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Girl Guides of Canada Invites You to Try Now Join Later

If your daughter has wanted to try out Guiding (in Ontario) but you were afraid to make a commitment without knowing how you and your daughter would like it, here’s your chance. Try Now Join Later Girl Guides of Canada is hosting another round of Try Now. Join Later for Ontario residents. I know that… Read More »

5 Things I Have Learned From Being a Girl Guide Leader

I love being a Girl Guide leader and I have been one since 2001 and helped out with units before that. I’ve worked with Sparks (ages 5-6), Brownies (ages 7-8) and Guides (ages 9-11) and currently work with all three. I’ve learned lots of things from my volunteer work with Girl Guides. 5 Things I… Read More »

Girl Guide Disney Themed Camp (Thank You Disney!)

Last week I was gone (that’s why there weren’t any new posts) to our local Girl Guide Camp to help run our “Disney” themed camp. Each day our theme was a different land of Walt Disney World (Epcot, Magic Kingdom, etc.). Last year our theme focused on self esteem and learning about ourselves. I contacted… Read More »

Circle Square Ranch Summer Camp Contest #circlesquare

Did you attend summer camp as a child? Have you ever sent your own children? Circle Square Camp and Pioneer Camp are both holding great contests to give away free camp sessions, Mabels Labels packs, Giftcards for Crossroads and the grand prize, a trip for two to Punta Cana! BOTH camps are giving away the… Read More »

Be The Voice: Instilling Values in Our Girls #BarbieICanBe

I deal with the challenge of showing girls that they are important, smart and special all the time. Not only do I have two daughters of my own but I am a Girl Guide Leader. I work with Sparks (Ages 5-6), Brownies (ages 7-8) AND Guides (Ages 9-11.) In fact the National Service Project for… Read More »

Thanks to the Summer Camp Sponsors!

A while back I asked for some sponsors for the Girl Guide Summer Camp I am a leader at. Three wonderful companies/people stepped forward! Thank you to Discovery Girls, New Moon Media and Leanne Power, author of You Are Sooooo Beautiful. Discovery Girls donated 50 magazines to the camp. Each girl got to go home… Read More »

Want to Sponsor a Girl Guide Camp?

I am a leader that helps run a camp for Girl Guides during the summer. We are camping July 31 – Aug 6 and our theme is All About Me. Here is what I’m looking for: WHAT?  – product samples for each child (not sure numbers yet) – products to raffle off or giveaway somehow to… Read More »

Girl Guides of Canada Finally Has a Blog!

It’s about time! I’ve been waiting for Girl Guides of Canada to join in the blogging craze. First they started a facebook and twitter account and I knew it was coming. Check it out at http://girlguidescanblog.ca/ Stay up to date on all things Girl Guides!

Attention Members of Girl Guides Past & Present!

Girl Guides is celebrating 100 years of Guiding in 2010 and there is a facebook fan page that you are invited to join! Are you a fan of 100 Years of Girl Guides? Come be a fan and invite your Guiding friends and family members to join too!

World Thinking Day 2010

I’m a little late in posting this but today is World Thinking Day. The founders of Scouts and Girl Guides, Lord Robert Baden-Powell and Olave Baden-Powell had a joint birthday today. On this day we remember our Guiding and Scouting friends around the world and participate in fun events to celebrate. You can find out… Read More »