7. Identify what a Guides' Own is and why we have one in Guides. Help plan a Guides' Own (Friendship Guides Own)
Books with reflections
songs and idea for Guides’ Own
This activity will help the Guides to understand the Guides’ Own
ceremony that takes place at end of camp.
Sit the Guides in a circle to explain what Guides’ Own Ceremony is.
Guides’ Own is a special ceremony used to close a camp or event.
They are celebrations of friendship, singing and reflection on time
spent in each other’s company. Guides’ Owns are usually made up of
The opening song
The closing song
Overleaf is a sample Guides’ Own based on Friendship
Additional ideas can be found on the IGG website e.g.