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Meeting #23: Weaving

After a few very packed meetings, we decided to take it a bit easier and do some weaving to finish up our Heritage Home Skills Badge. Using ideas found here, we gave each girl a styrofoam tray (bought from our … Continue reading

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Girl Greatness Sleepover (Day 1)

We had about half our Guides over for a Girl Greatness themed sleepover at the Church where we meet. Through games, videos, discussion and fun we covered topics like self-esteem, bullying and friendship. We had access to the church basement where … 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 #14: First Night Back

It was nice to see all the girls back after the break for the holidays and I was quite jealous to hear about all the had been up to and they trips that lots of them went on! We sometimes … Continue reading

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Meeting #12: Christmas Carolling

Every year, some of the Brownies, Guides and Pathfinders from our district go and sing Christmas carols for the elderly. We normally sing a set of them in the basement for anyone who wants to come listen and then wander … Continue reading

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Meeting #11: Interpreting

Even though all of our Guides speak English, when Guiding in Quebec you definitely notice the bilingual/multilingual nature of our province. Many of our girls go to school in French and have trouble reading and writing in English. Instead of … Continue reading

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Meeting #10: Peace Night

I planned a peace night a couple years ago and for various reasons never got to use it. Since it was remembrance day recently, we figured that this would be a good time to revisit what I had planned and … Continue reading

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