3rd Years: Come meet the Salish Rangers at our Laser Tag Pizza Party

3rd Year Pathfinders – ESPECIALLY those needing some bridging / Beyond Pathfinders modules for their Canada Cords!!  This invitation is from the Salish Rangers:

You’re invited to meet the Salish Rangers at our Laser Tag Pizza Party. We will play two games of Laser Tag together and then we will have a pizza party!

  • When: Monday, May 8th from 6pm – 9pm

  • Where: Planet Lazer at 14380 Triangle Road, Richmond.

  • Why: A bridging event to learn about Rangers and have some fun.

  • Wear: Your uniform or a Girl Guide Tshirt and shoes appropriate for running.

See SG.1 for more info as well.

How to RSVP: Forms are due Monday, May 1st. Please submit your completed permission form (SG.2), health form (H.1) and $10 cheque payable to “Salish Rangers – Girl Guides of Canada” by mail or in person to our Guider Crystal at 215-1675 W 10th Ave, Vancouver, BC V6J 2A2. If you wish to drop off forms in person please email Crystal at salishrangers@gmail.com to arrange a convenient time.

About the Salish Rangers:

We meet every second Monday from 7:30 – 9pm during the school year and go camping 3-4 times a year.

Our meetings usually take place in the Shaughnessy/Kerrisdale neighbourhood; we often meet at St. Stephen’s United Church at 7025 Granville St.

As Rangers, we are the oldest youth members of Girl Guides of Canada (ages 15 – 18) and the Ranger program focuses on leadership and community involvement.

Sample Ranger activities include:

  • Exploring career options and learning how to write a great resume

  • Learning about budgeting for living away from home

  • Leading discussions about mental health, body image and the media

  • Planning a weekend camp

  • Volunteering as a Girl Assistant with younger girls

  • Connecting with the wider world through international travel and global development projects

  • Furthering our education through Girl Guides of Canada scholarships

Yeah Cookies! A major portion of the cost of this event is being paid by the Salish Rangers using cookie profits

This week: Fun & Programs, Cookies, and 2017-2018 Registration

This week, we are chilling out, making a delicious treat and planning our final service project of the year!

Would you like another case or two of spring cookies to sell? Please contact Karla. More cookies will be available for pick-up at Wednesdays’ meeting. Remember, proceeds from individual cookie sales go into your Cookie Cash account and can be used for camps and activities, including our summer camp at Camp Olave, Holidaze and SOAR!

Registration for girls returning to the 9th Pathfinders next year is open now! Register online at www.girlguides.ca to ensure your spot in the unit for the 2017/2018 Guiding year.


External Opportunity: DigiGirlz – April 19th, 6 – 8 pm

Microsoft is inviting girls ages 14–18 to explore the importance of computer science and how it can enhance the things they already love to do. Attendees will learn what it’s like to work in the tech industry and how to turn their passion into a rewarding career in technology, to be creative, solve big problems, explore possibilities, create something new, and be inspired.

The first hour of the Workshop features inspiring presentations from women who are creating, building, coding, leading, and knocking down barriers in the world of high-tech to #MakeWhatsNext.

During the second hour, the girls will get hands-on experience in our Hour of Code session, which includes learning coding fundamentals. They will have learned computer science is a great way to express ideas and can be a rewarding career.

Workshop Location: Microsoft Store – Pacific Centre, 701 W Georgia, Vancouver

For more information, contact Renee at Renee.Goncalves@microsoft.com

What are your questions for UBC Women’s Health?

The awesome ladies of UBC’s Women’s Health unit are paying us a visit on April 12th. They’ve asked us to let them know what issues and topics are of interest to our group.

What do you want to learn more about? Healthy relationships and consent? Getting to know our menstrual cycles? How we can take better care of our bodies? Let us know what you’re curious about by submitting your questions using this form – all answers are anonymous, and all questions are welcome!

Please send us your questions via the form by April 5th – thanks!

Form link: https://goo.gl/forms/ZKAHlp9fi57Qm72v2

Also, registration for girls returning to the 9th Pathfinders next year is open now! Register online at girlguides.ca to ensure your spot in the unit for the 2017/2018 Guiding year.