Free Being Me

Back in 2014, Free Being Me was launched in Australia. The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) joined forces with Dove to create a resource to help tackle the issue of appearance-related anxiety. Different activity packs were released with appropriate activities for different age groups, in 17 languages and tailored for either a girl-only or co-educational environment. Continue reading Free Being Me


Badge: Explore-a-Challenge Guiding

Our whole Girl Guide unit (ages 10-14) is working towards the Explore-a-Challenge Guiding badge this term.  To earn it, they need to complete four challenges from a list in the Look Wide badge book. As a unit, we have decided to use this challenge badge to help us plan and organise our Guide Camp. The Guide Leaders helped the Guides by listing all the tasks … Continue reading Badge: Explore-a-Challenge Guiding

Girls in STEM: Computer Coding!

Our Girl Guides (ages 10 – 14) recently took their usual weekly meeting to the local park. When they arrived, they pulled out their laptops and connected to the free Wi-Fi provided (thanks, Brisbane City Council!). Once logged in to their new accounts at, they were able to learn how to write the code required to move a character around their computer screen – straight lines, … Continue reading Girls in STEM: Computer Coding!