The Compagnie de Guides is the main branch of the guiding method, the first created and the one with the highest number of members. They are between 13 and 17 years old. Compagnie de Guides discover the puberty and changes of their body, they live according to the values of the movement, are able to speak out and have a point of view of their environment and the world. They run small project of self-sustainability and for the community. Their unit is called the company.
Girl Guides are regroup in patrol. Several patrols make a company rules by a leader and her assistant. Within the patrol each girl has a specific role with responsibilities according to this role like intendant, secretary, animator… one has a major role, the patrol leader who is helped by her second. All those roles aimed to give them and improve their skills, their autonomy and their sense of responsibilities. The size of this group and the way it works allow to its members to work together, to know perfectly each other and to have a good mood and conviviality in the group. Most of Girl Guides activity are done in patrol and according its initiative : like exploration, games , services and more.
Miscellaneous symbols built the identity of the patrol. This is important in a way that the patrol created will be there for several years.
The Compagnie de Guides through guiding method learn and act in various areas. The most important are the health education, environment, citizenship education, finance and international and intercultural education.
In addition of education program, Girl Guides have to act for their world and environment. Through services they help their community, the population. Girl Guides have a culture of the services, and one of the example of this culture is the Good-action. The Good-action is a tradition in Girl Guiding, and it uses them to service. It is a daily spontaneous action with utility.
Their slogan is “être toujours prête » which means “be always ready”.Their uniform is composed of a white shirt , and brown skirt and and a green and white scarf.