Falher Girl Guides hold year-end advancement celebration

Guides volunteer Leslie Carbone, left, receiving a small token of appreciation for volunteering with the Guides throughout the year.

Tom Henihan
Express Staff

Girl Guides of Canada in Falher, celebrated the end of its first year of offering two branches, Brownies age 7 to 8 and Guides age 9 to 11.

At the advancement ceremony and year-end celebration on Tuesday June 4, Guides moved from their present branch, some moving up to Guide level and the current Guides advancing to Pathfinders.

Laura Wuth and Taryn Aucoin who both teach at Routhier School organize and run the Falher Girl Guides with the help of some volunteers.

At the year-end event, Wuth and Aucoin presented volunteers Crystal Marschner and Les- lie Carbone each with a gift, as a token of appreciation for their commitment to supporting the Falher Girl Guides.

Parents wishing to register their child for next year’s Guides can do so online or register their child in the fall.

“We will be offering Guides (age 9-11) and Pathfinders (age 12-14) next year,” says Laura Wuth. “Parents can register online by searching ‘girl guides of Canada online registration.’ We will also be at parade of program in the fall.”

Parents can email Laura at lwuth@hpsd. ca or Taryn at tau coin@hpsd.ca to register. They will be hosting a registration night at the end of September.

“The new Girl Guide program is based on the motto girls first, and centered around an online platform,” says Wuth. “We will also be kicking off next year will a big fall camp at Camp Kupasiwin near Peace River. “

Girl Guides is an organization founded over a century ago with the mission of offering girls a strong foundation to be productive citizens and to excel in life. The Girl Guides provide a safe environment exclusively for girls to develop confidence and discover their own potential; maintain mental and physical wellbeing and the facility to cultivate healthy relationships.

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