Last week I met up with a Scout leader, who also happens to be a wizz with programming who has designed registration software for a number of Guide and Scout events. We are going to be working with Stephen to set up our registration system for the Jamboree. You realise what a difference it makesContinue reading “All things registration”
There are many different aspects to running a Jamboree but there seems to be two really important ones – ones that get talked about first if they don’t work. That is, the location and the food. I’m hoping if we get these two things right, the talk will be of the activities, the friendship, theContinue reading “Location, location, location”
This week we are excited to share the name chosen for the Jamboree: Kani-Karrung Australian Jamboree 2023. Kani-Karrung means women camping together in the local indigenous language of the Ballarat area, the Wadawurrung language. We have sought and been given permission by the local women to use this name. I am pleased that we canContinue reading “What’s in a name?”
Or what keeps you coming back? I was recently away for a leadership weekend with Girl Guides Victoria bringing together the 3 parts of the leadership team – the Executive committe, the State Patrol (State Commissioner, Assistant SCs, Region Managers, Senior Managers) and the Joyce Price Centre team (Office staff). The energy, passion, skills, experienceContinue reading “What makes a Jamboree memorable?”
For the last 2 weeks I have been putting together a budget for the Jamboree, which needs to be approved by both the GGV Executive and the GGA Executive before announcements about the event can be made. It is a balancing act between keeping the cost for girls and leaders as low as possible withContinue reading “Money, money, money”
A look back at the opening and closing ceremonies of the Sydney Jamboree 2018
This is our event, the girls and the leaders, so let’s share the journey of making it happen.
LiC of a Jamboree… could I do that?… what a challenge… what an opportunity