1st Hawker Junior Girl Guides

Weekly Newsletter 2 2016

Week 2, Term 1 2016...

Just a reminder that we like the girls to be at the hall by 5:20pm so that we can start on time which really helps us to finish on time.

If you need to speak to me about fees, forms, uniforms, badges or any other issue it is best if you can come a bit earlier or catch me after the meeting. I can usually stay for half an hour after the meeting is over (except for the 2nd Thursday of every month when I have a Region meeting that need to attend that starts at 7pm in Yarralumla).

The girls should be in their Guide uniforms including sash, covered shoes and hat. They should also bring their Guide bag with badge books and handbook if they can.

What's happening this week?

I think the girls all had a great time ice blocking last week... I hope that they weren't too wet in the car home afterwards!

This week we will be using our imaginations outside to create some artwork. Please make sure that they are wearing covered shoes to go walking outside and if it looks like it is going to rain it would be great if the girls could bring a raincoat.

Bilby and I are working hard on incorporating the girls ideas into our term plans. We are hoping to have a full program for Terms 1 and 2 for distribution this week.

Upcoming events

Thinking Day 2016

Sunday, Feb. 21st, 12:30pm

John Knight Memorial Park, Belconnen, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

Gold Coin donation to the Thinking Day fund

8 activities for all ages around the "Connect" theme

What to bring:

•Picnic lunch

•ADM 27 consent form

•Donation for the Thinking Day fund


•Sunscreen and

•Full drink bottle

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Distict "Race around the World" camp

Friday, March 11th, 5:30pm to Monday, March 14th, 12:30pm

Tambreet Street

Majura, ACT

Cost: TBC expect $60 for full camper; day + 1 night camper $30; day camper (Sunday) $15

including sponsored 'sleep out' to raise funds for 2016 Region Good Turn - to purchase a shelter box for displaced persons.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

AGM at Skyzone

Wednesday, March 16th, 12am

Lathlain Street

Belconnen, ACT

We are trying something new this year...

The AGM will be held in a meeting room at Skyzone... we are asking parents to come to the meeting while their girls are jumping...

Time - TBC

Cost - TBC

More info will come ASAP.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Science in the Garden

Saturday, April 9th, 5:15am-7pm

16 Newman Street

Yarralumla, ACT

The event is at the Australian Botanic Gardens, Mt Annan. There is a bus going from the Region.

You must book for the event through the Girl Guides NSW&ACT website AND book a seat on the Region bus separately.

Please see separate flyer for booking details.

Who are the leaders for 1st Hawker Junior Guides?


Has been a qualified leader for 15 years.

Has outdoor camping qualifications and has run about 25 camps.

Is currently studying for a Masters of Clinical Psychology at University of Canberra.


Was a Guide leader for many years in Young NSW.

She is Alkoomi's mum and was her Guide Leader.

Is an artist and photographer.

She has been a Unit Helper with 1st Higgins for 2015.

She is retired and spends a lot of time looking after Alkoomi.


Is a Senior Guide with Ginninderra Tassie Devil Senior Guides.

Is working towards her Queen's Guide award.

Has been a Guide for almost 6 years.

Lost property...

There is a pile of Lost Property on the bench as you walk into the Guide Hall. This includes a veritable forest of drink bottles. Please check the Lost Property regularly and take home any items that belong to your daughter.