Who you gonna call?

In the Brownie Adventure book, there is an activity about who can help you with things. The activity as written is less exciting than it could be, so we adapted it slightly to make it more entertaining. The basic premise is, for each problem listed, decide who to call for help – should it be 999? We added some overly dramatic acting, including what the … Continue reading Who you gonna call?

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

PGL Holiday

Over half term, I spent a couple of days with the Guides at PGL.  For those who don’t know it, PGL is a chain of activity centres – climbing, archery, raft building, that sort of thing. This time, we took part in eight activities: giant swing, trapeze, zip wire, survival, crate stacking, fencing, climbing and aeroball. Here’s a random selection of photos for your enjoyment! … Continue reading PGL Holiday

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

Baden-Powell Cooking Evening

On Friday, two of my Guides ran the evening for me.  They are working on their Baden-Powell Award, the highest award you can get as a Guide. One of the clauses they have chosen to do is “Organise and run a Patrol cooking competition. You could provide ingredients and challenge the Patrols to produce dishes in a set time.” They split the Guides into three … Continue reading Baden-Powell Cooking Evening