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Our Sea of Cortez Experience!

Marissa and Michelle were chosen to take part in the summer 2015 Sea of Cortez, Mexico national trip. They swam and snorkeled and helped coastal communities during eight excellent days. Click on the page below to read about their trip! … 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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1st Valois Brownies invent and invite, and put a spin on the Quebec Chocolate Challenge!

What’s more fun than making and eating chocolate? Sharing, of course! The 1st Valois Brownies invented and invited to earn themselves a Quebec Spin! They created an event called “Chocolate Wonderland” to complete the Quebec Chocolate Challenge and in the … Continue reading

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Spinning the Olympics for the Québec Spin Challenge!

January 24-26, 2014 saw over 90 girls, volunteer leaders and a few moms from the Valois-Dorval District participate in winter fun at an Olympic themed winter camp at Centre Notre Dame de Fatima in Ile Perrot. The Rangers and Guides … Continue reading

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How One Falls in Love with Wa-Thik-Ane

How does one fall in love with Wa-Thik-Ane? October 5 was the annual Wa-Thik-Ane Provincial Fall Day Camp. The day started off gray, ugly and far too early for a weekend for everybody boarding the bus at the parking lot. … Continue reading

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Nothing finer… than a glorious weekend at Wa-Thik-Ane

When I worked for VIA Rail Canada in Winnipeg, one of the on-train service supervisors used to say, “Nothing finer than dinner in the diner (the transcontinental diner)!”. Well, I could apply that adage to the weekend of September 27-29, … Continue reading

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Saint-Bruno Rangers Host a Thinking Day Trip Around the World!

The Saint-Bruno Rangers of the Montérégiennes District put on a Thinking Day event for all levels of Guiding in Saint-Bruno and Sainte-Julie. The Rangers’ first stop was Pax Lodge in England. They drank tea and ate cookies and learnt some … Continue reading

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“You had me at Sparks”

[Editor’s Note: This text is being printed with permission from Daphne S., who presented this speech at the Québec Council’s 2013 Annual General Meeting, held on May 2nd.] Hi, my name is Daphne, I am 15 and I’m a first … Continue reading

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Girl Guides rock on ice, too!

Québec Pathfinders, Rangers, Trex, and Guiders take part in Snow Trails—a polar-themed winter camping extravaganza Snow Trails 2013 took place February 15-17 at Cap-St-Jacques and the polar-themed winter camping extravaganza turned out to be an exhilarating experience for all who attended. 41 Pathfinder, Ranger and … Continue reading

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