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

More international things

Samar wants more international participation things.  I know she was looking at doing something for Thinking Day.  Since I have a day off (I HOPE as it is about then we have the long haul Melbourne trips!! for overseas students) I should be able to get her at least to Burnett Park.

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November 30, 2009 Posted by | international, thinking day, world | Leave a comment

The 2010 Calendar to work with (so far)

Jan 17 meeting
17 Week starting water activities
17 Week starting Playgroup
26th Australia Day
Feb 7th New Uniform Release
8th Region Meeting
Feb 14 meeting
21st Region WTD Burnet Park
21st Melbourne WTDay
22 World Thinking Day
27th Shelter Day Haz St Hall
28 meeting
March 7th Fun Day in Park
7th / Clean up Australia Day
14 meeting
20th Churchill Fair
22 Down Under Activities
22 World Water Day
23 World Metrological Day
27th Earth Hour
28 meeting

April 10 Centenary Calendar
10 TO 16TH National Youth Week
11 meeting: like your hair day

25 meeting
25th ANZAC DAY
27th Region Meeting
May 2 Like your hair day
9 meeting: Jelly Wrestling
21st Overnight stay
23 meeting:SAS Arts Workshop

June 6 meeting: garden somewhere!
6th World Environment day
20 meeting: Fun walk to pondage & bbq
26th Region meeting
July 4 meeting

18 meeting

Aug 1 meeting
1 National Tree day
5 Last day for QG report
15 meeting

29 meeting
Sept 6 to 12th Land Care week
7 national ?
sept 12 meeting
13 to 19 Clean Up the World
17 to 26 National Water week
18 ? OBP Confrence
26 meeting

Sept Shelter day
Sept Melbourne Show
Sept JRFH
Oct 3 QG and OBP Presentation
3 to 9 World Space Week
Oct 10 Meeting
10 Flying the Flag
16 /17 Jota
16/17 Overnight stay
18 Region Meeting
24 Meeting

Nov 7 Meeting
8 to 14 National Recycling wk
20 Go Girl
21 Meeting
26th /27 Traralgon Show
26th to 28 Shindig
Dec 5 Meeting
6 to 12th National Coast Care wk
19 Meeting

November 20, 2009 Posted by | Calendar, events, meeting, money, OPB, region, state, world | Leave a comment

The more we get together

The more we get together is a song that was sung in 2005 at a camp fire. very soon after wards as part of the Achieve : Leadership part 2 this song was one of a few taught over a a month at Guides in preparation for a short campfire.

The more we get together, together, together,
The more we get together the happier we’ll be.
For your friends are my friends,
And my friends are your friends,
The more we get together the happier we’ll be.

The more we get together, together, together,
The more we get together the happier we’ll be.
For you know that I know,
And I know that you know,
The more we get together the happier we’ll be.

Campfire
6th August 2005,
Baw Baw Region sleeping under the Stars.

November 18, 2009 Posted by | BP, camp, Challenge, Create, Explore, Fire, friends, JBP, OBP, QG, training, world | Leave a comment

Making Cubby houses

Over the years that we have had Guide meetings there have been many cubby’s made.

Some have used tables and chairs, others have had the climbing things outside. The materials for cubby making are in a box stored under the table near the office door. Big sheets of different varieties and colors.

All the building material (sheets, tables and chairs) to be dusted down,refolded up and put away before the Guides go home. Cleaning up is important in play as well. Learning to fold materials is a pre-requesite for storage of tents.

Sometimes this methods just is not right for the occasion and the Guides will concentrate on coping life’s lessons rather than build a cubby. So the wooden children’s cubby is used by all ages.

November 17, 2009 Posted by | Advocacy, Create, Cubby, Explore, Homes, life skills, other People, tent, world | 1 Comment