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Little Free Brownie Library

The current National Service Project: Words in Action has been well-enjoyed by our unit! In its first year (2015), our unit held a book swap which resulted in a donation of 325 books to our city’s library. This year, we … Continue reading

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We can be the change

Mahatma Gandhi once said, “Be the change you want to see in the world.”  With this statement as a foundation, we challenged our Guides to have the courage to speak out and take action on important issues to make the … Continue reading

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Putting Words in Action into…Action!

Did you know there are Literary Agents to help Unit Guiders bring Words in Action to their unit? Of course, a Guider’s first step should be to review the Words in Action website for service and activity information. If you run into … Continue reading

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Reading – a pastime, a passion, and a way to take action

Reading is one of my favourite things to do. I would probably say that I’m a bit of a fanatic about always having a hard-covered book to read. I have tried e-books (I commend everyone who can master that technology) … Continue reading

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Beauty on a budget

For the past two years, the leaders of the 3rd Bowmanville Guide Unit have been teaching girls all about natural beauty on a budget. It’s important to us because our own children have gone away to college and one has … Continue reading

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2nd Chilliwack Guides Pledge to Do More

We are the 2nd Chilliwack Girl Guide Unit in Chilliwack, B.C..  Our third-year Girl Guides planned and led a meeting to help the other girls in the Unit earn the National Service Project: Operation Earth Action crest. The main activity, Making Your Own Green … Continue reading

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A Girl Guide Cookie Complaint

Dear Girl Guides of Canada, Hello, my name is Anya and I am a Girl Guide in Canmore, Alberta. I have recently been selling the fall Girl Guides Cookies, and I really like the new design on the boxes. I … Continue reading

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Operation Earth Action

In September, many parents had been very enthusiastic, while others had no idea what was coming towards them. Needless to say, I also had no clue what I had just signed up for, but now realize how lucky I had … Continue reading

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Is Baking a Feminist Act?

As a marketer, I’m always talking about the great programs, activities and challenges that Girl Guides undertake in the hopes of counteracting the stereotype that Guiding is just about cookies, camping and crafts. But I’m also a baker, a serious … Continue reading

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SOARing to New Heights with Community Service

Each time the BC Council of Girl Guides of Canada holds a SOAR camp, “Spirit of Adventure Rendezvous”, the girls choose their program selection from each of the following areas: active recreation, crafts, environment, fine arts, science, waterfront, day trips … Continue reading

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Because I am a Girl Guide…

…I learn about my power as a girl …I act to improve my community and change the world …I share my knowledge and encourage others Girl Guides of Canada believes that by raising awareness and advocating for gender equality, girls … Continue reading

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