Girl Guid

Our Mission is to enable girls and young women to develop their  fullest potential as responsible citizens of the world.

Our Vision : All girls are valued and take action to change the  world.

We Girl Guides at 7th Colombo have adapted the purpose of the  WAGGGS and are dedicated to fulfilling our duties as responsible Guides. 

 

  • President = Shenaya de Mel
  • Secretary = Maneesha Panditharatne
  • Treasurer = Sanduni Panditharatne

Teachers in- charge  

  • Ms. Srima Perera (Captain)
  •  Ms. Hiranthi Perera (lieutenant)
  • Ms. Danisha Kumarapperuma (lieutenant)

History of the society 

 History

Girl Guiding at Bishop's College was established on 9th September 1921.

Girl Guide was first formed in Girls High school Kandy. As a result of  that it was started in many schools all over Sri Lanka including  Bishops’ College.

Ms. Dias was one of the captains who served at Bishop’s College for a  long period of time. Once she passed away Ms.Swineetha took over  our guiding company.

Notable achievements  

2011

Yasara Ilangakoon and Menaka Rajapakse were among 15 Girl Guides  who represented Sri Lanka at the 95th Girl Guide Anniversary Camp in  Hong Kong

2014

Hiruni Cooray was chosen to participate in the International Girl Guide  Camp ‘Explore 14’ which was held in Nothern Ireland

2015

Teshani Attanayake and Ovara Perera faced President Guide Award  test and it it is after many years our Girl Guide Company was able to  produce two President Guides

2017

Hiruni Cooray achieved the ‘Presidents Guide’ award.

2018

Binu Rajasooriya took part in MEDGEM(Mediterranean Jamboree )an  International Guiding Jamboree,which took place in Ghajn Tuffieh  National campsite,Malta, from the 1st of August - 8th of August.

2019

Hiruni Cooray have completed the last tier of guiding and have  achieved the President’s Award Badge.

Mrs. Hiranthi Perera represented the Girl Guides Association at  Sangam which is one of the Wold Centres

2021

Centaury of excellence since Girl Guiding was started at Bishop’s  College.

Major events

2017

Jumbo’17

Jumbo’17,the Girl Guides centenary camp was held from 23rd to 27th  of August,at the ‘Sri Lanka Army Infantry Training Centre - Minneriya’. Celebrating 100 years of Girl guides Sri Lanka

A song book named ‘100 Melodies for 100 Years’ was launched by the  Girl Guides of Bishop’s College,in order to mark a ‘century’ of  excellence in Girl Guiding

2018

Aventura’18

Aventura’18 was held on the 24th of February, in recognition of our  very own Guiding Captain, Ms. Srima Perera being promoted as the  Assistant Chief Commissioner of Colombo.

2021

Aventura’ 21

Aventura’ 21, a program filled with fun activities was organised for our  very own Little Friends. Celebtating 100 years of Girl Guiding at Bishop’s College.

Recent events and meetings 

o Participated at thinking day.

o Organized an international day.

o Organized an activity programme for middle school children.  o Girl Guiding camp at Kadawatha.

o Online Aventura programme. (Activity day)

o Online camp.

Special achievements by Nilshani de Silva  

She took part at a discussion by the world association of Girl Guides and  Girl Scouts against gender based violence 2020

She addressed the education resource, research and information center  at an event held by the Sri Lanka Girl Guide Association.

She achieved her blue all round cord from the Sri Lanka Girl Guide  Association.

She participated at the young women leaders training organized by the  world association of girl guides and girl scouts.

Sri Lanka Girl Guide Association presented her an award at the national  award ceremony.

Upcoming events

o Enrolment ceremony

o Enrolment of new guides and a demonstrating programme.  o Social service programme.

o A programme for 100 years at Bishop’s College.

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