Monthly Archives: November 2014

♫ Go Well and Safely♫

Our sessions began even earlier this morning and I came away with loads of new ideas from the “Camping Beyond the Basics” session. We started trying to identify tree leaves using a dichotomous key (sort of like a flow-chart). Apparently I’m not … Continue reading

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Spontaneous Combustion

We had an extremely packed day today that began when my alarm rang at 7:30 am. I didn’t really want to get out of bed, but thoughts of the excitement ahead convinced me it was time. They had a lovely … Continue reading

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Super Guide Program

Right now, I am sitting in bed at a Holiday Inn in Toronto because I’m at a Girl Guide training conference specifically for Ontario Guide leaders. I flew in from Sudbury this evening with another young woman from Sudbury and … Continue reading

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How the Girl Guides Won the War

Guides was cancelled due to the weather tonight, but I Started reading “How the Girl Guides won the war” today and wanted to share a few quotes in light of Remembrance day: “Older Guides were shown helping on a farm or rowing … Continue reading

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Inventing

This week we decided to cover the inventing badge with the Guides. Upon discovering how much talking the program book recommended, I set about modifying the badge a little, but still keeping the main gist of the purpose. Here are … Continue reading

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Halloween

Everyone came dressed up and prepared for a fun Halloween night at Guides. I dressed up as a spark with pigtails, my Spark shit and a pink fleece. We began with some halloween charades and a skeleton reconstruction relay race. Then, each patrol … Continue reading

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