Girls' Brigade New Zealand
Our two programmes:
Programmes challenge and nurture girls with diverse experiences balanced across key domains:
In Girls' Brigade companies the domains are:
Physical, Social, Educational, and Spiritual
In IFG Units the domains are:
Spiritual, Physical, Adventure, Community Service, and Interest.
Girls gain badges and awards that value their involvement, achievements, and skills.
These awards recognise individual growth in a culture that shares ideals, offers personal support, and nurtures acceptance of diversity and ability.
The ultimate recognition is the internationally valued Queen's Award.
In Girls' Brigade Companies the age groups are:
5 to 8 years – Juniors
9 to 12 years – Seniors
13 to 17 years – Pioneers
In IFG Units the age groups are:
5 to 7 years – IFG Explore
8 to 10 years – IFG Adventure
11 to 13 years – IFG Challenge
14+ years – IFG Ultimate