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8th Guelph Brownies

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Come and join us today!

Our Promise:
"I promise to do my best,
To be true to myself, my beliefs and Canada;
To take action for a better world;
And respect the Brownie Law!"

The Brownie Law:
"I am honest and kind,
And I help take care of the world around me!"

• Ages 7-8
• We meet Wednesdays at 6:15 pm
for an hour and a half

• We meet at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church
Corner of Norfolk and Suffolk Streets in Downtown Guelph, Ontario

- Brownies are the second level of "Girl Guides of Canada"
- Throughout our program we provide girls with a nurturing environment where they can build valuable life skills and learn how to grow up and be good citizens to the world around them!
- By being a Brownie, girls learn to focus on the importance of lending a hand to one another, learning survival skills for camping adventures and how to be a good friend!


Fun Things We Do:

• Active Games
• Campfire Songs
• Special Outings and Camping
• Creative Crafts
• Outdoor Activities
• Special Bridging with Other Units
• Exchanging Letters to Pen Pals
• Campfire Stories

History of Girl Guides of Canada
It all began in 1909 when girls in England demanded to take part in a Boy Scouts rally organized by Lord Baden-Powell at the Crystal Palace in London. Baden-Powell was impressed and he asked his sister Agnes to create a program just for girls. This was the beginning of Guiding.

By 1910 the Guiding Movement had reached Canada and the first unit was formed in St. Catherine's Ontario. By 1912, there were units in every province and many of Canada's more forward-thinking women banded together to form the Canadian Girl Guides Association.


Branches of Girl Guides:

• Sparks (Ages 5-6)
• Brownies (Ages 7-8)
• Guides (Ages 9-11)
• Pathfinders (Ages 12-14)
• Rangers (Ages 15-17)
• Adults (Ages 18 +)

St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church has been very generous in reaching out to support the Girl Guides of Canada by giving the 8th Guelph Brownies a nice home for our meetings every week. We thank the church for its generosity!

Any parent is always welcome to bring their daughter to one of our meetings at anytime during the school year to see if Brownies would be a program that would interest her.
We always welcome new girls between the ages of 7-8 to our unit!

Contact Information:
8th Guelph Brownies has 2 adult Guiders who you can contact for information about the unit:
a) Deb Murray (Contact Guider)
puppetrydeb1@gmail.com
home # 519.822.9235
cell # 519.803.1190
b) Lilian Eaton (Unit Guider/Treasurer):
acl.adviser1@guidesontario.org
home # 519.821.1496

If you would like to register your daughter for BROWNIES you may either call: 1-800-565-8111
or email Girl Guides of Canada at www.girlguides.ca
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**ALL registration has to be done online.

We also ALWAYS welcome new volunteers to be our Guiders. So if you are interested in volunteering at your daughter's unit or another Guiding unit please feel free to go ahead and register online.
The more the merrier!

BROWNIE MOTTO:
"TO LEND A HAND"

GIRL GUIDE MOTTO:
"TO BE PREPARED"

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