Training

Upcoming Trainings

Your Edmonton Area Training team is excited to help you expand your skills, be prepared for activities, and just simply enjoy some of the great things about Guiding!

All Edmonton Area trainings, unless otherwise noted, are offered at the Alberta Girl Guide House, starting at 7 p.m. Guider parking is available beside the building off 107th Street. Please use the back door off the parking lot. You may need to ring the buzzer to the right of the door for entrance.

**Please include your District, phone number and email address when registering for trainings.**

 

**Campsite Orientation Dates*

TANGLETREES

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 

SANDY LAKE BEACH

 

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

 

Sing & Play  Workshop for Rangers and Guiders 

Thursdays: January 18th, February 15th, March 15th, April 19th, May 17th & June 21st. Workshops will be held in the basement of Alberta Guide House from 7:00 – 9:00 PM.

 Attend one, two or all the workshops – the choice is yours. These workshops are FREE!

Learn to sing and play (guitar, ukelele) traditional Guiding songs from around the world with Edmonton Area Trainers Marion Rex and Dawn Nowicki. The best way to learn is by doing-learning to sing and play with others. Learn songs for Sparks, Brownies, Guides, Pathfinders and Rangers.

All you need to bring is your singing voice and your guitar or ukelele if you want to strum along (but not necessary).  The music will be pre-selected and provided at each session and you will create a songbook that you can keep adding materials to. If you plan to bring an instrument, please plan to arrive 15 minutes early so everyone can tune up.

 To register email Ilena

 

Felting with Mae Hadley

Wednesday, January 24th 2018 – Alberta Guide House, Basement   7:00 – 9:00 PM.  Trainer: Mae Hadley

Try your hand at felting and make shapes, a toadstool, a trefoil, animals and/or a cute little ladybug or another bug. Many can be used as a camp hat craft.

The cost for this workshop is $5.00; payable to the trainer at the training.. You must pre-register; registration deadline is January 19th 2018. To register email Ilena .

What to bring: Your enthusiasm!

Building Your District with Awards and Recognition “Up Where We Belong” by Joe Cocker

Wednesday, January 24th 2018 – Alberta Guide House, basement   7:00 – 9:00 PM.  Trainer: Marion Rex

Participants will discuss discuss how to build their district through Awards and Recognition. By providing Adult Members with recognition, we can retain membership in Guiding. Learn why and how to give your Guiders recognition through formal and informal awards. Let your Guiders know that they are appreciated.

There is no cost for this workshop but you must pre-register. Registration deadline is January 19th 2018. To register email Ilena  .

What to bring: Pen and paper. A District Roster and an IMIS Awards Report will be available to those registered for the workshop.

 

Safe Guide

February 20th 2018 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM  Trainers are Nadine Beyersbergen Weiting & Maryanne Beyersbergen. Contact Nadine for more information.

Workshop will be at Alberta Guide House.

Learn about Safe Guide and how to navigate your way through it.

Please bring a notebook and your copy of Safe Guide. If you don’t have a copy, we will have copies available for use at the training.  Register with Ilena at Edmonton Area.

Safe Guide

February 28th 2018 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM  Trainers are Mae Hadley & Tanya Watts.

Workshop will be at Alberta Guide House in the basement.

This is mandatory training required by all adult members and must be taken within 6 months of joining GGC. Safe Guide is the risk management document that we use to ensure that all activities/events/camps run for our girls members are carried out safely and under the regulations and procedures set out by the Origanization.

 

Please bring a notebook and your copy of Safe Guide. If you don’t have a copy, we will have copies available for use at the training.  Do not print the electronic version of Safe Guide as it is over 150 pages long! It can be downloaded to your laptop (current edition found on National’s website – girlguides.ca; log in though MemberZone, with your IMIS number and password.

There is no cost for this workshop.

Register with Ilena at Edmonton Area.

Nature Centre Activities

Wednesday January 31st, February 28th & March 28th 2018

These sessions will take place from 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM at Alberta Guide House in the basement. These sessions are for Guiders only.

The trainer for these sessions is Tiger Rousseau and she can be contacted at goldentiger@shaw.ca for more information.

Learn about the OWLS Nest and the activities contained within.

There is no cost to the workshop but you must pre-register with Ilena at the Edmonton Area office. Registration deadline is the Friday before the workshop.

No supplies needed.

 

 

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