About Twinning

Twinning is:
  • A partnership between Canadian provinces and other Western Hemisphere countries to work towards a model for Twinning 2020 for WAGGGS
  • An opportunity for girls to get to experience Global Guiding
  • A chance to connect with girls from around the world

We are twinned with the Peru Girl Scouts:
  • Peru is located in South America
  • Girl Scouts was introduced in Peru in 1916
  • There were 2,700 members in 2012
  • The branches of the Peru Girl Scouts are Sunflowers, Brownies, Light Guides and Sun Guides
  • Girl Scouting is run out of the schools and sometimes includes boys
  • Most of their weekly unit meetings happen on Saturdays
  • Common foods in Peru are corn, potatoes and guinea pig
  • The official languages of Peru are Spanish, Quechua and Aymara
  • Peru does not recognize daylight savings time
  • The seasons in Peru are opposite of Canada:
    • Summer is from December to February
    • Winter is from May to September

We would love for you to join the Twinning 2020 journey by sharing your experiences and earning your Twinning 2020 crest.

Have questions or comments? Give us a shout at bctwinning@gmail.com!

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