PROGRAM RESOURCES FOR GUIDERS
Area Program Adviser - Annette - email@example.com
GUIDER TRAINING CALENDAR
Please check the Guider Training Calendar regularly so you can stay up to date with your training!
The Resource Guide is a list of links that Calgary Area Unit Guiders have used in the past and recommend to their fellow Guiders to aid in the planning of program activities. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with suggestions for additions to the Resource GuideResource Guide
- BC Instant Meetings page link
- Saskatchewan SPARKS Instant Meetings page link
- Saskatchewan BROWNIES Instant Meetings page link
- Saskatchewan GUIDES Instant Meetings page link
- Saskatchewan PATHFINDERS & RANGERS Instant Meetings page link
- Quebec Meeting Resources page link (scroll down for Instant Meetings)
- Nova Scotia Meeting Resources page link
NEW! Alberta Beverage Container Recycling Corporation (ABCRC) PresentationsA free 30-45 minute presentation about beverage container recycling suitable for Spark, Brownie, and Guide units. The interactive presentation is tailored to the speific age gropu and covers: what beverage containers can be recycled, the processes they go through, and what they turn into. Each girl recives a "What It Turns Into" poster and lollipop. For more information please email email@example.com or call 403-669-8048.
NEW! The Memory Project
The Memory Project is an organization that connects active serving Canadian Forces members and veterans with speaking engagements in their community. You can read more about us on our website. All of our programming is free of charge.
To book a speaker please fill out our online form here or contact me directly via phone or email. While Remembrance Day is our busiest time, we operate all year round. Please consider booking for one of these upcoming dates.
February 15 - Flag Day
March 8 - International Women’s Day
April 9 - Vimy Ridge Day
May 8 - Victory in Europe Day
May 29 - International Day of UN Peacekeepers
June 6 - Anniversary of D-Day Landings
September 7 - Merchant Navy Veterans Day of Remembrance
November 11 -Remembrance Day
Click the image above to download a fun new World Thinking Day resource from National!
NEW! SELF-DEFENSE TRAINING (GUIDES)
Lisa F. with the 72nd Calgary Guides writes: "We recently had an enjoyable class in our meeting space run by Dwayne Simpson (Fightwize). He has experience in corrections/law enforcement, and training police. I would recommend him to other groups, Guide level and up. He had the girls doing kicks and strikes and learning how to get out of grabs and discussing personal safety in general, it was lots of fun. We paid $250 for 25 girls. (Good for the Guides "Streetwise" badge.)" Contact Dwayne@fitnfearless.ca
STEM RESOURCE - Microsoft Youth Spark Field Trips
The Windows store at Chinook Mall offers youth field trip programs that tie in with the GGC STEM program. A fun activity for Units to do from Guide to Ranger age. Flashlight Night activity can be done by older girls with their units, or younger girls with families. Facility is deep south part of City of Calgary
CALGARY CORN MAZE & FUN FARM
ALBERTA INSTITUTE FOR WILDLIFE CONSERVATION
Education Programs Brochure
Education Programs Fee Schedule
Gulliver & Griffin Protocols
A fun activity for Units to do from Guide to Ranger age. Flashlight Night activity can be done by older girls with their units, or younger girls with families. Facility is deep south part of City of Calgary
Hostelling International (HI) Participatory Challenge for Guides
Heritage Park Youth Sleepover Program Information
- Environment-theme badges, all ages:
Ann and Sandy Cross Conservation Area
Information about Unit Outings and Visitors
- Writing badge, all ages
Local Author Simon Rose
Host a local author at unit meetings!
GPS UNITS & GEOCACHING RESOURCES
Karla Williamson is the Calgary Area geocaching coordinator and there are hand-held GPS units that belong to Province that are kept in Calgary available for booking. Units are booked through Province, info is on the forms listed below and more info can be found on the Alberta Council website Camping page
Geocaches on GGC Campsites
IMPORTANT: There are geocaches that have already been placed on GGC campsites that only GGC Members have access to. Caches that are set on GGC campsites CANNOT be published on geocaching.com to be found by the general public as they have been placed on PRIVATE property. You as a Guiding Member can go find them, but the general public cannot.
The coordinates for these caches are already programmed into the south set of provincial GPS units. If you would like the coordinates for these geocaches, please contact Karla through the Calgary Program Committee, firstname.lastname@example.org with a subject line "attn: geocaching coordinator"
If you would like to place a geocache on a GGC campsite please contact Karla through the Calgary Program Committee, email@example.com with a subject line "attn: geocaching coordinator"and we can go over the Calgary Area policy.Provincial Booking Process Information Sheet
Provincial Booking Form