Sing Ontario Sing!

 

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Welcome to Sing Ontario Sing for the 2017-2018 year! And Happy Canada 150!
We’re going again with the sesquicentennial theme for this one. Thankfully, the work I did to fill in the blog where I was lacking for the last crest will help on this one! And I’ll be working to try and update the rest I don’t know as usual.

CLICK HERE to be taken to the requirements for this years crest on the official Guides Ontario website. I’ve listed the song list below as it is divided on the website, and linked to the songs available here on My Virtual Songbook.

A part of this crest is also to name some fun Canadian facts, and so I also made a post with a bunch of fun facts. You can find it here.

What is Sing Ontario Sing!?

For those of you unfamiliar, Sing Ontario Sing is an annual challenge put out to Guides to learn and sing certain Guiding songs to meet that year’s theme and requirements. Each year, the challenge is decided and put together by an Ontario unit, who decides the songs to choose from, the theme, and the requirements that must be met by each branch of Guiding to earn the crest. Sometimes even the crest is designed by the unit!

This annual challenge is much loved by units all over Ontario and challenges girls to learn new songs other than the favourites they like to sing in their units all the time.

The Song List 2017-2018

 

Why is Canada Awesome?

Each person shares one or two words.

Opening Songs

This Little Guiding Light of Mine
Fire’s Burning
Light the Wood
Tall Trees
Sussex Campfire Song
As We Trek Along
Au clair de la lune
Winter Fire

Share a Canadian Fun Fact

Gathering Songs

They All Call It Canada
BC Camping Song
A Place to Stand (also called Ontario-ari-ari-o)
Something to Sing About
Rover
Come Together, Come and See

Share a Canadian Fun Fact

Round and Repeat Songs

Tree Song
Make New Friends
Oh How Lovely is the Evening
Ham and Eggs

Rowdy Silly Songs

Donkey Riding Song
Grey Squirrel (I know this as Brown Squirrel, they are essentially the same song)
My Bonnie

Silly Action Song

40 Years on an Iceberg (I know this as 40 DAYS on an Iceberg)
The Beaver Song
Big Buffalo
Pizza Hut
The Moose Song (I know this as Great Big Moose)
I’se The B’y

Share a Canadian Fun Fact

Slower Songs

Barges
NWT Guide Song
Spirit of the Sun
Whippoorwill

Reflective Songs

On My Honour
Land of the Silver Birch
Peace of the River
Farewell to Nova Scotia
Somewhere There’s a Forest

Closing Songs

Softly Falls
The Red River Valley
Time With You
The Loon Call

Happy singing and good luck!

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  1. If you click on the linked songs, it will take you to the words. Unfortunately, I don’t know all of the songs, but I’ve linked the ones I do know.

  2. Cool but really why no words

  3. Thanks so much for letting me know! I didn’t know they had released the new one. I’ll update it now!

  4. penny waddington

    The image of the crest is outdated. Please see guidesontario.org site for updated information.

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