Go for GOLD application form

Complete the form by Friday 3 June to apply

The first step to taking part in GOLD 2023 is attending the Go for GOLD selection weekend. Please note, to be eligible for GOLD, you need to be 18 by the 1 February 2023 and still 30 or under by the end of October 2023.

The Go for GOLD weekend for GOLD 2022 takes place at Woodhouse Park activity centre near Bristol on the  30 September - 2 October 2022.

Complete the form below to apply to attend the weekend. Spaces on the weekend are allocated by ballot and we'll let you know by Wednesday 8 June if you have a place on Go for GOLD. 

Make sure your GO record is up to date before applying. 

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6. Have you applied for a Girlguiding HQ-organised international opportunity or Go for GOLD before?
7. Have you attended a Girlguiding HQ organised INTOPS or Go for GOLD weekend?
8. Can you commit to 3-4 weeks overseas between June and October 2022?
9. Are you available to attend all of the in-person briefing weekends in 2023: 17-19 February, 21-23 April, 1-3 September and 3-5 November?
10. You'll need a reference from your local (district or division) commissioner to confirm your place at Go for GOLD. If you're successful in the ballot, you'll be sent a digital form to send to your district commissioner. It's your responsibility to make sure this reference form is completed before the deadline.

Step 2

Which one of the following best describes your ethnic group or background?
How would you describe your religion or belief?
How would you categorise your disability or long-term condition?

If you would like to discuss any support needs you have for any disability or long-term condition, please do get in touch.

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