Remembrance 2017

Rainbows, Brownies, Guides and Senior Section, together with members of our local Scout Group, joined together to commemorate the lives lost in the World Wars. They looked very impressive in their smartest uniforms, each unit with a flag.  I wish I could show you a picture, but with so many people there from different units, I don’t know the photo permissions for them all! You’ll … Continue reading Remembrance 2017

Communication and Promises

On Wednesday we worked on our Communicator badge.  The Brownies chose some clauses to do, and so did the leaders. First, we learned the phonetic alphabet, and all tried to spell our names.  Mine is: Sierra November Oscar Whiskey Foxtrot Lima Alpha Kilo Echo. Then, we acted out a scene from a recent Brownie event, making sure to include five different types of body language … Continue reading Communication and Promises

A bit of a catch up

It’s been a little while since I posted, and I’ve done a lot.  We had a photo presentation evening to show the Guides and parents what we got up to in Switzerland. Not many parents came, but I think the Guides appreciated it.  Our Brownie plan for one week was rained off, so I thought quickly and decided to teach the girls some self defence. … Continue reading A bit of a catch up

Getting into the swing of things

It’s the low point of the Guiding year, for me.  Summer camp is over, and the autumn term has yet to begin.  What to do? … planning meetings, of course. For all we love girl-led Guiding, we know that realistically the Guides cannot plan the entire term for themselves.  So one evening this last week, three leaders sat around a table in a cafe, ate … Continue reading Getting into the swing of things