On Friday, two of my Guides ran the evening for me. They are working on their Baden-Powell Award, the highest award you can get as a Guide. One of the clauses they have chosen to do is “Organise and run a Patrol cooking competition. You could provide ingredients and challenge the Patrols to produce dishes in a set time.” They split the Guides into three … Continue reading Baden-Powell Cooking Evening
It’s the low point of the Guiding year, for me. Summer camp is over, and the autumn term has yet to begin. What to do? … planning meetings, of course. For all we love girl-led Guiding, we know that realistically the Guides cannot plan the entire term for themselves. So one evening this last week, three leaders sat around a table in a cafe, ate … Continue reading Getting into the swing of things
A more beautiful breakfast location is hard to find. Continue reading Switzerland Part 3: Up and Down the Mountains
Rain is no barrier. There is no bad weather, only bad clothing. Continue reading Switzerland Part 2: Water in Many Forms
Congratulations to all those who figured out where I was last week.
The photos were, of course, from Switzerland. I was there with my Guides on their first international adventure. Continue reading Switzerland Part 1: Travelling by Train, Foot, and Snow.
One of my Brownie units finished last week, and we used the time slot for the parents meeting for summer camp. Parents meetings are important, if only to impress on the parents that we do have a reason for writing the kit list, and it’s not just for our own fun! The other Brownie unit and my Guides were all suffering from end-of-term-itis. It’s a … Continue reading End-of-term-itis
Not just any old climbing trip, oh no. This is Crazy Climbing! Continue reading Crazy Climb!