Everyone gathers in a circle where they cross their right arm over their left in front of them and hold hands with the people on either side. Once everyone is silent, one person starts the friendship squeeze which is passed from hand to hand. It stands for an unbroken chain of friendship with Girl Guides and Girl Scouts around the world.
A symbolic gesture in which Girl Scouts form a circle by crossing arms and clasping each others hands.
Formed often in a meeting, at a campsite or during a ceremony. Everyone stands in a circle and each person crosses her right arm over her left, clasping hands with her friends on both sides. The friendship circle stands for an unbroken chain of friendship with Girl Scouts and Girl Guides all around the world.
The friendship circle is symbolic of the unity of all Girl Scouts and Girl Guides around the world. Girls and volunteers stand in a circle and hold hands with their arms crossed right over left. Everyone stands in silence while the Girl Scout Squeeze is passed around the circle.
Girls standing in circle trying to out-squeeze each other's hands.
A symbolic gesture in which Girl Scouts form a circle by clasping each others' hands. It is often used as a closing ceremony.
A circle formed by Girl Scouts standing and clasping hands (before they reach for each other's hands, girls cross their right hand over their left). The circle represents the unbroken chain of friendship among Girl Scouts and Girl Guides all over the world