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  1. SuziOwl

    Resource Expenses form

    I would just ask leaders to keep receipts and submit. No need for a form.
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    Young leader and subs

    If she isn't attending your unit then I would just take her off GO for unit. Her main role would then default to the Brownie unit where she is a YL. They would then either pay for her or ask parents for subs depending on their policy. But out of courtesy I would let the Brownie unit know you...
  3. SuziOwl

    Weekly Discussion: Promise ceremonies

    Normally the girl making her promise will choose when & where. So could be traditional at the end of meeting with parents present or at park, tennis courts, beach or even swimming pool. I have eight girls who are ready to make their promise & am conscious that this could take a while. Think we...
  4. SuziOwl

    FREE roller banner

    Any chance of a pic? ☺
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    Starting dates

    For the sake off one week I would just let her start. It would be a shame that she misses out on some exciting activities.
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    Our Chalet & adventurous activities

    I am thinking about taking a group of Guides to Our Chalet. It offers adventurous activities as part of the programme e.g. swimming in a glacial lake & high ropes park. I was just wondering if anyone who has been recently could advise how easy it was to check out the risk assessments &...
  7. SuziOwl

    County Campsites

    Both sites are good, having camped at both several times but for me Ladenford Den does have more appeal. I may be biased though as an Angus County Guider :D Don't think that public transport is an option at either site but we usually have a mini-bus or two. From Ladenford we have been to Monikie...
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    Readings for closing meetings

    My two trusty prayer books that I have used for over 20 years are literally falling to bits & need replaced. Does anyone have suggestions of some good books with readings that would be suitable for Brownies? The girls could then choose between prayers or a reading to close the meeting with. They...
  9. SuziOwl

    paper-mache

    Well had our Thinking Day meeting tonight & the piñatas went down a storm. The flour & water paste hardened really well. Will definitely do this again. A very cheap yet effective craft.
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    paper-mache

    Well, that's the covered balloons sitting in front of the radiators! Used just some flour & water with newspapers. Seems to be drying fine.... :rolleyes: We'll see it a few days............
  11. SuziOwl

    paper-mache

    Would like to do a piñata for our Thinking Day meeting. What is the best type of paper mache to use? Have seen ideas for wallpaper paste or just flour & water but not sure what would be the easiest to use. I have just over a week to let it dry would that be long enough? If anyone has done this...
  12. SuziOwl

    Brownie Badges For Sale

    Are all interest badges the current design? Might be interested in some of the World badges.
  13. SuziOwl

    'I was a Brownie' t-shirt!

    All out of stock on-line. I WANT ONE! :(
  14. SuziOwl

    Scottish Camp 2015

    Is it maybe "G in the Park" you are thinking of? Not sure exactly where it is being held, Ayrshire seems to ring a bell but think is the first or second weekend in July.
  15. SuziOwl

    Question? Scottish Nights Away scheme

    Just to throw a spanner in the works my DD, a Rainbow, has already attend our division Guide camp with me since April 1st. Is she entitled to her 1 night badge or does she need to wait for her first Rainbow sleepover this weekend or will that be night 2? Thoughts please...;)
  16. SuziOwl

    On your marks - olympics resource

    We did this a few weeks ago & just used a piece of A4 gold card for each girl. Start in one corner & just roll! Not really proper cone but was really effective & a decent size. Think you could also use a semi-circle with a slit but would probably need more that A4 to get a decent size. Try...
  17. SuziOwl

    Camp Blanket help needed.

    My DD now 6 has collected lots of badges since just after birth but until now they have just been kept safely in a bag. I would nows like to start her first official camp blanket. I had an idea of getting rainbow & brownie fleece blanket & somehow combining them to make a bigger blanket. Has...
  18. SuziOwl

    Thinkings Day country uniforms

    What is a wee mee?
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    Centenary Camp Hoodie

    I now regret not buying a hoodie from Centenary Camp for myself last year. I really do have enough so didn't get one but looking back it was such a special once in a lifetime experience it would be great to wear it & say "I was there"! Have looked on ebay but to no luck. Can anyone help. Maybe...