Author: Ailyn Garley

Silver Boot Hike 2017 – Gisburn Guides B win the trophy!

13 teams of Guides and Scouts age 10 to 17 challenged themselves to complete the annual Clitheroe Scout and Girlguiding Ribble Valley Silver Boot hike. All teams started at and finished at Pendleton and had to navigate to five activity bases. At each base a challenge was waiting including cooking risotto, knotting, and even defusing a mock bomb. Points were awarded for the completion of the activity and teamwork. The experience of having to work together as a team, and the physically demands of the hike are a true challenge. Teams took between 7 and 9 hours to complete...

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“Be an Elf Yourself” challenge badge

We invite Girlguiding members from the UK and beyond to join us and “Be an Elf Yourself” with our Challenge badge!  It’s packed with food, craft, games, activities and other ideas for your meetings, and has lots of links to our Promise.  Badges are available at 75p each, complete with a sparkly bell on the Elf’s hat.  Contact us if you need any more information!  Follow this link for our challenge badge pack… Elf Challenge Version 2 08June...

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“Knotted Challenge” – badges for sale!

We are excited to launch the Knotted Challenge!  Not a knotter?  Not a problem!  This is suitable for experienced and novice knotters and has all sorts of activities suitable for Brownies and above.  Upcycling, edibles, crafts, games and more; badges are 75p and can be posted out to just about anywhere (furthest so far are to Australia).  Knotted Challenge V3...

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A Great Harwood youngster has become the first to complete all 57 badges for a local Brownies group. Fyske Whitehead, 10, is the first from the 4th Great Harwood Brownies unit to complete all 57 interest badges, as well as being the first in Accrington Division. The St Bartholomew’s pupil was awarded her final badge, Advanced Camper, after sleeping under a Big Top at Girlguiding Waddow Hall’s Magic and Mayhem weekend for Brownies. Fyske said: “I have really enjoyed working on all of my badges. I have travelled a lot over the last couple of years and so have...

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