Ballarat Units

EnquireComputerWe have Girl Guide units located throughout Ballarat and its surrounding suburbs.

The units each cater for different aged-groups on different nights of the week.  There is bound to be one that fits your needs.

 

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11th Ballarat Girl Guides (10-14)

1st Sebastopol Guides (10+)

Ages: 10+
Day: Thursdays
Venue: Sebastopol 7:00-8:30
Contact: Dawn – 53359258
dawn.fischer@guidesvic.org.au

4th Ballarat Guides (5-15)

Ages: 5-15 year olds
Day: Thursdays 6:15-7:45
Venue: Ballarat South
Contact: Julie-Anne – 0419517331
julieanne.evans@guidesvic.org.au

A Day with the Gnomes

A special event has been organised for our 5-7 year old Guides. The program has an environmental theme with a little bit of magic to spark the imagination.

When: Wednesday 11th July 2018

Where: Lingbogol (more details on your note)

Time: 9.00am - 4.00pm

Cost: $15.00 including morning and afternoon snacks. Please pay this to your Leader before the end of term.

Wear: Guide uniform, coat, hat/beanie, gumboots/waterproof shoes.

Bring:

  • packed lunch
  • drink bottle
  • carry bag big enough for lunch, drink bottle and goodies made to take home.

 

Registration

  • Complete the RSVP form by 29th June and return to your Leader
  • Provide information on food allergies

Small yoghurt containers will be needed for an activity so please collect and bring along that you may have.

For more information about the event, call or text Julie-Anne on 0419 517 331

Adult Leadership Training

Training for new Guide Leaders

When: Saturday 19 – Sunday 20 May
Where: Lingbogol Guide Campsite, Creswick
Who: Unit Leaders and Assistant Unit Leaders.

This 2 day training covers:

  • Delivering the Australian Guide Program
  • Being a Leader of a Unit
  • Being Safe
  • Managing a Unit

Registrations close at 11.59pm on Monday 23 April.
Register now

 

 

More Information

Download the Information Kit for further details.

Air Activities Day

Outdoor Trefoil 3

Ballarat Guides have been given a special opportunity to participate in an activity to learn new skills.

OutdoorTrefoil3The Ballarat Aero Club are working with us to provide a session that covers the syllabus for the Air Activities component of the OUTDOORS TREFOIL  3 badge. This includes a flight in an aircraft.  What a great opportunity for our local girls.

  • For: Guides aged 14+ at the time of the activity
  • Where: Ballarat Airport, 4 Airport Road, Mitchell Park.

 

Wednesdsay Sept 21

1:00 - 4:30

  • A session to cover everything except the flying component
  • Visit to hangar

Tuesday Sept 27

12:00 - 4:30

  • A flying session
  • Review of tasks sent home for completion (assessment)

 

Alfredton Girl Guides (10-17)

Ages: 10-17 year olds
Day: Tuesdays
Venue:  Ballarat
Contact: Louisa – 5334 1975 or 0409 707 372 (after 7:00pm)

ANZAC Day Services 2018

Girl Guides attend various ANZAC Day services with their Guiding unit or family. Please wear full uniform where possible.

Ballarat Central

  • Meet between 10:00am and 10:15am at the RSL venue in Lyons Street, Ballarat.
  • 10:30am start.

Sebastopol

  • Meet at 8:45. Guides at the RSL Hall in Beverin Street and families at the Cenotaph in Albert Street
  • 9:00am start.

At Home with the Gnomes

A special weekend with Mother Gnome and her Friends.

This fun camp is designed for Guides in grades prep, 1 and 2. The program has an environmental theme with a little bit of magic to spark the imagination.

Limited to 18 girls who will enjoy a memorable weekend.

Cost: $70.00. This includes accommodation, food and many things to make and take home.

 

Applications

  • Final RSVP is Friday 3 May, however as there is a limit on the number of girls who can attend, applications will close when the camp is full.
  • Refer to your own Leader regarding the application process

At Home with the Gnomes Camps

These are special local camps for Guides in the Ballarat District who are either in prep, grade 1 or grade 2. Each magical camp is limited to 12 girls who will enjoy a memorable weekend.

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Camp 2 [finished]

Saturday March 5 @ 8:30 - Sunday March 6 @ 2.30

Camp 3 [limited vacancies]

Saturday March 19 @ 8:30 - Sunday March 20 @ 2.30

If you would like to register for one of these camps, please talk to your Leader.

Aussie Day in the Bush

In Ballarat we are lucky to receive a visit every 5 years from a Japanese Girl Guide unit.

“Troop 17 of Hyogo Council” will be visiting from Inagawa, Ballarat’s sister city. We last met up with this unit when they visited us in 2012. The girls love to experience our Australian culture and we are pleased to be able to spend a day with them in our Aussie Bush.

All Ballarat Guides are invited to come along and spend time with the Japanese Guides. The day will be filled with Australian activities.

When: Saturday, August 12th

Time:  1:00pm - 4:00pm (eat lunch at home before you come)

Where:  Grab the details from your Unit Leader

Cost:  $10

Wear:  Camp uniform (uniform polo shirt and jacket with warm pants). No badges or sashes.  It is winter, so coats and beanies may be required.

Bring:  Drink bottle of water and snack for afternoon tea.

RSVP:  Form and money to your Leader by August 4th.

Contact:  For more information, contact your unit Leader or Cherie 0407770583

 

The Japanese Guides, like Australian Guides, are all members of WAGGGS (World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts). The girls and Leaders will be staying with local families for the week and visiting several Ballarat tourist attractions, as well as some activities with our Guides.

 

Ballarat Begonia Junior Girl Guides (6-11)

Day: Tuesdays
Venue:  Ballarat
Contact: Elizabeth – 0417525700

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  • Ballarat Central / Alfredton
  • Ballarat South / Sebastopol
  • Brown Hill / Soldiers Hill

11th Ballarat Girl Guides (10-14)

1st Sebastopol Guides (10+)

Ages: 10+
Day: Thursdays
Venue: Sebastopol 7:00-8:30
Contact: Dawn – 53359258
dawn.fischer@guidesvic.org.au

4th Ballarat Guides (5-15)

Ages: 5-15 year olds
Day: Thursdays 6:15-7:45
Venue: Ballarat South
Contact: Julie-Anne – 0419517331
julieanne.evans@guidesvic.org.au

A Day with the Gnomes

A special event has been organised for our 5-7 year old Guides. The program has an environmental theme with a little bit of magic to spark the imagination.

When: Wednesday 11th July 2018

Where: Lingbogol (more details on your note)

Time: 9.00am - 4.00pm

Cost: $15.00 including morning and afternoon snacks. Please pay this to your Leader before the end of term.

Wear: Guide uniform, coat, hat/beanie, gumboots/waterproof shoes.

Bring:

  • packed lunch
  • drink bottle
  • carry bag big enough for lunch, drink bottle and goodies made to take home.

 

Registration

  • Complete the RSVP form by 29th June and return to your Leader
  • Provide information on food allergies

Small yoghurt containers will be needed for an activity so please collect and bring along that you may have.

For more information about the event, call or text Julie-Anne on 0419 517 331

Adult Leadership Training

Training for new Guide Leaders

When: Saturday 19 – Sunday 20 May
Where: Lingbogol Guide Campsite, Creswick
Who: Unit Leaders and Assistant Unit Leaders.

This 2 day training covers:

  • Delivering the Australian Guide Program
  • Being a Leader of a Unit
  • Being Safe
  • Managing a Unit

Registrations close at 11.59pm on Monday 23 April.
Register now

 

 

More Information

Download the Information Kit for further details.

Air Activities Day

Outdoor Trefoil 3

Ballarat Guides have been given a special opportunity to participate in an activity to learn new skills.

OutdoorTrefoil3The Ballarat Aero Club are working with us to provide a session that covers the syllabus for the Air Activities component of the OUTDOORS TREFOIL  3 badge. This includes a flight in an aircraft.  What a great opportunity for our local girls.

  • For: Guides aged 14+ at the time of the activity
  • Where: Ballarat Airport, 4 Airport Road, Mitchell Park.

 

Wednesdsay Sept 21

1:00 - 4:30

  • A session to cover everything except the flying component
  • Visit to hangar

Tuesday Sept 27

12:00 - 4:30

  • A flying session
  • Review of tasks sent home for completion (assessment)

 

Alfredton Girl Guides (10-17)

Ages: 10-17 year olds
Day: Tuesdays
Venue:  Ballarat
Contact: Louisa – 5334 1975 or 0409 707 372 (after 7:00pm)

ANZAC Day Services 2018

Girl Guides attend various ANZAC Day services with their Guiding unit or family. Please wear full uniform where possible.

Ballarat Central

  • Meet between 10:00am and 10:15am at the RSL venue in Lyons Street, Ballarat.
  • 10:30am start.

Sebastopol

  • Meet at 8:45. Guides at the RSL Hall in Beverin Street and families at the Cenotaph in Albert Street
  • 9:00am start.

At Home with the Gnomes

A special weekend with Mother Gnome and her Friends.

This fun camp is designed for Guides in grades prep, 1 and 2. The program has an environmental theme with a little bit of magic to spark the imagination.

Limited to 18 girls who will enjoy a memorable weekend.

Cost: $70.00. This includes accommodation, food and many things to make and take home.

 

Applications

  • Final RSVP is Friday 3 May, however as there is a limit on the number of girls who can attend, applications will close when the camp is full.
  • Refer to your own Leader regarding the application process

At Home with the Gnomes Camps

These are special local camps for Guides in the Ballarat District who are either in prep, grade 1 or grade 2. Each magical camp is limited to 12 girls who will enjoy a memorable weekend.

butterfly

Camp 2 [finished]

Saturday March 5 @ 8:30 - Sunday March 6 @ 2.30

Camp 3 [limited vacancies]

Saturday March 19 @ 8:30 - Sunday March 20 @ 2.30

If you would like to register for one of these camps, please talk to your Leader.

Aussie Day in the Bush

In Ballarat we are lucky to receive a visit every 5 years from a Japanese Girl Guide unit.

“Troop 17 of Hyogo Council” will be visiting from Inagawa, Ballarat’s sister city. We last met up with this unit when they visited us in 2012. The girls love to experience our Australian culture and we are pleased to be able to spend a day with them in our Aussie Bush.

All Ballarat Guides are invited to come along and spend time with the Japanese Guides. The day will be filled with Australian activities.

When: Saturday, August 12th

Time:  1:00pm - 4:00pm (eat lunch at home before you come)

Where:  Grab the details from your Unit Leader

Cost:  $10

Wear:  Camp uniform (uniform polo shirt and jacket with warm pants). No badges or sashes.  It is winter, so coats and beanies may be required.

Bring:  Drink bottle of water and snack for afternoon tea.

RSVP:  Form and money to your Leader by August 4th.

Contact:  For more information, contact your unit Leader or Cherie 0407770583

 

The Japanese Guides, like Australian Guides, are all members of WAGGGS (World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts). The girls and Leaders will be staying with local families for the week and visiting several Ballarat tourist attractions, as well as some activities with our Guides.

 

Ballarat Begonia Junior Girl Guides (6-11)

Day: Tuesdays
Venue:  Ballarat
Contact: Elizabeth – 0417525700

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