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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

Camp Olave 90th

Camp Olave is 90 years old

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

Brownies at the Cannery

28th Burnaby Brownies
Gulf of Georgia Cannery

paper dolls

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.

Holly tea

Holly Tea 2017

The classic Christmas tea and Fair - Sat, Nov 25
Crafts, games, silent auction, goodies and tea!

For an information poster click here

Trefoil Fair

Annual Christmas Fair 2017

Trefoil Annual Christmas Fair - Sat, Dec 2
Gifts, crafts, home baking, treasures, goodies and tea.

For an information poster click here

Showcase 2018

WCA International Showcase 2018 - Sunday, Jan 28, 2018 - 1pm-5pm

Grab our passport at the door and travel the world.

All participants will receive a unique custom event crest.

For an information poster click here

For Registration, an SG.1 and SG.2 click here

WCA: International Showcase Country Booth Volunteers Needed

Do you like to travel and explore other cultures? Share your passion for travel, other cultures and all things international with others at the WCA International Showcase! We are looking for volunteers to run booths about different countries with information about their choosen country and an activity and either a craft or food sample from that country. All volunteers will receive an event crest.

  • When: Sunday, January 28th, 2018 from 1 to 5 pm
  • Where: Croatian Cultural Centre, 3250 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
  • Who: Sparks, Brownies, Guides, Rangers & Adults
  • Cost: 2 free event tickets per booth. Additional volunteers pay the $15 per participant fee

Countries already selected: Ecuador, New Zealand, Japan & Greece
Registration deadline Jan 12
Booth Registration Form click here


Save the Date: 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. We will be closed until after the new year and have a grand reopening in time for Thinking Day.

The Guider Getaway - This time a one day introduction to the Hollyburn Girl Guide Chalet, hints, tips and training - Oct 16 or Nov 26 for one day only.

For Registration click here

For more about our Girl Guide Chalet on Hollyburn Mountain click here

Training from our WCA Training Committee

Exciting opportunities - 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

roundup Round Up is coming - January 13 and 14, 2018 wirh sixteen different choices!
For information and registration see our Training Website

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.

WCA recent events

Iron Chef 2017

A great team cooking event and a lot of fun too!

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BIG camps last summer!

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 on the Holidaze website at http://campholidaze.weebly.com/

Photos also on our Facebook page.

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More Seaside Fun - Watch for us again next summer.

More Seaside Fun 2016

Always a great time at wonderful Camp Olave.

More Seaside Fun offers archery, swimming, games, campfires, singing, canoes, crafts, fun and friendship. For More Seaside Fun or Camp Olave click on our More Seaside Fun page.

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Soar 2017

Smithers, BC - Spirit of Adventure Rendezvous 2017

West Coast Area girls and Guiders had a wonderful time at Soar 2017 - Twenty Guide/Pathfinder patrols and 3 full and 2 half patrols of Rangers.

Here we have WCA girls settling in (each subcamp has its own colour hat), a WCA patrol boarding the plane for camp and some of our Guiders working hard! Vicki, Toki, Josephine and Sarah

WCA settling in WCA Burnaby patrol heading out WCA Guiders at work

Soar is over now and our girls and Guiders are home. Memories of new and old friends, songs, outings, hikes, crafs, camping and adventures of all sorts will last in our minds. Thank you to the town of Smithers, all our Guiders, parents, merchants and volunteers for making this wonderful camp possible.

Sparks & Brownies - Just Gotta Camp - Sparks and Brownies May 12 - 13, 2017

For WCA Camping see our Camping Committee Page

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Trefoil Guilds Rendezvous 2017

WCA Trefoil Guild Rendezvous 2017

Trefoil Guild members from around BC gathered in Richmond for a wonderful Rendezvous 2017. Thank you to all the WCA Trefoil Guilds for a job well done! Thank you too to all of WCA.
Trefoil Guild page.

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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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