Tag Archives: Scouts

Online Guiding: Keeping Connected

Last summer, I had the fantastic opportunity to volunteer at the National Jamboree in Iceland for Scouts and Guides.  It only rained twice (while I was setting up and taking down my tent), the Icelandic food was delicious, and I … Continue reading

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The “Outsider” Girl Guider

Update: This post was voted a 2012/2013 GirlGuidesCANblog Big Deal Seal winner in the Girls’ Guides category! Bravo blogger Megan! —————————— At a time when a girl can choose Scouts or Girl Guides, is there really much difference? Or can … Continue reading

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Guides and Scouts – awesome in their own ways!

Starting our the Guiding year, I am always excited and energized, thinking about ways we can implement our program for our Brownies in new and interesting ways. We brainstorm about activities, ask the girls what they want to do during … Continue reading

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Girl Guides and Girls Scouts: A Sweet Comparison

Hi, my name is Samantha. I am a 10-year-old United States citizen.  I lived in Young’s Point, Ontario for two and a half years.  Before living in Canada, I was a Girl Scout.  In Canada I was a Girl Guide. … Continue reading

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Scoutlink: The Place For You!

Somewhere in cyber space is a land we call Scoutlink.  It is a network of chat rooms for Guides/Guiders and Scouts/Scouters from anywhere in the world, speaking many languages and of all ages.  It is always open and ready for … Continue reading

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Uniform SWAPping

Guiding and Scouting are movements that are near and dear to my heart. I was a Girl Guide and my husband was a youth member with Scouts Canada. It was a no-brainer when our twins turned five, that we would … Continue reading

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The Place for Uniforms in a Modern World

Girl Guides and Scouts have been wearing uniforms for over 100 years now. From the first uniform designs to today’s, we have made a lot of progress.  If we were to pull a picture of the uniforms even 50 years … Continue reading

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BC Spirit of Adventure Rendezvous 2011 (SOAR): Behind the Scenes

Camping and food go hand in hand – most of us who camp end up saying we ate too much at camp.  I think it is something about being outside in the fresh air. Spirit of Adventure Rendezvous 2011, better … Continue reading

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A Girl’s View: How My Life is Different from Another Girl’s Life

Hmmm… well I’m going to say that this other girl lives in Norway, one of the richest countries in the world! Say that this girl lives with the  richest person in Norway – her Dad. Well that  girl would be rich enough that … Continue reading

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A Totally AWESOME Campfire

A few weeks ago, Guider Tammy blogged about Urban Guiding and how outdoor camping could be a deterrent for some adults who were interested in leading – but not camping. Today’s post is by Guider Stephanie, who shares her experience camping … Continue reading

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Badges of Honour by Kelly Waterhouse

Update: This post was voted as a 2011/2012 GirlGuidesCANblog Big Deal Seal winner in the category ‘Oh My Guides’! Bravo blogger Kelly! ————————— Note: this post originally appeared in the Wellington Advertiser in Kelly’s column “Write Out of Her Mind,” … Continue reading

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Special Post About Japan

Girl Guides of Canada – Guides du Canada supports their sisters in Japan The following is a letter by the Girl Scouts of Japan originally posted to the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts website. To make a … Continue reading

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All together now

Do you hear that? That’s the sound of 155,000 Girl Guides and Scouts across Canada making their mark on Guide-Scout Week. From February 20-27, 2011, our Members are letting everyone know about the powerful role Girl Guides of Canada and Scouts … Continue reading

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