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.

Edmonton Area Girl Guides Scholarship
Deadline is May 3rd, 2017 at 4:30 PM

For more information on this great opportunity and to see if you qualify CLICK HERE. For the application form CLICK HERE.


Guides in the City 2017
Saturday May 6th 2017 – 9AM – 4PM Hawrelak Park

Edmonton Area Camping Committee invites Guides (and their Guiders) to join us for Guides in the City, a day-long event that will get you out and about in our river valley and cover all requirements for the “Outdoors in the City” badge. You’ll do a round-robin of fun outdoor activities and have a great time with Guides from across Edmonton Area.

Cost is $15 per girl (no cost for Guiders attending with groups). Cost covers site fee, participation crest, and all program activities. Registration is capped at 150 Guides. Please indicate any food allergies when registering.

Girls are required to bring their own bagged lunch.

Units please register through the Edmonton Area office. Provide the names of girls attending when registering. Units are responsible for appropriate ratio and a first aider. This is a Green level event.

Email Hazel at Hazel@guidesedmonton.ab.ca to register. Deadline: Friday, April 21, 2017. This event will run regardless of weather.


Orientation – Sandy Lake Beach
Re-scheduled due to bad weather for Sunday May 28th, 2017 

Participants are asked to meet at Hilltop House at 3PM. To register contact Hazel at Edmonton Area Hazel@guidesedmonton.ab.ca.

Orientation – Tangletrees
April 30th, 2017

Participants are asked to meet at Redwood House at 3PM. To register contact Hazel at Edmonton Area Hazel@guidesedmonton.ab.ca.

Nipah Tahwin 2017
September 16-17th, 2017

“When You Wish Upon A Star”

Edmonton Area invites Guides and Pathfinders to join us for this exciting night hike camp being held at Sandy Beach GIrl Guide Camp. This is an adventure that takes place after sunset. Groups maneuver through challenge stations set up along the trail, earning points based on teamwork, ingenuity and skill. Units may choose to attend the evening only or can camp overnight. Group size for the night hike is limited to a maximum of 10 girls and 2 adults hiking with the group. You can register more than one group per unit, please use a separate form for each group. If you are a smaller group, we will combine you with another smaller group to make up a team.

Registration is through the Edmonton Area Office. Registration deadline is May 31st 2017. Registration form 

Cost is $25.00 (GST included) per participant including adults. Cost includes site fees, bussing, afternoon activities, 10 night hike stations, night snack and participation crest.


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.


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