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

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

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