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    *Emerald* replied to the thread New Programme - Discuss!.
    That's a really good idea. I might suggest that to my District/Division.
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    We (Division) are trying to set up an equipment box for each theme, we can’t quite work out the boundary yet as Skills for My Future...
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    *Emerald* replied to the thread New Anniversary badges.
    That's what I'm planning too. With the cost of all the new resources I think it's the fairest and most economical way for us.
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    I plan to give out any that are less than six months past due and then the rest as they become due between sept and jan so everyone will...
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    In my mind skill builders have replaced the interest badges we used to do in unit meetings. Similar number of activities and a badge at...
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    We’ve always done interest badges in meetings but are going with the only at home ruling now. We’re going to do more emphasis on what...
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    Having now spent some time actually reading the new programme resources properly and using them to plan next term. I have to admit to...
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    I would say the new record book is essential. The handbook is where compromises could be made, if required. Ideally they'd have them...
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    *Emerald* liked Trinny's post in the thread Joining fee?.
    Remember that a joining fee also takes the hassle off parents - they don't have to go to the shop, remember which book it was again, did...
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    *Emerald* replied to the thread Joining fee?.
    I'm also considering putting subs up by £5 just for this term (not for new ones if we do charge a joining fee) to contribute towards the...
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    *Emerald* replied to the thread Joining fee?.
    I agree that Brownies is very reasonable, especially compared to some activities. I do however think the Brownie uniform is very...
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    *Emerald* liked Ech18's post in the thread Joining fee?.
    For the moment I’ve just put this terms subs up by £5 as I need to buy all bar one a badge book and they have just put rent up. They...
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    *Emerald* liked Trinny's post in the thread Joining fee?.
    We charge £15 for Brownies, and have previously provided the Adventures and Badge book. Now we'll provide the 'handbook' and badge book...
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    *Emerald* liked Brown9's post in the thread Joining fee?.
    I'm thinking of charging £10 joining fee we have never done this before and we did buy becoming a Brownie book. We charge £25 per term...
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    Hello! It's been a long time since I was last active on this forum but I'm glad to be back! I took a break from GG for a couple of years...