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.