Category Archives: Volunteering

Our unit meeting turned into a community project!

On January 19th the 1st Pincourt Guides met with Kanchan Quinlan, an architectural designer from the town of Pincourt. Kanchan was invited to come and share her knowledge and information on what she does as an architectural designer. Both Kanchen … Continue reading

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Host a Literacy Tent in 5 Easy Steps

Valois- Dorval District organized a reading tent over March Break and read to 32 visitors! Literacy Agent, Esther Szeben has the low down on how to make this a successful PR event for your district while earning the Words in … Continue reading

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My three weeks at Sangam

In February, I had the chance to travel to Sangam for two incredible sessions. During my first week I represented Canada at this year’s Juliette Low Seminar (JLS) and then I took part in a two week World Thinking Day … 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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Mille-Îles Girl Guides join forces to give back to the community!

Girl Guides around Quebec and across Canada have been participating in the TD Tree Days program. Find out from this guest blogger what it meant to take part with her community on the shores of the Rivière des Mille-Îles: Hello, … Continue reading

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Wa-Thik-Ane Summer Camp Diaries – Week 2 + Adventure Camp!

The following is Part 2 of 2 of a round-up of diary entries sent to us from the shores of Lac Bouchette at Québec’s provincial Girl Guide camp – Wa-Thik-Ane. (Follow the very latest from camp on our Camp Wa-Thik-Ane … Continue reading

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How do you show your love for Wa-Thik-Ane?

Tent Rising Week at Camp Wa-Thik-Ane (May 10-16, 2014) was made possible thanks to the volunteers who spent many hours preparing the sites for the 2014 season. From cleaning marquees to stocking supplies to minor repair jobs and pitching tents … Continue reading

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