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West Coast Area Girl Guides
P.O. Box 11395 Wessex PO
Vancouver, BC
V5R 0A4

WCA Awards 2017

WCA Awards
Canada Cords and Chief Commissioner

2nd Burnaby Sparks

2nd Burnaby Sparks
Paper Bag Princess

Let's Camp S'more 2017

Let's Camp S'more 2017
Old School Cooking!

WCA Campowerment 2017

WCA Campowerment 2017

6th Vancouver Pathfinders

6th Vancouver Pathfinders
packaged over 5000 poppies!

CWCA and Scotland at Soar

WCA and Scotland Soar 2017

Guides project

26th Vancouver Guides
special care packages


60 years of service
Burnaby award for Lilac

Hollyburn Girl Guide Chalet jan 2, 2017

Hollyburn Girl Guide Chalet

Snow series 2017 Dam Mountain

Snow Series 2017
Dam Mountain

Hollyburn snowshoes

Snowshoes on Hollyburn
Burnaby Glens District


4th Vancouver Brownies
Sleepover at Eileen Daily Pool

Yoga at Guides

20th Burnaby Guides

Art Explosion

31st Burnaby Brownies

Cannery Tour

Cannery Tour
Heritage Badge

Literacy Now

Burnaby Glens District
Community events at our
WCA PR webpage

Low Ropes Course at Camp Olave

Camp Olave
Low Ropes Course

Pitt Lake

Vancouver Gold
Trefoil Guild
Pitt Lake

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WCA facebook page GGC Facebook Page GGC Twitter Page GGC YouTube Channel GGC Flickr Page

Join us for fun and friendship!

For more information for girls or women call us at 1-800-565-8111 or email West Coast Area Girl Guides at info@westcoastarea.com .

Enroll at our National website at www.girlguides.ca.

Dry Land Training

Canoe/Kayak tripping? For Pathfinders, Rangers, and Trex

Date: Saturday, Mar 10th, 2018
11:30am to 4:30pm

Registration deadline Friday, Mar 2nd or to a maximum of 75 participants!

Location: Kathleen McNeely Elementary, 12440 Woodhead Rd, Richmond, BC

For information, map, topics covered and registration link see our Campsite Committee page

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WCA Quartermaster Training

Training - Sunday, Mar 11th, 2018
Practicum - April 27th to 29th, 2018

Everything you need to know! For more information and registration link see our Campsite Committee page

Registration deadline March 2nd!

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OAL Tenting Training

Modules: Planning & Packing - Thur Mar 15th, 7 to 9 pm, BC Guide House
Tents & Tarps, Outdoor Kitchen & Cooking, Camp Activities & Program - Apr 21 at Woodward's Landing

For information and registration link see our Campsite Committee page

Further Questions! Email camping at wcacampingadviser@gmail.com

booksAwards and Bursaries - Deadlines are March 31, 2018 so don't delay. Opportunities for girls and Guiders!

Special note - the Elizabeth Rogers Music Scholarship for this year only will be $200 and it's one that everyone from Sparks to Rangers can apply for. Information and application forms are available on WCA Awards page

Chinatown Spring Festival Watch for us at the Vancouver Chinatown Spring Festival Parade in celebration of Lunar New Year on Sun, Feb 18, 2018.


Camp Olave Annual Spring Work Weekend!

Join us from April 6-8, 2018

Camp Olave depends on volunteers to get the camp ready for all the happy girls and Guiders! It is a big job.

Some of the things we do are cleaning, tents, landscaping and lots more.

Registration is mandatory! DEADLINE TO REGISTER: March 16, 2018

Registration form: click here

Questions?? see the Camp Olave website or contact Joan, Linda, and Valerie at campolavepr@gmail.com

Rendezvous 2018 - Rivers North Area - Purple Hearts Trefoil Guild

Come to Prince George June 1 - 3, 2018

A Celebration of Fun and Friendship

For information and application form see our Trefoil Guild page

Training from our WCA Training Committee

Exciting opportunities - such as DC training,Safe Guide, Jump Start, Unit Administration, Paperwork 101 for Yellow Activities and Quartermaster Training. Don't miss out.

For information and registration see our Training Website

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Sparks, Brownies, Guides and Pathfinders who attended the International Showcase may cover some program activities. For information on which ones click here.


WCA - Water Series

This Spring and Summer - An exciting series of water events! From canoes and kayaks to overnight and weekend trips and even a Water day for Sparks and Brownies.

Click here to see what our WCa Camping Committee have planned for you!

For more information anbout camping in WCA see our WCA Camping Committee page.

Outdoor Activity Leadership - Residential Training

Camp planning, Leading, Food and Nutrition and Camp Life - for new and inexperienced campers who have Safe Guide.

Four Modules, Camp Planning, Leading, Food and Nutrition and Camp Life begins Dec 2.

Online Registration Form:Click here

For more information anbout camping in WCA see our WCA Camping Committee page.

Brown Owl

Exciting news for the Nature House at Camp Olave
Volunteers are working hard to refurbish our Nature house, new paint, new floor and new displays. The Nature House is open for exploration now and Cupcake Grand Opening will be at 10:30 on Feb 24.

TREX - Outdoor adventure

For Pathfinders and Rangers aged 12 -18.
For girls already in a unit or who just want to join Trex. Questions? Email the Trex unit at 2ndwcatrex@gmail.com. Check out our Trex page

For more information anbout camping in WCA see our WCA Camping Committee page.

BIG camps at Camp Olave for Summer 2018!

Holidaze Aug 19 - 25, 2018 - Watch for more information!

Our WCA annual camp

Our theme last year was Celebration as we celebrated Holidaze's Sweet 16, Camp Olave's 90th Birthday and Canada's 150th birthday.
More fun in 2018. Watch the Holidaze website at http://campholidaze.weebly.com/

Photos also on our Facebook page.

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Amazing Arts July 15 - July 21, 2018

AA3 Hi Yu Win

All the fun of Camp Olave with an arts flair! For girls born in or before 2010. Come as a single, with some friends or as a patrol with your Guider.

Campers are needed!! Brownies, Guides Pathfinder and Rangers. Opportunities for Guiders too.

Information as well as Girl/Patrol and Guider applications are available on our Amazing Arts page

Questions, comments, volunteering? Email us amazingartsagain@gmail.com

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More Seaside Fun July 28 - August 4, 2018

MSF 2017 beach

Girls born in or before 2010 are invited to attend.

Girls may apply as groups but they may be split between sites to get the most out of this camping experience.

Look for applications on our More Seaside Fun page now.

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Our WCA Calendar of Events

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Make a difference in the life of a girl and rediscover the kid in you.

Join us now! Register anytime. Just go to Online Registration at the Girl Guides of Canada National website Online Registration system.

For more information call us at 1-800-565-8111 or email West Coast Area Girl Guides at info@westcoastarea.com . Visit our National website at www.girlguides.ca or the BC Girl Guides at www.bc-girlguides.org for information about Girl Guides.

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