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    fenris replied to the thread New Programme - Discuss!.
    Some of the Leaders can act as the 'other group'. Girls only do one Skills Builder of each theme in Brownies - it's likely that they...
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    The e-learning about skills builders was very clear that they should only be done in groups of 3-6. Our plan currently is to set aside...
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    Sadly, policing isn't always effective in that you do get badges made which reference charity events or utilise logos associated with...
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    fenris replied to the thread Brownie introduction activities.
    Avoid 'icebreaker' games and go straight to doing activities in Sixes. Far more valuable for the new girls to get to know a small...
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    We don't do 'Getting to know you' activities any more, we find that just getting them sitting down and doing an activity/craft will get...
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    Personally I object to any poppy badges other than those sold by the official poppy charities (RBL/PoppyScotland) or where all profits...
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    fenris liked ker-stee's post in the thread Interest badges.
    Just whichever they're interested in, and whenever. They don't have to do them at the same time as the related Skills Builders UMAs...
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    fenris replied to the thread Rent.
    You'll find it varies massively around the country. There are a number of factors to consider. First is how it is charged - is it per...
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    fenris replied to the thread Compare and contrast....
    Absolutely, but a local dialogue will always be more effective, because you can add in detail that won't appear on a paper list (e.g...
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    Crikey, not on your life! Can you imagine the organisation that would be required to keep that up to date? I already keep a Facebook...
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    But Join Us gives that information. It would be helpful if you could do a 'Area check' before putting details into Join Us where...
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    fenris replied to the thread Adding Skill Builders to GO.
    First time round, you load up the Skills Builder they are working in, then go to each girl's record and it's two clicks - one for the...
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    fenris replied to the thread Don't do as I do, do as I say?.
    I saw a statistic a while back, which stated that the average Leader in Guiding stays with a unit for less than 5 years. If that's so...
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    fenris replied to the thread Don't do as I do, do as I say?.
    No, at this stage it won't back. But if we feed back now, with "it'll never work" comments, they can be dismissed as "they're just...
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    fenris replied to the thread Don't do as I do, do as I say?.
    For 2020, read early 2019, if you get ideas sent in now.