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How a Girl Guide trip helped me find my #globalgirlsquad

Travelling as a teenager to another country can definitely be a little bit scary – but also super exciting and amazing at the same time. This summer, I was part of a Girl Guide trip to Ireland and it’s no … Continue reading

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Lost and found in translation

I recently went on a two-week long B.C. Girl Guide trip to Peru. We toured over a dozen towns in Southern Peru as well coastal cities such as Lima and Paracas. We hiked Machu Picchu, explored the floating islands on … Continue reading

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My Guiding Journey

When I think of my journey through Guiding, I can’t help but reflect upon the inspirational leaders who have played such a major role in my life. These amazing women are always there for me in both the highs and … Continue reading

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My camp blanket tells a thousand stories

Not all stories are told in books, not all memories are seen in pictures – some come in the form of a thousand little embroidered pieces of felt. My camp blankets tell more than my Guiding story. They weave together … Continue reading

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Ready for some adventure?

The applications and fact sheets for the Girl Guides of Canada 2015 travel opportunities are now online, and if you are eligible I hope you apply!  I recently returned from the Newfoundland and Labrador Adventure 2014, my daughter has travelled … Continue reading

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Come In To Sangam: Being a Sangam Volunteer

Sipping chai, I flip through the Times of India. A gecko scampers across the window in front of me. I put down the paper and reach for my camera. Too late. He’s gone. That’s alright. It’s time to plan the … Continue reading

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Lifelong Guiding Friendships

My neighbour and best friend Ally got me involved me in Girl Guides.  I was shy and would not do anything without Ally that involved Guides. We advanced up to Pathfinders together then she decided that she did not want … Continue reading

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Polar bears, beluga whales and Girl Guides

Girl Guides of Canada  sponsors a variety of domestic and international travel opportunities for girls and adults. Our travel program offers amazing experiences for members to explore their sense of adventure, develop new friendships and discover something new about themselves. Our trips … 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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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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