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Meeting #33: Ice Cream!

Guides-Quebec held a contest for the most creative fundraising idea for the Canadian World Friendship fun. Guess who won? That’s right! We did (remember our Egg Babies?)! The prize was $100 to go towards a pizza party, but since we … Continue reading

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Meeting #31: Cooking

Our yearly cooking night is always one of my favourites because it is great to watch girls learning new, practical things and then getting to enjoy the what they have created. We split the girls into 3 groups and had … Continue reading

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Meeting #30: Healthy Eating

We like to have the Guides cook a meal every year so we set about planning with them. We decided that a good place to start would be by having them learn a bit more about the food guide and … Continue reading

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Meeting #29: The Game of Life

This was by far the loudest most chaotic meeting of the year, but it was also one of the most fun! I modified the board game “The Game of Life” so that we could play it as a whole unit. … Continue reading

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Meeting #25: Table Manners

In the fall, some of our girls’ parents had asked whether we might do a meeting about table manners. We thought that a tea party might be a fun way to cover the topic. I remembered a meeting we had … Continue reading

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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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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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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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