B1.3 More Brownie Fun

This meeting plan was shared with me by another Guider.

Program Connections:
  • Key to Brownies
    • 1. Making a Promise
    • 2. Getting to Know You
    • 3. Enrolling in Brownies
    • 4. Being a Brownie

Pre-meeting activity: owl colouring page with googly eyes (Brownie Promise) and toadstool colouring page (Brownie Law)

6:00-6:05 pm

  • Brownie opening song
  • Recite the Brownie Promise
  • Attendance/dues to be placed under the toadstool

6:05 – 6:10 pm

  • Practice the Brownie motto, sign and handshake

6:10-6:15 pm

6:15 - 6:20 pm

6:20– 6:25 pm

  • Discuss enrolment party and theme
  • 3B Decide what food to have and who’s going to bring it

6:25 – 6:35 pm

  • Practice run for enrolment party
    • The girl who is about to be enrolled is brought forward by a second-year Brownie, (usually her Circle Leader) to stand over a mirror (or other shiny surface). The leader turns the girl around several times as she says:
      Twist me and turn me and show me an elf;
      I look in the water and there see _________.

      The girl fills in the work “myself”.
    • Each girl should make the Brownie Promise at her enrolment.
    • Brown Owl: Do you know that if you make your Brownie Promise you must always do your best to carry it out?
    • New Brownie: Yes.
    • Brown Owl: Come to the toadstool and make your Promise as a Brownie.
    • New Brownie: (stands by the toadstool, makes the Brownie Sign)
      I promise to do my best, my beliefs and Canda.
      I will take action for a better world
      And respect the Brownie Law.
    • Brown Owl: (pins on the enrolment pin and circle emblem and welcomes her with the Brownie Handshake) You are now a Brownie of the _________ Brownie Unit. I trust you to do your best for the unit.

6:35 – 6:45 pm

  • 4D Find out about your Brownie circle and its special songs
    • Discuss each circle name/origin/song (*see circle sheets)
    • Divide girls into circles and complete worksheet

6:45 – 7:10 pm

7:10 – 7:25 pm

7:25 – 7:30 pm

  • Practice grand howl
  • 3C Practice your Brownie Promise with your family and friends.
  • Brownie closing song

Closing reminders – give invitations for enrolment ceremony to parents, remind girls to come in costume for Halloween party

Supplies needed for meeting

  • Brownie book
  • Toadstool
  • Owl
  • Circle bags
  • Pencils
  • Mirror
  • Invitation kits
  • Glue/adhesives
  • Brownie knot relay game
  • Fabric triangle x 3
  • Circle sheets
  • Toadstool coloring sheets
  • Owl coloring sheets
  • Googly eyes
  • Blanket
  • Crayons
  • Song sheet