Girl Guides of Canada Programs
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 Adventures in Guiding - Folklore

Visit Nepean Museum of Fairfields and learn more about Canadian folklore. Craft special characters, retell a traditional tale and make a special quilt square to take home.

Completes three requirements of the 'Folklore' badge.

Program offered at Nepean Museum and Fairfields. 

 

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Adventures in Guiding - Heritage

Visit the museum and find out more about special monuments and landmarks in Nepean. Learn all about the Bell family, who settled in Nepean in the 1820s, and compare their family tree with your own. Play a Victorian parlor game, make a traditional toy and discuss how Nepean has changed and may change in the years to come.

Completes four requirements of the 'Heritage' badge.

Program offered at Nepean Museum and Fairfields.

 

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Adventures in Guiding - Provincial/Territorial Heritage

Discover how the province of Ontario and the Nepean community got their names. Discuss Nepean's history. Tryout traditional chores and create a craft using the same methods as early settlers.

Completes three requirements of the 'Provincial Heritage' badge.

Program offered at Nepean Museum and Fairfields.

 

 

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Girls Creating - Creative Craft

Visit a museum to learn about the history of toys over the last 200 years. Create special toys and crafts to take home!

Completes three requirements of the 'Creative Craft' badge.

Program offered at Nepean Museum and Fairfields.

 

 

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Fun in the Outdoors - Gardening

Learn about the ‘square foot gardening’ technique. Design a unique garden, plant a seed to take home and participate in a discussion about soil.

Completes three requirements of the 'Gardening' badge.

Program offered at Nepean Museum and Fairfields.

 

 

 


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 Key to Me – Girlfriends through Time

Step back in time and learn about the lives of early settler women. Try your hand at traditional chores and discover how things are different today. Draw a picture of what your mother and grandmother would have worn as young women.

Completes three requirements of the 'Girlfriends through Time' badge.

Program offered at Nepean Museum and Fairfields.  

 

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Key to My Community - All About Canada

In this program, learn all about Canadian symbols. Paint a special souvenir t-shirt. Create a poster celebrating the symbols of Ontario and play fun games to explore the images on Canadian currency.  
 

Completes all requirements of the 'All About Canada' badge.

Program offered at Nepean Museum.

 

 

 

Key to My Community - Modern Canadian Inventions

Through interactive games and activities, learn about different modern Canadian inventors and their inventions. Make a miniature model to take home.

Completes all of the requirements of the 'Modern Canadian Inventions' badge.

Program offered at Nepean Museum.

 

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 Key to STEM - Exploring Space

Take a trip through space! Listen to a story about astronaut Roberta Bondar. Learn about the International Space Station, Canadarm, and discover the differences between a planetarium and an observatory. Design a space station and make masks to use while acting out a space story.

Completes all of the requirements of the 'Exploring Space' badge.

Program offered at Nepean Museum.

 

 


Badge programs for Sparks

 


 

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In My Community

Visit Nepean Museum and learn more about the people, places and wonderful resources available in Nepean. Design your own unique community, develop a group community project and participate in a puppet play celebrating both community helpers and safety.

Completes three requirements of 'In My Community' keeper.

Program offered at Nepean Museum and Fairfields.

 

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Exploring and Experimenting

Learn about Nepean's most famous astronaut, Steve MacLean, and Canada's famous female astronaut, Roberta Bondar. Construct paper airplanes, fly balloon rockets and create a special sculpture to take home.    

Completes three requirements of the 'Exploring and Experimenting' keeper.

Program offered at Nepean Museum.              

 

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Being Me

Join us for a special ‘being me’ celebration! Create a special memory book, make a beautiful friendship bracelet and play fabulous games.   
 
Completes three requirements of the 'Being Me' keeper.

Program offered at Nepean Museum and Fairfields.

 

 

 

The World Around Me

Discover the stories of Nepean's early settlers during this program. Create fabulous crafts from other countries and put on a special play.

Completes four requirements of 'The World Around Me' keeper.

Program offered at Nepean Museum and Fairfields.

 

General Program Information

 

Badge Program Fee: $4.20 per participant

 

Reservations: Call 613-580-9638 or email museums@ottawa.ca

 

 

 

 

Girl Guides of Canada Programs