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Coast to Coast Adventures

Coast to Coast! East to West! We had a blast, and it passed by so fast! The food was great, and we made a few mates, while traveling new terrain. Museums, forts, and souvenirs and fireworks on Canada day! Lighthouses on PEI, Bay of Fundy, and the Halifax Citadel! Braiding hair and doing dishes, Packing [...]
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Backpacking at Pedals, Paddles, and Packs

Pedals Paddles and Packs was first conceived by four Area Camping Advisors (Cindy McInnes, Julie Ramsay, Tammy Tromba and Gwen Walwyn) at a Provincial Camping Committee planning and training weekend.  The goal was to offer taster adventure camping opportunities for Pathfinder aged girls, who might not have had much opportunity to try cycling, canoeing, kayaking [...]

Annual Report 2015

Lions Area Council is pleased to release the Annual Report for 2015. This year, the girls and Guiders of Lions Area have done some incredible things. We’ve highlighted just a few activities our units have taken part in. Download the Full Report CoverCouncilSTEM & ArtsServicePersonal Growth & CommunityActive Rec & InternationalOutdoors & CampingAwardsCover Council STEM & Arts [...]
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Fundraising Fashion Show

The 40th North Vancouver Brownies, 1st Cedar Shadow Guides and 8th Crown Pathfinders hosted a fundraising fashion show on Thinking Day, featuring homemade gowns and costumes from around the world.  A sellout event, they raised more than $350 and showcased some spectacular duct tape/newsprint fashion talents!

Girl Guides planting Erin's Grove in Lighthouse Park

Erin’s Grove

It all began in October 2014, when West Vancouver District planned its fall nature workshops. The theme, we decided, should be invasive plant species, because Lighthouse Park, our beautiful old growth forest park in West Vancouver, has a problem with many invaders. We conduct workshops each spring and fall in the Park, asking keen university [...]

Holiday Cards from Cedar Shadows District

On behalf of Cedar Shadows District, 1st Year Brownie Sarah (37th North Van Brownies) and 3rd Year Guide Olivia (2nd Cedar Shadows Guides), presented Lions Gate Hospital Volunteer Coordinator Rocio with hundreds of beautiful, handmade holiday cards, made with love by many talented units, ranging from Sparks to Pathfinders. Each of these works of art [...]
Whale Watching - Island ROAM 2015

Island ROAM 2015

Island Roam was an amazing Girl Guide camp where guides from around B.C. got to meet and experience things they otherwise wouldn’t. We had a sample activities in a range of places starting in Victoria and making our way up to Port Hardy. The Leaders and everyone who contributed to making this camp happen have inspired me to re-visit [...]
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Instant Meeting: Photography

This instant meeting teaches about the basics of how photography works, four principles of composition to improve your photos quickly, and includes a scavenger hunt to put them into practice and earn the BC Photo Challenge.