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2017年7月10日Messages for the victims of disaster caused by torrential rains in Kyushu, Japan

The torrential rain continued from 5th July 2017 caused a huge disaster in North of Kyushu in Japan.

On behalf of Girl Scouts of Japan, we would like to extend our deepest sympathy to the victims and people who are effected by this disaster.

We pray for the people working for recovery and reconstruction under difficult circumstances.

Girl Scouts of Japan

2017年5月25日Japan International Youth Event

Girl Scout of Japan extends a warm invitation to our Japan International Youth Event in September 2017. The event is open to young women of WAGGGS member aged 18- 25 years old as of 1 April 2017.
We are planning an exciting event and would like to have your young women to join us in Japan.


OBJECTIVES:To develop skills of leadership and facilitation for young women to build the better world as a leader with a global perspective.
EVENT: Japan International Youth Event
DATE: 13:00 Saturday 9th September to 10:00 Tuesday 12th September 2017
VENUE: Togakushi Girl Scout Center 3694-2 Togakushi Nagano Japan
Zip code:381-4101
It takes 3 hours from Tokyo by a bullet train and a bus. And then 20 minutes walk from the bus stop.
(To be Togakushi Girl Scout Center at 13:00, you need to take the bus 11:30 at Nagano station.)
THE MAXIMUM NUMBERS OF PARTICIPANTS: 30 (including Japanese members)
COST: JPY40,000
Costs include:

  • • all camp program
  • • accommodation checking in 9 September and checking out 12 September
  • • meals from dinner on 9 September to breakfast on 12 September
  • • scarf

Costs not included:

  • • air fares
  • • travel insurance
  • • transportations round trip between the airport and Togakushi Girl Scout Center
  • • any planned pre and/or post the event (including travel and food)
  • • visa fee

REGISTRATION: Due Date 26 June 2017
Please send the Accept in Principle form to

If you have any questions regarding the Japan International Youth Event, please feel free to contact us.

Further information will be sent after receiving the Accept in Principle form.

2016年4月21日Prayer for Ecuador

In response to Ecuador Earthquake, we would like to extend the heartfelt sympathy and condolences to the people of Ecuador over the serious earthquake. We pray for all of the people in the affected area.

2016年4月21日Appreciation for all the sympathy from our world sisters

Girl Scouts of Japan would like to express our sincere appreciation for all your warm sympathy and prayers from the world regarding the recent earthquake in the south part of Japan.

We are working to understand the situation, and we have confirmed that all Girl Scout members are alive in the affected areas. However, there have been hundreds of aftershocks and the situation is changing.

Girl Scouts of Japan will keep working and consider how and what we can support the affected area cooperating with our Local Councils.