The course will enable you to develop the skills required to plan, prepare and deliver walking tours, focusing on the London Borough of Camden. The borough has a particularly rich history in terms of buildings, institutions and residents which can be used by guides to interpret the area for diverse audiences. If you would like to apply please complete this form. Graduating Class of Badges were presented by Mayor Jenny Headlam-Wells. During this course you will learn the general principles of tour guiding and how to guide walking tours in the Borough of Camden.
You will be taught about the diverse geographical areas within the borough and their history, architecture, culture and other features.
You will learn how to undertake your own research and how to design a guided walk and you will be instructed in the necessary skills to present information in an informative and entertaining manner to different audiences. The course is limited to a maximum of 20 students. What is involved in becoming a Camden Tour Guide?
Course Details. You will be required to do some of your coursework in groups so a willingness to co-operate with your peers is essential. There will also be approximately 15 Saturday half day sessions, scheduled on alternate weeks.
These changes were a result of comprehensive consultation with Girl Guides throughout Australia through the Promise and Law Review. Notable changes include the removal of explicit reference to God, instead replaced by "my beliefs", and removing reference to the Queen. I promise that I will do my best To be true to myself and develop my beliefs To serve my community and Australia And live by the Guide Law. A Guide is loyal and can be trusted. A Guide is helpful. A Guide is polite and considerate. A Guide is friendly and a sister to all Guides. A Guide is kind to animals and respects all living things.
A Guide is obedient. A Guide has courage and is cheerful in all difficulties. A Guide makes good use of her time. A Guide takes care of her own possessions and those of other people. A Guide is self-controlled in all she thinks, says and does. This followed extensive consultations with Girl Guides and Leaders, with an emphasis on identifying those principles they felt best reflected the goal of modern Guiding. As a Guide I will strive to: Respect myself and others Be considerate, honest and trustworthy Be friendly to others Make choices for a better world Use my time and abilities wisely Be thoughtful and optimistic Live with courage and strength.
Prior to Girl Guides in Australia were organised into one of four youth sections based on age. These were: Gumnut Guides; age 5—7 years old Brownie Guides; aged 7—10 years old Girl Guides; aged 10—14 years old Ranger Guides; aged 14—18 years old.
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Since , all youth members from 5—17 have been known as Guides. Units can choose their own name and can cater for guides of any age range between 5 and 18 years. There is also a program specifically for young women aged 18—30, known as the Olave Program. Guide Leaders are adult volunteers aged over 18, and have hold various GGA Qualifications relevant to their position. The Australian Guide Program is a non-formal educational program based on shared leadership and decision-making at all ages. A unit will plan their program around these fundamentals to include aspects of each in areas of the Guide's interest.
The Australian Guide Program Process is used at various levels of program planning and implementation in order to fully involved Guides in leadership and decision making.
Individual Guides, Patrols or whole units can choose to work towards appropriate challenges in a wide range of areas, though it is not compulsory. There are 4 main types of challenge badges Explore, Create, Achieve and Discover each pursued in a different way.
Some allow Guides to set their own personal challenges, some have set criteria; some focus on a certain topic or skill, others cover a group of skills in an area, and some are based on a wide variety of different areas across the Australian Guide Program. It provides opportunities for personal development and self-awareness, in addition to community service and a specific focus. It is a significant commitment, held in high regard around Australia, and can count towards high school graduation certificate in some states.
The BP Award is open for Guides aged 11— The BP Award is presented at significant awards ceremony. The guide can register through the State Girl Guides organisation and join a local Unit of girls the same age.
In Australia it is open to Guides aged 14—30 years old. It includes challenges based on:.