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Australia Day

Guides and their Families are invited to the ‘Australia Day celebrations’.

The Churchill celebration starts early in the morning with people gathering somewhere in the Town of Churchill.  Different jobs are allocated as they are required to be done.  (These may be giving out song sheets and or flags. Being part of the Color Party along side local the Scouts.) There always little jobs that present themselves through out this morning.

The flag is risen, Advance Australia is sung, speeches are given, the Churchill Youth Citizen and the Churchill Adult Citizen of the Year are announced. Thank yous a acknowledged.

After the celebration the Churchill Lions put on a breakfast consisting of BBQ food and fruit drinks.

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January 21, 2010 Posted by | Activites, events and service, Australian Guide Program, District team, Elements of Guiding Program, Fundamentals of Guiding Program, Gipps Guides, Hazelwood and Churchill, Leadership, Life skills gained, what do Guides Do?, Who and what are the Girl Guides, Youth Members | , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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.
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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 | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments