Monthly Archives: February 2014

Meeting #21: Guest Author

In order to the get girls interested in the reading and writing badge, we invited a local author – Monique Polak – to come and talk to our girls about writing.  She read us a few bits from one of … Continue reading

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Meeting #20: Thinking Day Skating Party

It is a tradition for our district to go skating on Beaver Lake every year for Thinking Day. Girls from all branches gather together to skate outside and enjoy hot chocolate and snacks inside the lodge. This year we had … Continue reading

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Meeting #19: Egg Stories and Thinking Day

I was incredibly curious to see how the egg babies survived so watching all the girls arrive (most of them with eggs) was quite an event. After our opening, we sat in a circle and gave each girl a chance … Continue reading

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Words from the Girls…

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Meeting #18: Second Heritage Night

We found that the heritage homeskills badge required too many activities for just one night so we decided to spread it over two meetings. You can read about the first one here. Everyone loves food, so we split the unit … Continue reading

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Passing the Torch: Monklands District Winter Camp

Monklands District decided to join in the Olympic fun with a camp of its own this last weekend at Centre Notre-Dame-de-Faitma. 47 girls, from Sparks to Pathfinders, and 9 leaders celebrated with great mild weather and lots of snow. The … Continue reading

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Meeting #17: Egg Babies

We decided to creatively complete the child care badge this year by having the girls take care of a hard-boiled egg for a week. We knew that this was going to be a tough challenge for the girls, so before … Continue reading

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