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Inviting Rangers to the conversation

In Quebec, one of our most anticipated Guiding events is the Guider Symposium in January. Adult members from all over Quebec gather in one place for a day of training, networking, and an all around great time. In the past, … Continue reading

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Rock Stars Among Us

I was a quiet, introverted teen looking for my place to shine. Girl Guides was that place – to be recognized and to develop into my own person. My Guider made me feel like a Rock Star. Draw the Curtain: … Continue reading

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My ELLE Experience

Unlike many teens my age, I still actually check my emails on a daily basis. A few months ago I received an email from Girl Guides of Canada about something called the ELLE leadership training, and since I have been … Continue reading

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The Freedom to Lead [and to Fail]

In 1995, I was a Pathfinder completing my Gold Camp Badge. It was a disaster.  We scheduled activities too close together, didn’t allow enough time for meal prep and cleanup, and there was a group of air cadets camped between … Continue reading

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