Welcome to the Kootenay Area!

The Kootenay Area is located in the south-east corner of British Columbia.area crest Our area covers Bridesville and Rock Creek in the west; the Alberta border in the east; the 49th parallel in the south; and Galena Bay and Golden in the north.

The Kootenay Area includes 6 districts, along with cities such as Cranbrook, Nelson, Castlegar, and Trail.

Guider Gathering & Training

Guider Gathering & Training

Nelson, BC

April 23rd, 2016

9:00 am – 3:30 pm including lunch

Please join us for the Guider Gathering on April 23rd in the beautiful city of Nelson, on the shores of Kootenay Lake.  All Guiders in the Kootenay Area are welcome to attend.  GGC will pay for your expenses including hotel if needed (based on double occupancy), mileage and meals.

It will be a one day event at Blewett School (just outside Nelson) offering a variety of training including the travelling Program Road Show.  Information and Registration forms will be mailed out to each Guider from iMIS.  Deadline for registration is April 8th.  Any questions?  Please contact Shelley at  kootenayarea@gmail.com

We will be ordering Jackets and T-shirts for the event so please indicate on the Registration form whether or not you are interested in buying one .  I will hopefully have an example to show you soon.  The jackets are between $50-60 and the t-shirts are between $15-20.

GUIDER GATHERING AGENDA

9:00     Meet and Greet

9:30     Conflict Management training for all

11:30   Travelling Road Show introduction for all

12:15   Lunch

1:00     Trainings available:

  • Travelling Program show continues
  • Financial Training
  • Camping skills
  • Building Unit Guider Skills
  • Getting Outside

3:30     Kootenay Area AGM (All Guiders welcome)

4:00     Kootenay Area Council meeting (Executive Council only)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Volunteer Position – BC Provincial Commissioner

Hello Guiders,

I am asking for your help as we embark on the search for a new Provincial Commissioner for BC Council. Dawnette Humphrey’s term as our leader will end in the spring. We need to find qualified, committed and willing candidates to stand for election at BC Council.

Please think about women (yourself included) who may fill this important position. If you have someone in mind, please encourage them to apply or forward their name and we will contact them.

It is easy, just follow the links:

Our timeline is short, so don’t delay. The deadline for applications is midnight October 20, 2015.

Please send your application by e-mail to nominations@bc-girlguides.org and indicate “Application for Provincial Commissioner” in the subject line.

Thank you,
Donna Hillman
Chair, PC Nominations Committee

BC to Peru 2016

MachuPicchullama

This is an opportunity to visit BC’s current Twinning country, Peru! Experience this land of spectacular scenery, llamas, panpipes, the traditional lands of the Incas, the highest navigable lake in the world, and the place where potatoes were first cultivated.

You will have an opportunity to celebrate Peru’s Independence Day, visit Macchu Picchu, and spend time with our Peruvian Twinning partners!

Fact Sheet Peru 2016