The Olave Baden-Powell Society (OB-PS) supports the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) to help create an equal world where all girls can thrive

Join the Olave Baden-Powell Society

“As an OB-PS Member, I have been fortunate to see how my donations make a difference to young lives across the world. I am confident that money raised by OB-PS is directed where it is most needed. As Members, we can understand the challenges faced by so many and where our donations make a real difference.”

Morag Liddell, OB-PS Board Member, Scotland

Join OB-PS as it celebrates 40 years in 2024!

Become part of the campaign here


Help girls become the leaders of today ready for the future.

You can ensure that girls and young women have the essential training and opportunities to lead, raise their voices and make a difference.

Join a like-minded group of friends

OB-PS is a unique, caring and global group of over 1,700 members from 63 countries, who are committed to Girl Guiding and Girl Scouting and share the same values and ideals.

Attend the OB-PS Annual Event

Each year OB-PS hosts an esteemed and exciting event in a different region of the world. It is a great opportunity to meet with old friends and make new connections, engage with WAGGGS and learn more about global Guiding and Scouting.

What will I receive?

  • Your official OB-PS pin and certificate, presented to you by HRH Princess Benedikte of Denmark at our Annual Event.
  • Regular updates on WAGGGS' work, as well as the OB-PS Annual Review and OB-PS-funded project reports.
  • An invitation to the OB-PS Annual Event, as well as the opportunity to participate in local events in your region.
  • Invites to regular WAGGGS webinars where you can hear from WAGGGS staff, volunteers and global Girl Guides and Girl Scouts with updates from programmes and projects you support

How to join

To become an OB-PS Member, simply make a financial commitment towards a better future for girls and young women in one of the following ways: 

  • A contribution of £6,000 or more as a single lump sum
  • Six annual payments of £1,000
  • A bequest in a Will

If you would like to enable a deserving individual to become a member, or arrange for an In Memoriam recognition, please use one of the downloadable forms below.

For supporters in the United States of America, Canada, and Switzerland please use our downloadable forms below.

Sign up using our downloadable joining forms here

Please download and fill in the appropriate joining form and return it to us at along with your donation. Once we receive your form, you will be contacted and welcomed to the Society. We will tell you everything you need to know about being an OB-PS Member.

USA Joining Form

UK Joining Form (gift Aid applicable)

Canada Joining Form

Swiss Joining Form (in German)

Global Joining Form

Friends of Asia-Pacific Joining Form

UK and Global supporters can join via Online form.

Types of Membership

View this pdf to see the differences between Memberships

OB-PS Young Membership (under 35 years of age, £1000 donation)

OB-PS Associate Membership (any age, £300 annual instalments)

OB-PS Membership (any age, £6,000 commitment or ways to join listed above)

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