Category Archives: Program ideas

Learning the Lost Art of Needlework

The 4th Beacon Hill Guides from Lakeshore District recently learned the lost art of needlework! We were surprised at how few of the girls knew how to sew a button, darn a sock, follow a pattern, thread a needle & … 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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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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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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Pointe-Claire District roll up their sleeves for their community shoreline clean-up

On Saturday, September 27, the Girl Guides from Pointe-Claire District took part in their community’s shoreline clean-up. They would like to thank Guider Carole Blais for her great job at organizing and coordinating the event. Here are a few words … Continue reading

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A wacky auction and egg-sitting win the 2014 CWFF Pizza Challenge!

Every year units and districts raise funds for the Canadian World Friendship Fund (CWFF) and every year they come up with fun and creative ways of doing it! The 2014 Quebec Pizza Challenge invited units to submit their success stories … Continue reading

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The Guides of March: Provincial Guide Camp Rocked!

For certain literary buffs, the Ides of March (March 15) is an unlucky date. Taking its name from Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, in Act 1, Scene 2, a soothsayer prophesizes to Caesar to “beware the ides of March,” which indeed turned … Continue reading

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