Girl Guiding/Scouting is awesome. Knowing that the people you are interacting with have that connection, that one, important thing in common, means that it is an instant balm to any anxiety a slightly (or, in my case, incredibly) introverted person may have. It’s been easy enough for me to feel at home and comfortable here – and although my exhaustion levels (thanks Jt Lag!) are … Continue reading 4 Things I Have Learnt In My First 30 Hours At Pax Lodge
In the news today, and on the radio, a question has been pulled into the spotlight “Is Guides and Scouts Relevant Today?”. It surprises me that this question is even something open for discussion – and makes me think how sad it is that there are people out there who have such little contact with our movements to not realise the undeniable good we do … Continue reading Is Guiding Still Relevant Today?
Good Evening Friends! First of all – my most sincere apologies. This blog has been quiet for some time over the last 18 months or so – and I am regretting not having the time to update it more regularly with the programs I have been writing! Alas, the world swept me up with barely having time to think between running events and state jamborees, … Continue reading My Adventure
Age 9-14 Need Leaders Guide Book – Safari Night Leaders Guide and Program Girls Booklets – SafariNightGirlsBooklet Animals – AnimalSigns Giraffe Instruction Sheets – GiraffeInstructions 3 wooden clothes peg per girl White Card Paper Paint (orgnge, brown, yellow) Lion Puzzle cut outs – LionPuzzles Glue sticks Coloured card Pin the horn on the Rhino print out – Rhino Horns to pin – rhinohorns Blindfold White Wool Black Wool Cardboard doughnuts Running Of … Continue reading African Safari
Age: 10-14 A detailed break down of the program is below. Echanted Camp is a week end long wide game. On the first Morning of Camp the Guilds (patrols) Dragon eggs are stolen by the evil Shadow Guild (we are lucky enought o have had 3 Junior Leaders attending the camp who filled this role for the weekend – a perfect role for them as … Continue reading Enchanted Camp
Age 5-14 Need Print outs –Name Tags – Certificate –Invite.Poster – Program – Pretty detailed – Running sheet – pretty – Sand Sculpture Challenges – Guide For A Day – Form Calico Flags Flag poles Coloured Sharpies Tarps Chairs Poles Pegs Ropes Mallets Treasure Maps Tracking Cards Treasure Chest Foil Permanent Marker Sausages Potato Pumpkin Carrot Zucchini Beans Wood Matches Fire drums Recyclables Glue Tape Scissors Cheap photo frames … Continue reading Treasure Island – Guide For A Day
Age: 10-14 Need: Ice cubes Salt Tooth picks Marshmallows (2 per girl) Small Marshmallow’s (6 per girl) White Jellybeans (2 per girl) Shoestring Liquorice Mini M&M’s Royal Icing A ball for each girl – or scrunched up newspaper. The Running Of: ACTIVITY ONE: Igloos Need: Ice cubes, Salt Give each patrol a small bowl of salt, a flat tray or plate and a heap … Continue reading Ice Night