Tag Archives: Our Chalet

Going green and going global with Guiding

This past March, I had the amazing opportunity to attend the Helen Storrow Seminar (HSS) at Our Chalet in Switzerland. HSS is a WAGGGS leadership development event that focuses on the environment. It’s all about young women leading for a … Continue reading

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The Hair Petition

The World Centres are something you talk about in Guiding from a young age. You learn where they are, what they’re called, what kind of food they eat and what games they play in the countries where they are located. … Continue reading

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I Travel Not to Go Anywhere, But to Go

We REALLY want your vote! It’s time for the 2012/2013 Big Deal Seal! We’ve ranked all of the 2012/2013 blog posts (posted May 1, 2012 – April 30, 2013), according to views on the day they were posted. Now we’re looking … Continue reading

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Kenza’s Goal: to go to Our Chalet

This post originally appeared on Guides Quebéc’s blog in French. We have translated it and included the French original copy below. ————————————————————- Once upon a time… This is the story of Huguette Deschenes and her daughter Kenza Deschenes-Kherchi.  Kenza is … Continue reading

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Vlogging from Our Chalet Switzerland

How many times have you considered traveling with your Unit to a World Centre but said: “Nah. What would we possibly do there that would be so worthwhile“? Well, Guider Sarah of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, recently made a special vacation … Continue reading

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Young Women’s World Forum 2011: Wrap-up from Switzerland

This past week, the 2011 Young Women’s World Forum has galvanized the potential Guiding Members have to be a powerful force for change. Participants have rolled up their sleeves and gotten to the heart of how they can advocate for … Continue reading

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