10 Awesome Skills I’ve Learned Through Girl Guides!

I think we all agree that our childhood experiences help shape the adults we become. In general, they say that the more positive experiences you have in your youth, the better you’re able to ‘function’ as an adult. So let me tell you about some of the events that have impacted me and moulded me into the sort of person that enjoys giving back to her community! Continue reading 10 Awesome Skills I’ve Learned Through Girl Guides!

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Who is Guides for?

Who is Guides for?

This is a really interesting question because it’s one that lots of people think they know the answer to, but actually many of them are mistaken.

Recently, the Mum of one of our Guides made the comment that she had previously thought Guides was for “girly” girls. As a result, her daughter had originally enrolled with Scouts. Continue reading Who is Guides for?

The Patrol System: Friendship in Naturally Formed Social Groups

There are many aspects of Guides that set us apart from other youth organisations, our structure being one of them. We call it The Patrol System. People naturally form social groups. As humans, we crave the sense of belonging that comes from friendship. So in Guiding we’ve developed a system that both uses and builds on that human instinct. Patrols are small groups that work together … Continue reading The Patrol System: Friendship in Naturally Formed Social Groups