Category Archives: Guest Blogs

Winter skating, sledding and smiles!

On the 14th of January we braved the cold and went outside for “Parent and Brownie Winter Fun Night”. Both Brownies and parents earned badges! Our aim was to complete part of our Key to Active Living,  and earn the … Continue reading

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“Fall Fun” So Reads the Crest

Our recent-ish Bring-a-Friend Meeting was all about preparing for an afternoon hike at Mont-Bellevue Park in the centre of Sherbrooke. As the weather was getting colder, I thought it best we discuss appropriate winter clothes right away. So we did … Continue reading

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Twirl – a Small Spin

Just as the journey of a thousand kilometres starts with a single step, sometimes an entire meeting grows from a single idea. Last summer I found a box of small spoons at the dollar store, and started piecing together a … Continue reading

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Another great day out with the Montreal Impact

Montreal Impact Soccer Day on Saturday, October 25 drew out over 300 members of Guiding and their families from across the city. Despite the changeable weather and the eventual downpour during the game, the opening ceremony was dry and almost sunny … Continue reading

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Celebrating Aboriginal traditions while exploring a ‘Key to My Community’

On October 27, as part of the Key to My Community the 2nd Northwood Brownies got a special visit from Karonhienhawe, a Mohawk woman from Kanehsatake. She taught the girls about the Mohawk community and the roles that women play … Continue reading

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From lemons to lemonade to an extraordinary event!

“I challenge myself with the Guiding Law…” As Guiders, we ask the girls “to do their best” and “challenge themselves” every day. Well, the planning team for the 2014 Provincial Fall Day Camp was challenged in ways we never could … Continue reading

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Fall Gourmet Cooking Camp!

The weatherman was calling for a blustery rainy weekend but the Northern Lights Pathfinders had planned their fall gourmet cooking camp for the first weekend in October and a little wet weather was not going to dampen their spirits. The … Continue reading

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