1st Response Refresher

Thursday 4th July 2019 7-9pm

Telford South Division requested for a 1st Response Refresher training within their division and have some spaces available for others.

Training is taking place at Madeley Scout and Guide Hut, Church Street, Madeley, Telford. TF7 5BD

This is for anyone who has already completed the full 1st response course or equivalent, this is the 3 year refresher. Your last course must be no more than 3 years 6 months prior to this date.

Please book using the button below.

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Army Leadership Day for Senior Section and Guides

6th July

The Army, in conjunction with Girlguiding are offering a day of leadership activities linked to the Lead Skills Builder. We have secured a date in the County for 50 girls on a first come first served basis. They will open other days if there is a demand. The day will run from around 9.30 – 4.00 in Donnington Telford and will be free. We will ask for a £10 payment which will be refunded on the day as long as the participant attends. Please contact me to book places the consent form required by the army is attached. It would be useful if units that are offering this to their girls let me know, there is no requirement for a leader to attend from each unit there will be guide leaders on the day and girls can attend in small groups or on their own from the unit.

Consent Form

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County Campfire

22nd June

We will hold an all section event at Attingham from 10 – 3 on Saturday 22nd June. The theme will be 100 and will enable girls to complete activities to gain the Save The Children 100 badge. There will be lots of different activities to take part in. Costs £5 per girl and £1 per leader

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Baden Powell Award

12th - 13th July

Applications now being taken for the Baden Powell Award Adventure weekend, next date is 12th and 13th July and is the final adventure weekend due to the programme changes, is. You must have completed at least 8 out of 10 of your Award clauses by the time you attend your adventure weekend. We look forward to welcoming you on an adventure, Debbie and the BP Team.

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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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


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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