Chocolate Rivers

For the first time, the girls of St Lucia Guides came together during the school summer holidays for a couple of days full of fun, friends and adventure!

Each day was focused on working towards a different badge, allowing the Guides to gain new badges they’d not previously received… Continue reading Chocolate Rivers


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!