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For information about International Travel Opportunities for Lougheed Area Youth and Guiders, please contact:
Janet Haworth-Lee, Lougheed Area International Adviser

Resources For Independent Trips Travelling Internationally

BC Resources
BC International Committee
AB International Committee

Provincial and National Trips

Please check the following sites for next year’s travel opportunities. They are usually updated in September with deadlines for Provincial in November:

National Trip Opportunities
Provincial Trip Opportunities
Provincial Camping Opportunities

NEW CHANGES for all Nationally-sponsored trips effective this fall:

    • Both girls and guiders MUST send all applications , their personal references, related paperwork to national ONLY.
    • Everything still remains confidential.
    • No assistance with applications from guiders or International Adviser.
    • We will not be able to see your applications and advise on areas not filled in, signatures missing, etc.
    • Go over your applications very thoroughly.

Please don’t be discouraged in applying for trips because of these changes. Give yourselves enough time for the mail to arrive in Ontario in lots of time before the deadline.

Please read carefully all the guidelines (online) for each event before applying and be thorough in your applications.

Please contact the Lougheed Area International Adviser for more information about applying.

Good Luck!

Travel and Event Assistant Subsidy

Are you going on a Guiding trip or attending a Guiding event? You may be eligible for a travel subsidy from your District / or Area.  Read the Area Travel Event Assistance Form, and if you are still unsure please check with your trip leader or the Lougheed Area International Adviser to see if you are eligible to apply for assistance.

For National, Provincial and Inter-Area trips:

  • You may be eligible for both an Area and District subsidy. Please apply personally in a timely manner before you travel. You will need to attach a copy of your trip acceptance letter for each application.
    • Area: up to 35% of what’s left of the event fee after deducting National & Provincial assistance. Please fill in and hand into your Unit Guider who will pass it onto the District Commissioner.
    • District: Your unit guider can assist in requesting a travel subsidy and the amount varies from District to District.
  • Please direct any questions to your trip leader, but be patient as she may be bombarded with lots of trip information in the first few weeks that she needs to process. If your question is urgent please ask your International Adviser as she may be able to answer your question(s).

For Inter-Area and non-selected events, amounts vary and you will personally need to submit an application along with your trip/event acceptance letter.

For Independent trips and SOAR, your trip leader will apply for you.

Please ensure your applications for travel subsidies are cc’d to the Lougheed Area International Adviser so she can ensure that it is processed.