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Guides enjoy water activities to cool down

On a day where it reached 27.5 degrees in Ballarat, it was quite logical for the local Girl Guide units to migrate to a nearby waterpark.  Uniforms and all. Approximately 50 Guides aged between 5 and 18 (and their Leaders) took full advantage of the new water play facilities in Sebastopol, playing under tipping buckets, towering…

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Girls Rock 2016

  Girl Guide Leaders from across Victoria gathered at the Melbourne Town Hall for the annual Girls Rock conference.  This special activity is for adult Guiding members and focuses on Empowering our Leaders for the future. Leaders from the Ballarat District joined those from the Grampians Region and headed east on several early morning V-Line…

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Baden-Powell Award for Angela

13 Years as a Girl Guide 2015 was a very busy year for Angela at Girl Guides. As a youth member for 13 consecutive years, she is quite familiar with setting and achieving personal goals, but last year resulted in multiple accomplishments. Angela originally joined Guiding as a shy 5 year old when her mother,…

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Online membership renewal

Guides Victoria have advised that the online payment system is now working. Membership for renewing youth members is payable at the end of January.   [facebook https://www.facebook.com/girlguidesvic/posts/1071005909610724]

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Australia Day Awards 2016

Happy Australia Day On this special Australia Day morning, the 1st Sebastopol Girl Guides assisted the City of Ballarat at the Australia Day Awards and Citizenship Ceremony.  The Guides welcomed guests, provided the flag procession (colour party), served morning tea, and assisted Mayor Des Hudson with his Citizenship presentations. Australia Day Awards Every year, the City of…

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Decorating activity with Lions Christmas Cake

During the year, the Sebastopol Girl Guides enjoyed an activity using Lions Club Christmas cakes. This would also be a good challenge for those looking for a useful school holiday activity. Each cake was divided into 4 quarters to produce a manageable size for the girls. Sue, the chef from the Red Boot Cafe at H.Rehfisch visited the unit…

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