Happy Packs – Bunyip Fire Victims


We are collecting items for “Happy Packs” for people affected by the Bunvip Fires (29 homes were lost & 215 people affected in one way or another)

Shoe box size of lovely stuff…….

Adults: hand cream, shavers, toothpaste/brushes, nice soaps, hairbrush, chocolate etc….

Children: pencils, felt pens, colouring books, lollies, general stationery, phone cases or picture frames etc……

If you have anything you can contribute, can you bring to guides next week please? We appreciate any donations.

Yours In Guiding

Southern Region Team

Girl Guides Starts Tuesday

Anzac Day, Gumnuts, Juniors, Kingston District, Seniors, Service, Uniform

Gumnuts & Juniors starts at 6:15pm Tuesday- remember juniors need to bring along Commonwealth Games challenge. Junior Parent Roster will be at sign in table for parents to fill in. Remember Child Safety Laws – we need you to be registered with Guides Vic before assisting this term with juniors/gumnuts. Please call/text me if you need assistance with this needed urgently. Parent helpers are essential to both a successful program & appropriate ratios of leaders/adults to youth members.

Seniors starts at 7:15pm

Please remember to wear full uniform each week & bring along any handbook & Badge books.

Anzac Day March forms have been sent – please check your email inboxes as they now come directly from Guides Vic.

Let me know if you don’t receive an email by Tuesday – Bickie.

Fairies & Gnomes Festival

Fairies & Gnomes Festival, Kingston District, Service

Fairies & Gnomes Festival 2018

When: Sunday 18th March 2018

Time: 10am – 4pm


We need help from our girl guides to advertise Girl Guides. This festival is aimed at young children. We need all guide age groups to assist to demonstrate our patrol system & all the opportunities girl guides represent.

We are requesting help for 1 1/2 hours on the day. This time can be signed off on their Service Flash or Action Guide Badge or another challenge.

We are planning (hoping – depending on helpers) to do mini volcanos, flying fairy rockets & fairy wands.

Please comment below with your allocated time. Please look at comments to evenly space out our helpers.

10:00 – 11:30 (4 helpers – inc parents to help set up marquee)

11:30 – 1:00

1:00 – 2:30

2:30 – 4:00 (inc parents to help take down marquee)



Girl Guide Biscuits 🍪 


All Carrum Girl Guide Families are asked to take home some allocated biscuits on Tuesday night to sell to family, neighbours & friends or work colleagues. It will only be a few packets & we ask you to bring in the money before the end of term. 

I also need a parent to co-ordinate the biscuits, to take note of families taking & returning biscuits/money. If you are interested let me know by commenting here or on Tuesday at guides


Guide Biscuits 🍪 @ Bunnings Carrum Downs

Biscuits, Gumnuts, Juniors, Seniors, Service

Hi, we have been asked to sell Girl Guide Biscuits this Saturday at Carrum Downs Bunnings from 9-4. 

We would love to see Girl Guides selling the biscuits (remember it can be signed off for their action Guide badge!) 

Please comment below if you can attend a time slot:- 

No 1 – 9am to 11am (arrive 20 minutes earlier to assist setting up)

No 2 – 11am to 1pm 

No 3 – 1pm to 3pm 

No 4 – 2pm to 4pm (pack up as well) 

Minga can only be there from 9-2 & I am unable to attend due to another commitment. We need a parent/leader to stay from 2-4pm & pack up remaining gear to be returned to Guide hall following week. 

Let me know ASAP Bickie 

Fairies & Gnomes Festival – Duty Roster

Fundraising | Community, Girl Guides, Gumnuts, Juniors, Longbeach District, Seniors, Service

The following are the duty times available for the Rotary Club of Mordialloc, Victorian Gnome and Fairy Festival Sunday 19th March 2017 at The George Woods Reserve, Governor Road, Mordialloc 10.00am till 4.00 pm.

If you wish to attend (full uniform is requested) & make sure you sign in/out on the event sheet. Please comment here for the allocated time available. It is requested that we have approximately 2-3 guides per session.

10 – 11 am – session time full

11 – 12 noon

12 – 1pm

1 – 2pm

2 – 3pm

3 – 4pm (we request a few people at 4pm to help pack everything up)

Kingston District News March 2017

National Girl Guide Biscuit Day – Saturday 14th of May 2016

Biscuits, Girl Guides Victoria, Gumnuts, Juniors, Seniors, Service

National Girl Guide Biscuit Day (New & Improved Biscuits this year – including gluten free options)

Saturday 14th of May 2016 – 9:00 – 4:00 pm (till sold out!)

Past years have seen us sell all biscuits before 3! so if you sign up for a later shift, make sure you send me a text before coming down! Tamara 

Patterson Lakes Shopping Centre (Outside main entrance to centre)

Roster for guides to attend will be guides on Tuesday. First in best dressed with times to attend. Remember if you attend for at least one hour of the event, I can sign off towards your “Action Guide Badge” (located in back of Look Wide Book). Plus there is a biscuit badge for 2016 to add to your camp blanket! Permission forms will be available at unit meetings. All guides must have permissions slips to attend this event.

We welcome parents to help as well but especially love to have our wonderful guides at these events in full uniform. Best form of advertisement for Guides!

ANZAC Day 2016

Anzac Day, Gumnuts, Juniors, Seniors, Service

Longbeach RSL 2016 ANZAC Commemorative Service & main March will take place on Monday the 25th of April.

Assemble at Swanpool Avenue, Chelsea soon after 9:00am

The march will step off at 9:30am, led by the Frankston RSL Pipes & Drums Band.

The march will proceed along Station Street to our cenotaph outside the LF Payne Hall. On completion of the laying of the floral tributes, we will proceed into the main function room for the Indoor Service.

We will invite two guides as representatives of Carrum Guides to lay a wreath at the main service. The RSL will provide the floral tributes.

Permission forms will be available at unit meetings. All guides must have permissions slips to attend this event. Full uniform is required.