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Posted On April 26, 2015By RBSWebMasterIn

What is Thinking Day?

22nd February is an important date 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.Read More

Posted On April 26, 2015By RBSWebMasterIn

Who are the Leaders at 2nd Sedgefield Brownies?

Our volunteers 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 towardsRead More

Posted On April 26, 2015By RBSWebMasterIn

What Brownie Uniform is needed?

There are quite a few options. . . 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. You can see all the uniform on the Girlguiding online shop, here. Our Brownies have a mixture, some prefer shorts, others leggings; some short sleeved t-shirts, others long sleeved.  It really is up to you.  Almost all of our Brownies have a hoodieRead More

Posted On April 26, 2015By RBSWebMasterIn

How much does Brownies cost?

Subscriptions (Subs) Brownie packs charge ‘subs’ to cover costs like equipment (for all the wonderful crafts and activities they do) and the hire of their meeting place. Subs are paid: Termly, on the first week of the term Cost £25 per term Census Each year Girlguiding collects an annual subscription from every member, we call this ‘census’ and helps to run guiding both nationally and in local areas.  The money collected covers necessary running costs and ensures that we meet the needs of our girls at all times. It finances:Read More

Posted On April 26, 2015By RBSWebMasterIn

Who can become a Brownie?

Any girl aged 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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