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Posted On April 26, 2015By RBSWebMasterIn

CHAT – Who are CHAT?

CHAT stands for County Help and Advice Team. CHAT is a team of enthusiastic, highly skilled and experienced Guiders who are willing to share their expertise for the benefit of the girls in the County. They support Guiders by providing womanpower, ideas and resources to run an entire unit meeting for one night.     The sessions are run on the following themes: Back to the Future – Guiding History and Traditions Outdoors In, Indoors Out – outdoor activites Guiding with Intent – camping skills The Shoe’s on the OtherRead More

Posted On April 26, 2015By RBSWebMasterIn

What is Thinking Day?

Thinking Day is one of the most significant dates in our guiding calendar. On this day, all members of the Guide association everywhere think of each other and of their commitment to international friendship and understanding. History of Thinking Day Each year on 22 February, Girl Guides and Girl Scouts all over the world celebrate World Thinking Day. World Thinking Day was first created in 1926 at the 4th Girl Guide/Girl Scout International Conference, held at Girl Scouts of the USA’s Camp Edith Macy. Conference attendees decided that there shouldRead More

Posted On April 26, 2015By RBSWebMasterIn

What is the Leaders Code of Conduct?

The following is an extract from the GirlGuiding UK leaflet – ‘A Safe Space: Girlguiding UK’s Approach to Safeguarding’ As a volunteer within Guiding, it is expected that the volunteer will always: respect everyone as an individual provide a good example of acceptable behaviour respect everyone’s right to personal privacy be available to listen and, if necessary, refer to more appropriate help be sensitive to other people’s likes and dislikes try to ensure that your actions cannot be misunderstood or cause offence and are acceptable within a relationship of trustRead More

Posted On April 26, 2015By RBSWebMasterIn

Who are the Leaders at 2nd Sedgefield Brownies?

The adults who run a Brownie Pack are called Leaders. They are unpaid volunteers who have completed Girlguiding UK training. They are usually helped by a team of other young women or adults, such as: a Unit Helper, who is an adult who regularly helps at our meetingsother adult helpers who are willing to help occasionally, these are usually parents of Brownies in our Pack a local Guide aged 11 years or over a Young Leader aged 14 years or over a young woman who is working towards a DukeRead More

Posted On April 26, 2015By RBSWebMasterIn

What Brownie Uniform is needed?

Girls can choose items from a range of comfortable and practical Brownie uniform. Gone are the days of brown dresses, now we have funky Brownie wear. Girls love wearing Brownie uniform – it gives them a sense of belonging. The uniform can be bought on-line or from a Guide shop, however, if you order the uniform through our Brownie Pack then we can get 10% off the cost. All you need to do is let Brown Owl know your order. We will order for you and the unifrom will beRead More

Posted On April 26, 2015By RBSWebMasterIn

How much does Brownies cost?

Subscriptions Brownie Packs charge ‘subs’ to cover costs like equipment and the hire of our meeting place. Subs are paid termly, on the first week of the term, and the cost is £25 per term. Census Each year, in February, Girlguiding UK conducts a census, when we count the number of members we have in the UK. At the same time, we collect an annual subscription, which must be paid by all members of our organisation. The census includes all girls in the unit who have attended more than oneRead More

Posted On April 26, 2015By RBSWebMasterIn

Who can become a Brownie?

Any girl ages 7 to 10 can become a Brownie. Girls who are younger (5 to 7 years) are Rainbows, and older girls (10 to 13 years) are Guides. Membership of Girlguiding is voluntary and is open to any girl or woman, regardless of faith, race, culture, nationality or any other circumstance. As a member of Girlguiding, we are a member of the largest voluntary organisation for girls and women in the country with over 575,000 members in the UK alone. There are similar organisations throughout the world and GirlguidingRead More

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