Tuesday, June 22, 2010

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S ! ! !

on receiving the Girl Guides of Ontario Outstanding Youth Award!

on receiving the Girl Guides of Ontario 100th Anniversary Centenary Award!

on receiving the Girl Guides of Ontario 100th Anniversary Centenary Award!

And a huge thanks to all the girls of the 64th Guides who sent in their comments for the nominations for these 3 leaders back in January and February.
And, special thanks to our newest Guider, Lisa Brown, for her help in coordinating the nominations!

(Read below for a description of the awards.)

The Ontario Outstanding Youth Award recognizes and celebrates the accomplishments of Rangers and Pathfinders who exemplify their dedication to Guiding and their community, and:
- is a registered girl/Youth Member of Girl Guides of Canada, Ontario Council, at the Ranger or Pathfinder level.
- displays exceptional leadership qualities within Guiding and in her community at large; enthusiastically brings her personal talents and skills to Guiding.
- has demonstrated qualities of dedicated service to Guiding and her community.
- lives by the ideals of the Guiding Promise and Law; is a positive role model within and out of Guiding; actively promotes Guiding and its benefits.
- is well respected by her peers, Guiders and other members of the community.
- has contributed significantly and has had a positive impact to her Unit and community.

The 2010 Centenary Award celebrates the 100th anniversary of Girl Guides. Only 100 Members in Ontario and Nunavut will receive this award which recognizes and celebrates Guiders and Rangers who exemplify the values and priorities we have had as an organization for the last 100 years. The 2010 Centenary Award recipients are Guiders/Rangers who:
- teach and mentor our girl and youth Members the skills required to become a good leader, within Guiding and their community
- enable and give the opportunity to our girl and youth Members to practice their leadership skills; through direct and indirect methods
- allow our girl and Youth Members to learn from their mistakes without judgement, while providing supportive guidance
- see the leadership potential in all of our girl and youth Members
- set an example and demonstrate their positive leadership within Guiding, and shares their skills with other Members

Friday, June 18, 2010

You’re My Hero - Girl Guide book!

You’re My Hero - Girl Guide book!

Over 400 wonderful stories and drawings and some amazing Guiding photographs have been compiled to form a great keepsake for our 100th Anniversary!

Not only that, You’re My Hero Media is donating $0.50 for every pre-ordered book (to June 28th) to create a special Scholarship.

The book costs $21 plus shipping (rates are listed online), with $8.00 going to Girl Guides of Canada.

Shipping charges drop dramatically as the number of books ordered increases, so talk to your friends, family and sisters in Guiding and order your books together - you will love the savings!

All pre-ordered books will be shipped the last week of July.

You can order your copy today at www.ymhggc.com

Bonus! There’s still a chance to have your hero story in the book! Just go to www.ymhggc.com, write your story and print it out. Then you can paste your story on the 'My Personal Hero' chapter in your copy of the book.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Visit the International Girl Guide Camp this summer!

Continue your celebration of 100 years of Girl Guides into the summer!!

Guiding Mosaic 2010 is the international camp being held in Guelph this summer.

And YOU can visit!!

The Visitor Registration page for Guiding Mosaic 2010 is http://guidingmosaic.com/visitor_registration

(Click on the link under the happy face wearing sunglasses to access the information page)

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Open House Day is Sunday, July 11th

No reservations are required and all visitors will be given a 1 hour narrated tour of the camp, highlighting the main points of interest.

Tours are offered begining at 9.30am, 10am, 10.30am, 11am, 11.30am, 1.30pm, 2pm and 2.30pm.

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Visitor Tours

GGC Members and members of the public can take a 3-hour narrated walking tour of the camp, visiting all of the points of interest.

There is no cost for tours, but reservations must be made at least 24 hours in advance.

Dates for visitor tours are July 9, July 11, July 12, July 14 and July16

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Other options for visitors are available, as you can see on the website, and they are for Members Only.

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Cookie All Stars - Survey

to take the survey for Girl Guides of Canada about the Cookie All Stars Program.

Friday, June 4, 2010