Ballarat Guides have taken on the challenge of learning about bees to acknowledge World Bee Day on
May 20th. The girls are learning about bees, honey making and what we can do to help the world-wide bee crisis.
The Ruff Diamond Trefoils continue to meet on a monthly basis, participating in different activities each time. Queenscliff In March, several car loads of members travelled to Queenscliff for a day out, starting with a visit to Fort Queenscliff for a tour of one of the largest and best preserved forts in the Australia. The…Read More
This week, some of our Guides acknowledged International Dance Day with a night of dancing. The Guides were treated to a neo-classical solo performance by volunteer Leader Zayda Vandenberg who has been dancing for 11 years. Zayda then taught the girls a choreographed routine that they performed for their parents. International Day of Dance…Read More
The Ruff Diamond Trefoils made Thinking Day 2021 an extra cause for celebration. As well as acknowledging World Thinking Day on February 22nd, the Ruff Diamonds used this special date for ten of their founding members to make their Promise. They met for a chatter-filled dinner at Lake View then headed across to Lake Wendouree…Read More
This term our Guides are spending as much time outdoors as possible. The 2020 covid-lockdown meant that many outdoor activities were cancelled or postponed, so we are determined to provide outdoor experiences throughout 2021. The new Victoria Park Disc Golf Course presented the ideal outdoor activity for our local Guides and is no doubt scheduled…Read More
Guiding has been quite different in 2020 with most of our meetings held virtually via interactive Zoom sessions. It was during one of these Zoom sessions in June that 5 year old Emily Roberts became the third generation of her family to be actively involved in Guiding at the same time. Emily has been looking…Read More
Just hours before it was announced that Guiding was once again to avoid face-to-face meetings, three local units had enjoyed separate hiking activities on a surprisingly glorious winter Sunday. All Units received a surprise visit from Janelle Howell, the State Commissioner of Girl Guides Victoria, and Louisa Watts, the Manager of Central Highlands Region and…Read More