1st Mount Isa Girls' Brigade

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Wednesdays 6pm
(during school terms)
FAQs
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Want to join GB in 2022?

It's not too late, you can join at any time of year! We meet on Wednesdays at 6pm at Mount Isa Baptist Church.


There is plenty of information on this page (be sure to check out our FAQs), if you have any more questions you can contact us on Facebook or by email.

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QUICK LINKS

FAQs (where, when, how to join)

Absence form (complete this if your daughter will be or has been absent from GB).

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What is Girls' Brigade about?

GB's vision is: Girls' lives transformed, God's world enriched.
Our aim is to: Help girls become followers of the Lord Jesus Christ and through self control, reverence and a sense of responsibility to find true enrichment of life.

Girls' Brigade has been operating around the world for over 125 years, and in Mount Isa for 50 years.

There are four groups in Girls’ Brigade; Cadets (4-8 years old), Juniors (7-11 years old), Seniors (10-14 years old) and Pioneers (13-18 years old). Girls are able to join the age appropriate group anytime once they have started school. The girls in each group work towards awards that are received at the end of each year. The awards involve girls completing achievements that focus on spiritual, educational, social and physical themes.

Want to know more?

Check out Girls' Brigade Queensland or Girls' Brigade Australia.

What do we do at GB?

We enjoy weekly devotions/bible studies, group games, skills-based activities, crafts, cooking and much more. Each age group works toward a number of "achievements" each year. Our achievements focus on the girls' educational, social and physical development, with the older girls also having the opportunity to develop leadership skills. Spiritual development is interwoven in to all aspects of our program.

From time-to-time the girls are given the opportunity to attend local company camps, sleeopvers or excursions. Pioneers (grades 9-12) have the chance to attend state and national camps and courses.

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Costs and Payment details


Enrolment fees

Term fees are $44 per term per child. Invoices will be sent to parents by email, payment can be made by direct deposit.


Uniform

The uniform consists of:

  • White blouse $49.50 (contact the Captain or click here to order)
  • Navy sash $11 (contact the Captain to order)
  • Navy skort (parents to source - from Kmart for example)
  • White Socks (parents to source)
  • Black Shoes (parents to source)


Payment details

Account Name: Mount Isa Baptist Church 1st Mount Isa Girls' Brigade

BSB: 704 -913

Account number: 100001026

Reference: Girls' name + invoice number.

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Safety

1st Mount Isa Girls' Brigade, in partnership with Mount Isa Baptist Church take safety very seriously. You can read more about our Safe Church Strategy here


Meet the team

Captain: Janette Lewis

Chaplain: Ps Timothy Grant

Leaders: Deneesha Prosser, Christie Jones

Helpers: Debbie Elmslie

Young Leaders: Jessica Knight, Kathleen Farrelly

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