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Girl Guides of Canada

Harbourside Area

Located In South Shore Region
Areas Served South Shore Region
Contact Glennis, Area Comissioner; Email:
Description & Services
Information Girl Guides of Canada - South Shore Area  
The Harbourside Area (Halifax, Fraser & South Shore) is the organizing body behind Guiding opportunities here on the South Shore.  
Contact the Area Commissioner, or visit the provincial website to find more information about programming, events, and groups in your community.  
Girl Guides of Canada Overview  
Guiding offers the widest range of activities of any extracurricular activity for girls and young women. Developing friendships while exploring the arts, sciences, cultural awareness and so much more, Guiding lets girls from 5 to 18 try it all through enriching experiences that will stay with them for a lifetime. The variety of Guiding’s programming and opportunities gives girls unlimited opportunities to develop the skills that help them confidently navigate their world. Through fun activities and dynamic discussions, our goal is to increase girls’ awareness about the wider world, promote cross-cultural understanding and educate girls on global issues that will inspire them to take action. 
Empowering, challenging and engaging – that’s what today’s Girl Guides is all about. 
Core Programming 
Sparks (ages 5-6) 
Brownies (ages 7-8) 
Guides (ages 9-11) 
Pathfinders (ages 12-14) 
Rangers (ages 15-17) 
Adults (ages 18+) 
Specialized Programming - In addition to core programming, Girl Guides have the opportunity to participate in challenges and activities according to their particular interests. 
Scholarships - Whether enrolling in college, university or a trades program for the first time or heading back to school part-time as a mature student, the Girl Guides of Canada national scholarship program supports girl and adult Members in their post-secondary education. 
International Opportunities - opportunities for girls and women to understand their role in the larger world so they can develop into informed and responsible global citizens.
Eligibility Ages: 5 year(s) - 18 year(s)
Special Information
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