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what we have done with flags


Who ever thought that having a silly old flag flying was boring does not know what we do!

Things we have done  and learned about flags

  • Flags can be incorporated into games.
    • Links of Unity,
    • World Trefoil,
    • World Guide Flag
    • World Guide Song has our Guiding flag unfurling.
  • Chosen the colour of different meeting times flags
    • Churchill Guide Unit Flag (now the flag for the 5 to 8’s [Purple])
    • Hazelwood Guide Unit Flag  (now the flag for the 8 to the 13 Guides)
    • Churchill Guide Unit Flag (now the flag for the 13 to 17 Guides [ mid blue with light purple trim])
  • Raising the Flag,
  • Protection of Flag.
  • Why a flag.
  • Carrying our Flag.
  • Ceremonial flag preparations.
  • Colour Party
  • Giving instructions.
  • Different games and challenges.
  • Different ceremonies attended
  1. Melbourne Guide Parade through Elizabeth Street….for B.P and Queens Guide recipients.
  2. Australian Day Celebrations at Morwell and Churchill
  3. A.N.Z.A.C. Day celebrations at Morwell and Yinnar.
  4. Victory in the Pacific (VP) 50th Birthday Celebrations.
  5. The return of the Hazelwood Roll of Honour to the Hazelwood South Hall.
  6. Camp Flags.
  7. Parade
  8. Presentations.
  9. Chosing which of the Unit flags go to what one of the Guide Units.
  10. had the flags on display at campfires.
  • Send coded messages.
  • History of flags
  • Flag designs
    • Why this goes there.
    • World Girl Guide and Girl Scout Flag.
    • Australia Flag
    • Victorian State Flag
    • Aboriginal Flag
    • Latrobe City Council Flag
  • History of Flags
    • Old World Girl Guide and Girl Scout Flags
    • Old Australian Brownie ‘Flags’ of Chruchill Brownie Guide Unit
  • How does having a Flag become a symbol of who we are and what we as Guides stand for.
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November 14, 2009 - Posted by | Activites, events and service, Australian Guide Program, Badges, Awards and more, District team, Elements of Guiding Program, Fundamentals of Guiding Program, Gipps Guides, Leadership, Stepping stones, Uncategorized, what do Guides Do?, Who and what are the Girl Guides, Youth Members | , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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