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Hazelwood and Churchill (Victoria, Australia) local Girl Guide information noticeboard.

Flags are actually fun

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 and as part of other group activites ( marching, indentify with).
  • 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])
  • Erecting the flag pole
  • Hoisting the Flag,
  • Protection of Flag.
  • Why a flag. World Guide Song has our Guiding flag unfurling.
  • Carrying our Flag.
  • Ceremonial flag preperations.
  • Colour Party
  • Giving instructions.
  • Different games and challenges.
  • Different Cermonies attended’
  • Know and choose what flags the District has to use.
  • been introduced to other countries (Argentina, New Zealand, Kiribut)
  1. Melbourne Guide Parade through Elizabeth Street….for B.P and Queens Guide reciepents.
  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. Where the Units all meet together at District Functions.
  • .

November 29, 2009 - Posted by | Activites, events and service, Badges, Awards and more, District team, Elements of Guiding Program, Fundamentals of Guiding Program, Gipps Guides, Leadership, Life skills gained, Stepping stones, what do Guides Do?, Who and what are the Girl Guides, Youth Members | , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,


  1. […] were encouraged, along with Unit identitfication.  Overnight stays, chosing of flags per meeting time which were visible upon entry to the campfire […]

    Pingback by A District Leaders View on the District Campfire 2010 « Ours2share's Blog | August 9, 2010 | Reply

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    Comment by [主页] | April 9, 2013 | Reply

    • Appologies for taking so long to get back – I literally have been away. Thank you for your comment. Much appreciated. Were you able to include the Flags things in your activities?

      Comment by ours2share | July 11, 2014 | Reply

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