The Kenya Girl Guide movement is celebrating 50 years of Guiding in Kenya with an International Golden Jubilee Camp at Rowallan Park near Nairobi.
GV Girl Guides assembled on lawn outside Paxtu (2 shots)
SV Nyeri Mayor addressing girl guides (3 shots)
BV Provincial Commissioner addressing gathering
GV Tomb of Robert Baden-Powell (2 shots)
GV Troop of guides arriving at graveside
SV Girl Guide leaders placing wreaths on grave (3 shots)
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Background: The Kenya Girl Guide movement is celebrating 50 years of Guiding in Kenya with an International Golden Jubilee Camp at Rowallan Park near Nairobi. Three-hundred Girl Guides from nineteen countries are taking part in the ten-day celebration, due to close on Sunday (13 August).
The participants have engaged in a variety of activities including a visit to Kenya's animal orphanage and game park. The Jubilee was opened on 4 August by Kenya's Vice-President, Daniel Arab Moi.
On Thursday (10 August) the Girl Gides journeyed to Nyeri in Central Province where the movement's founder, Lord Baden-Powell, lived in retirement and was buried.