empower participants with essential leadership practices and mindsets for success. The theme for JLS 2024 is peace.

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Pacific Exploration of STEM, Hawaii 2024 

Experience the multiculturalism of Hawaii along with unique STEM activities at the newly opened STEM Center for Excellence at Camp Paumalu on Oahu’s North Shore.

Learn all about the ocean, outer space, and the earth at this Destination. Lessons are expressed through chants, music, hula, arts, and cultural practices, and are tied into some of the STEM activities to study earth, space, and ocean science.

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Girl Guides Australia Travel Update - Effective 1 June 2023

International travel may resume to approved Girl Guiding events (including camps and jamborees) by Youth Members, Adult Members, contingents and individuals, subject to the requirements set out below and all usual risk management considerations:

  • Travel insurance is a requirement to attend events overseas which the Traveller is to obtain themselves. Travellers take full responsibility for meeting all expenses not covered by their travel insurance including any costs relating to requirements to quarantine.
  • Travellers must meet all requirements for the country they are visiting and for returning to Australia.
  • Travellers should travel by the most direct route and only transit through other countries where direct flights are not available.
  • Travellers are to register their travel plans by emailing the National Coordinator – International at in advance, including confirmation that they have all relevant vaccines as recommended by their medical adviser.

The above requirements continue to also apply to adults travelling to World Centres (which resumed from 1 June 2022) and Adult Members volunteering at World Centres (which resumed from 1 July 2022). There are no remaining general restrictions on travel imposed by GGA arising from the COVID-19 pandemic other than as set out above.

The National Coordinator – International will consider a range of matters related to COVID-19 in deciding whether to approve the advertisement of international events, the formation of international contingents and group international travel applications including:

  • requirements for vaccination
  • any requirements for insolation or quarantine in the destination countries, and how the risk management planning addresses this risk and
  • Smart Traveller Advisory Levels 1 (Exercise normal precautions) and 2 (Exercise a high degree of caution) only.

Groups or individuals looking to travel in 2023 are encouraged to reach out to the National Coordinator – International ( to ensure that they are kept up to date on any changes to GGA guidance.

Changes may be made to this guidance at short notice if there are changes in government regulations or advice.

Australian Friends of the World Centres (FOWC)

The FOWC aims to support the World Centres by encouraging visits to the Centres and financial donations.

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