WHAT’S NEW! in Edmonton Area

Please contact the Edmonton Area Office to register for all events & trainings. 780-451-2263 or hazel@guidesedmonton.ab.ca

Don’t forget to check out our “Training” page for upcoming training opportunities!

 Social Media

Connect with us on Social Media!!
On Facebook: Edmonton Area- Girl Guides of Canada
On Twitter: @ggcyeg
On Instagram: ggcyeg

We also invite Active Edmonton Area Members to join our exclusive Edmonton Area Guiders Swap & Sell group on Facebook to find those items that you just don’t have time to order and wait for, or to unload some extra Girl Guide items collecting dust. For more information regarding any of our social media sites please contact the PR Adviser at GGCYEGPR@gmail.com.

 Council Positions Available

There are several positions available on Area Council starting this summer/fall. We are currently looking for a:

  1. Membership Adviser (help us grow Guiding and keep the wonderful people we have now),
  2. International Adviser (help plan and organize amazing opportunities for our members),

Interested? Click on the job title for more information, application available HERE, please submit completed applications to areacommissioner@gmail.com.

**Campsite Orientation Dates*

TANGLETREES

Sunday, November 19th

Sunday, February 18th

Sunday, April 15th

Sunday, June 17th

With the renovations done this summer at Redwood House, it is highly recommended that anyone booking this facility retake the orientation. Orientations start at 3PM. Please meet at Redwood House and dress for the weather. Although there is no charge to attend the orientation you must pre-register. Email Hazel@guidesedmonton.ab.ca. 

SANDY LAKE BEACH

Sunday, September 24th

Sunday, November 26th

Sunday, February 25th

Sunday, April 22nd

Sunday, June 24th

Orientations start at 3PM. Please meet at Hilltop House and dress for the weather. Although there is no charge to attend the orientation you must pre-register. Email Hazel@guidesedmonton.ab.ca

 

Spark and Brownie Art Revel 
Saturday, November 18th 2017 9:30 AM – Noon

“Happy 150th Birthday Canada”

This half-day of song, dance, singing games, drama and crafts is open to all Sparks and Brownies who want to have fun with other members of the Edmonton Area Family. A Unit may register as many girls as they want for this event, but must ensure proper ratio.

Sections 1, 2, & 3 of the Alberta Arts Challenge will be completed at this event.

Please wear your uniform and bring a pair of comfortable indoor running shoes. You will be asked to remove your outdoor shoes before entering the hall.

Event will take place at St. John Bosco Parish Hall – 13503-40 Street

Cost: $5.00 per participant (this includes Guiders) Juice and snack will be provided.

Registration deadline is Friday November 3rd 2017. Register (click HERE) early to avoid disappointment (only 100 spots available).

 

Guide, Pathfinder and Ranger Art Revel 
Saturday, November 18th 2017 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

“Happy 150th Birthday Canada”

This half-day of song, dance, singing games, drama and crafts is open to all Guides, Pathfinders and Rangers who want to have fun with other members of the Edmonton Area Family. A Unit may register as many girls as they want for this event, but must ensure proper ratio.

Sections 1, 2, & 3 of the Alberta Arts Challenge will be completed at this event.

Please wear your uniform and bring a pair of comfortable indoor running shoes. You will be asked to remove your outdoor shoes before entering the hall.

Event will take place at St. John Bosco Parish Hall – 13503-40 Street

Cost: $5.00 per participant (this includes Guiders) Juice and snack will be provided.

Registration deadline is Friday November 3rd 2017. Register (click HERE) early to avoid disappointment (only 100 spots available).

Harlem Globetrotters in Edmonton
September 29th at 7:00 PM & September 30th at 2:00 PM

Harlem Globetrotters are coming to Edmonton and you can save on your tickets!! For more information please click HERE.

Oil Kings 3rd Annual Girl Guide Game 
Monday, January 1st 2018 2:00 PM

Ticket price will remain the same as last year $22.00 each (includes GST and commemorative patch). Order forms must be returned to your District Commissioner no later than November 15th 2017.  Click here for the ticket order form.

Broadway Across Canada
All Shows

Broadway Across Canada tickets are now available at discounted rates to Guiding members for ALL shows! To receive link for discounted ticket purchase please contact the Edmonton Area Office. 

New Fundraising Process/Forms for all Alberta Council

Please be aware of new Alberta (including Edmonton Area) fundraising processes.
Click here for the FR.1 process. Click here for the Event Summary worksheet.
This information is also found on the Alberta Council website at http://www.girlguides.ca/AB/Volunteers/Forms/AB/_Forms.aspx
This new process applies to all fundraising, not just travel groups.

 Edmonton Area Google Calendar

TIMES LISTED ON GOOGLE CALENDAR MAY NOT BE ACCURATE, PLEASE CONFIRM WITH OFFICE ON EVENT TIMES.


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