Girl Guide Badge Day 2023

Guides (Ages 9-11) are invited to the University of Waterloo to earn a badge awarded by Ontario Network of Women in Engineering (ONWIE). Complete all the requirements through fun and interactive activity stations led by university students and staff. In addition to completing the badge requirements, the guides will also engage with inspiring mentors who demystify the university experience and technology careers.


We have reached capacity for this event. To be added to the waitlist in case spots open up for your unit, please email

Guiders will be invited to register their Guide Units for this exciting day. All participants must have a Permission Form (pdf) completed in order to participate in the program

*Note: Only Girl Guide Unit Leaders can submit unit registration forms. If you are a parent who is interested in the event, please ask your local Girl Guide group for more information. 

Date: Saturday, December 9th, 2023

Time: 9am-2pm. Sign in opens at 8:30am.

Location: University of Waterloo Engineering 7 -

Where to Park: Participants can park in the Q Lot which is accessible from Columbia and Philip St. Parking will cost $5 for the day.

What to expect (example schedule-subject to slight changes)

8:30am-9:15pm     Check-in
Please bring all permission forms (one per participant). 

Opening Remarks


First Station
At each station, guides will explore different STEM skills. A detailed schedule will be provide to each unit on the day-of. 

10:30am-11:20am Second Station
11:30am-12:20pm Third Station
12:30pm-1:20pm Lunch
1:30pm-2:00pm Closing Remarks
Badges will be handed out to the guides and Q & A with current Undergraduate female students