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When Girl Greatness spreads to the office

“It is better to do good than be good.” – Lord Baden-Powell Every day we challenge girls to go out and make a difference, to go over-and-above to make their communities a better place to live. And every time, they … Continue reading

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Boo! Cooking for a cause

Iron Chef is West Coast Area’s annual Halloween-themed outdoor cooking competition for Pathfinders, Rangers and adults. The 1st Burnaby Lakes Pathfinders have been attending the competition for the past five years and every year they have a blast! The girls … Continue reading

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Welcome to Canada – we hope you like it here!

At the recent Burnaby Mountain District camp, girls had a great time all weekend with the theme “Camp Flower Power.” Activities were designed, where possible, to fit around the concepts of peace and love. This didn’t only involve tie dye … Continue reading

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Helping the Bees

Earlier this spring, the 2nd Cedar Park Guides in Quebec took an environmentally friendly action for the 3rd years to complete their Lady Baden-Powell Challenge and to help the bees. They also invited the 3rd Cedar Park Brownies to partake … Continue reading

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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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Clean shorelines for all

Last year, Girl Guides of Canada-Guides du Canada (GGC) partnered with Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup to celebrate Global Youth Service Day (April 17-19). Girls across Canada jumped at this opportunity to make a difference in the world by cleaning up … Continue reading

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Challenging ourselves – and lending a hand – in Mexico

When we saw that there was a Guiding trip to the Sea of Cortez in Mexico, we knew it would be something that we’d never experienced before. It looked like a great adventure where we’d learn so many new things … Continue reading

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Our Girls Can Change the World

This weekend marks Global Youth Service Day, an annual campaign that celebrates the millions of children and youth around the world who improve their communities through service and service-learning. Service – giving back to our communities and the world at … Continue reading

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