A week of camp life is worth six months of theoretical teaching in the meeting room

Robert Baden-Powell

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Asking for Support

Last week I was talking to a Guide friend who is all knowledgable about sponsorship about seeking support for the Jamboree. Asking for money or help is not really my thing and something I know I need to rely on others for help with. Heather was full of great ideas on how best to go…

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Finding what you want to know

Frequently Asked Questions pages, we see them on websites all the time, but how do we know what people want to know? So as a librarian, I wanted to know when we first started using FAQs – and you realise that the format of questions and answers as a means of obtaining information goes back…

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What’s the Cherry on Top of Camp?

It has been a while since I wrote my last blog. I live in Victoria and we have just been through another lockdown. I live in regional Victoria so was a little luckier than my Melbourne friends but we have still be doing Guides online and lots and lots of zoom meetings for Guides and…

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Badges and Branding

I am no graphic designer, but I do know what I like when I see it. Luckily I am working with a couple of designers at the moment as we decide on the branding look of the Jamboree. Just like the name of a camp, it is the badge on the camp blanket that helps…

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About Me

Hi, I’m Helen. Long term Guide Leader from Melbourne, Victoria. I’ve had some amazing experiences through Girl Guides and have had roles working both at State and National levels of our organisation. I’m looking forward to sharing the Jamboree 2023 journey with you.

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