A contingent from the Girl Guides Association of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines left the state on Sunday July 29, 2018 to participate in the first ever Mediterranean Jamboree in Malta from August 1– 8, 2018.
The Jamboree is being held under the theme “Building Cultures” and will bring together 2000 participants from the European Scout Region and the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS).
In the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts 146 Member States, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is the only Caribbean country attending this life changing event.
The international camp boasts a dynamic programme for the participants and includes developmental workshops, traditional activities such as hiking and campfires, adventure and exploration of Malta’s World Heritage sites and attractions, and other international exchanges.
The Vincentian delegation comprises 11 girls; nine Girl Guides and two Ranger Guides who are accompanied by two Guiders.
The local participants hail from several Girl Guide Companies and Ranger Guide Units across Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.