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World Centres The Guiding Movement Canadian Currency
100
What is the British pound, also called the pound sterling?
The founder of Girls Guides, Lord Robert Baden-Powell, and the World Chief Guide, Lady Olave Baden-Powell were born in the country where the Pax Lodge World Centre is located. This currency is used here.
100
What is the U.S. dollar?
Our Guiding sisters in the United States have a similar organization to Girl Guides of Canada called Girl Scouts USA (GSUSA). Like us, Girl Scouts also sell cookies. This is the currency they use to sell their boxes.
100
What are the Nickel, Dime, Quarter, Loonie, and Toonie?
These are the names of the five coins used in Canada.
200
What is the Swiss Franc
Our Chalet in Adelboden, Switzerland was the first World Centre of the World Association of Girls Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS). This centre is surrounded by beautiful mountains and is known for its hiking trails. If your unit went on an international trip to visit Our Chalet, you would need this currency to buy some of Switzerland’s famous chocolates.Our Chalet in Adelboden, Switzerland was the first World Centre of the World Association of Girls Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS). This centre is surrounded by beautiful mountains and is known for its hiking trails. If your unit went on an international trip to visit Our Chalet, you would need this currency to buy some of Switzerland’s famous chocolates.
200
What is the Hong Kong dollar?
WAGGGS World Conferences happen every three years and are an important opportunity for setting policies and for developing new programs. The 35th World Conference was held in Hong Kong in July 2014. If you attended that conference, this is the currency you’d have needed to have on hand.
200
What is false? She can be found on the $10.00 bill!
True or False? A famous Canadian woman is found on the $50.00 bill.
300
What is is the Indian rupee?
Emma bought a sari at the local market close to the Sangam World Centre and wore it later that week to visit the Taj Mahal. She used this currency to pay to enter the Taj Mahal.
300
What is the euro?
Imagine that your mother and grandmother were both Pathfinders before you and love their memories of being in Guiding. Now, as a family, you are travelling to Switzerland to Our Chalet for a family stay. From Our Chalet, you will then go to Germany for a three-day hiking trip. This is the currency you’ll need in Germany.
300
What is true?
True or False? In Canada we have $5.00, $10.00, $20.00, $50.00, $100.00 bills.
400
What is Our Cabaña in Mexico? What is the Mexican peso?
Imagine that your unit decided to take a trip down south. While staying at one of WAGGGS’ World Centres, your unit ate tacos and fajitas regularly and practiced speaking Spanish while helping out at a local school. This is the name of the World Centre, the country it’s in, and the currency they use there.
400
What is the Omani rial?
You receive a handwritten letter from your Guiding pen pal in Oman! What type of currency did she use to pay for the postage?
400
What is the penny or the fifty-cent coin?
Identify one coin no longer used in Canada
500
What is the Rwandan franc?
Kusafiri is the only World Centre that changes locations for every event or program. When Kusafiri set up in Rwanda, visitors would have had to use this currency.
500
What is the Guyanese dollar?
When you “Twin” with another Guiding organization in the world, you write letters and send videos to get to know each other. The Twinning 2020 partner for Alberta, Yukon, and the Northwest Territories is Guyana. If Guyanese Guiders were mailing SWAPS and needed to buy postage, this is the currency they’d use to pay for stamps
500
What is the $1.00, $2.00, $25.00, $500.00, and $1,000.00 bill?
Identify three Canadian bills that are no longer used in Canada.




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