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Girl Scouts of Korea
Girl Scouts of Korea
Girl Scouts of Korea
Headquarters

163, Anguk-dong,

Jongno-gu
Location Seoul
Country South Korea
Founded 1946
Membership 78,365

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The Girl Scouts of Korea Is the national Guiding organization of South Korea. It serves 78,365 members (as of 2003). Founded in 1946, the coeducational organization became a member of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts in 1957.

Program

The association is divided in sections according to age:[1]

  • Twinkler Scout - ages 4 to 5
  • Gaenari (Brownie Girl Scout) - ages 6 to 8
  • Jindalrae (Junior Girl Scout) - ages 8 to 11
  • Sonyeodae (Cadette Girl Scout) - ages 12 to 14
  • Yeonjangdae (Senior Girl Scout) - ages 15 to 17
  • Yeongudae (Young Leader (Girl Scout)) - ages 18 to 21
  • Seongindae (Adult Troop) - ages 21 and older

There are also Extension Troops for disabled and working girls.

Guide Promise

On my honour, I will try
to do my duty to God and my country
to help other people at all times
to keep the Girl Scout Law.

Guide Law

  1. A Girl Scout's honour is to be trusted.
  2. A Girl Scout does her best.
  3. A Girl Scout takes the initiative in helping others.
  4. A Girl Scout is a sister to all
  5. A Girl Scout is courteous and kind.
  6. A Girl Scout loves nature and respects all living things.
  7. A Girl Scout keeps the rules.
  8. A Girl Scout smiles under all difficulties.
  9. A Girl Scout makes good use of her time and avoids wastefulness.
  10. A Girl Scout is pure in thought, in word and in deeds.

See also

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Members of the Asia Pacific Region of WAGGGS

Full members: Australia | Bangladesh | Brunei | Republic of China (Taiwan) | Fiji | Hong Kong | India | Japan | South Korea | Malaysia | Maldives | Nepal | New Zealand | Pakistan | Papua New Guinea | Philippines | Singapore | Sri Lanka | Thailand
Associate members: Cambodia | Cook Islands | Kiribati | Mongolia | Samoa | Solomon Islands | Tonga | Vanuatu

ko:한국 걸스카우트 연맹