Training Weekend – Squills 2018

17th - 18th November 2018

We are pleased to offer a wide range of sessions for our Squills weekend and you can book now by following the link. Sessions available are

  • 1st Response Full Course and Refresher
  • Safe Space – all Levels
  • Mentor training
  • Programme training for LQ candidates and those who want more a in-depth look at the new programme
  • Going Away With training
  • Water Safety for Walking Qualifications

Where sessions are offered on both days, we will not run the course twice if bookings are 6 or less, so please choose the session you prefer, but keep the other option free.

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BP Adventure Weekend

17th - 18th November 2018

The next BP Adventure Weekend is 17-18th Nov 2018.

If you’re a Guide who has completed at least 8 out of 10 of your BP clauses kindly return the completed form ASAP and further details will be sent to you. Cost £45.

Application Form

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The National Scout & Guide Symphony Orchestra and Concert Band

Applications for the 2019 NSGSO and NSGCB course are now open. Applications for both the Orchestra and the Concert Band  are being taken. The course and concerts are based in Stourbridge, West Midlands and runs from Sunday 28 July – Sunday 4 August 2019.
The closing date for applications is midnight on Saturday 15 December.

The NSGSO and NSGCB meets every year for a fantastic week’s course of music and social activities led by 2 conductors and 12 professional tutors, and hosted by 8 staff members. Members are housed in single and small dormitories with common areas and rehearsal venues for all; all food is provided. During the week the Concert Band will perform 2 concerts in the community and also their main Saturday lunch time concert on 3rd August. They will also have the opportunity to take part in two concerts with the Orchestra as guest artistes. For the Orchestra the week will culminate in two evening concerts in Birmingham on Friday 2nd and Saturday 3rd August with the Concert Band as guest artists. Both the Orchestra and the Concert Band will also play a joint piece together at the Friday and Saturday evening concerts. To see for yourself what the course involves watch our short promotional film  NSGSO Promotional Video.

To apply for the 2019 NSGSO or NSGCB Course and to find out lots more detail go to apply.nsgso.com
For the Orchestra all applicants must be:
– A Member of the The Scout Association or Girlguiding.
– Aged 13-25 by 31 August 2019
– Proficient player of a least one orchestral instrument (Grade 5 or above)
Please note: String players who are Grade 4 may be accepted under certain circumstances.

For the Concert Band all applicants must be:
– A Member of the The Scout Association or Girlguiding.
– Aged 12-25 by 31 August 2019
– Proficient player of a least one concert band instrument (Grade 4 or above)
Details of all instruments are on the website at apply.nsgso.com
Please note: Applicants between the ages of 26-30 will be considered in the event that a section is under-subscribed.

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Mexico 2020

Do you want to visit a World Centre? Shropshire are looking to book a visit to Our Cabana in 2020. If you think you might be interested and want to know more contact

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Inspire

24 November 2018

Girlguiding Midlands are looking for you if you are an active member aged 18 years or over and 35 years or under on 24 November 2018. 

INSPIRE 2018 will be an exciting fun-filled one day event where you will be able to find out what else is out there in the amazing world of guiding!  There are so many opportunties available to you, no matter what your interests are, your previous experience, your future goals or how much time you have available each week.  Whatever stage you’re at in your guiding journey.  It will be a day of development for all, with a flexible programme that will be relevant to everyone that attends, no matter what your previous level of experience.

If this sounds like something you would be interested in then please visit our Events section of the Girlguiding Midlands Website for more details

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Megamix 2019 Camp Event

10-14th August 2019

The Region camp for Guides and Senior Section at Beaudesert will open for bookings on 3rd September please see the Girlguiding Midlands website for further details. This promises to be an event not to be missed!!

 

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International Opportunities

2018-19

There are lots of opportunities available to members of Girlguiding to get involved with international trips. Attached is the booklet with information on each trip, all of which are running in 2018-19.

If any of the trips take your fancy, please fill out {this form} and send back to Sally Rhodes, our county International Adviser.

international Opportunities Booklet

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