Pax Lodge Past and present

How we got here

Starting with Our Ark in 1939, the WAGGGS World Centre in London has grown over the years, first into Olave House (1959) and then into Pax Lodge. The Centre has always had close ties to the WAGGGS World Bureau (HQ) and, like all the World Centres, works to engage, empower, and support young women so that they can make a difference in their communities. In 1929, the World Committee of WAGGGS decided that a World Centre should be built for all Girl Guides and Girl Scouts in the world to share.

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Pax Lodge Past & Present

Open since 1939, Pax Lodge has a rich history. Learn more about how the 2nd WAGGGS World Centre was created.

Staff at Pax Lodge

Pax Lodge is run by a dedicated team of staff and volunteers. Get to know the current team.

Opportunities at
Pax Lodge

Find out all about volunteering at Pax Lodge and see our current volunteer and paid vacancies. 

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By supporting Pax Lodge, you are also supporting the mission and vision of the largest movement for girls and young women in the world — the World Association of Girl Guide and Girl Scouts.

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