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1st Amherst Brownie Unit

Everything she wants to be

Record #: TOA0010
Last Modified: 28 Apr 2022
Last Full Update: 28 Apr 2022


Located In Amherst
Where To Find Us
Heartz Hall - United Church
1 Ratchford St
Amherst, NS B4H 3Z5
Areas Served Amherst and Area


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Phone 1-877-564-6188
Contact Customer Care Team, Girl Guides of Canada

Description & Services

Information The hands-on Brownies program is all about encouraging girls to develop their own identity and positive relationships with others. Brownies gain confidence by learning skills that they can use in their daily lives and develop a commitment to their communities through service projects and special events. Programming covers safety and healthy choices, science and technology, the arts and eco-awareness and camping. 
Sample activities may include: 
• Learning about healthy friendships 
• Community service projects 
• Celebrating different cultures 
• Finding out how to use basic tools, like screwdrivers and hammers 
• Planning menus for healthy eating 
• Visiting an artist's studio 
• Planting an edible garden 
• Learning how to build and light a fire 
Units meet on a weekly basis- Thursday evenings, in person or virtual dependent on local public health guidelines.
Eligibility Ages: 7 year(s) - 8 year(s)