Author: Ailyn Garley

“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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Rural Revels

  39 members of Girlguiding Ribble Valley attended a day of Rural Revels at the Coniston Estate, Coniston Cold. The girls, Guides (aged 10 – 14) and members of The Senior Section (aged 14 – 26) took part in clay pigeon shooting, bush craft and falconry. For many of the young people it was the first time they had fired a gun or held a bird. Harriet Smith, age 10, from Clitheroe said, “I loved everything about Rural Revels, but if I had to choose, my favourite thing was falconry.” The event was supported by BASC (British Association of...

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