The 2nd Ellesmere Brownies were treated to a fun-filled weekend with loads of enjoyable activities in and around the Lyneal Guide Centre. The brownies arrived at Lyneal Guide Centre where they settled in and later went on a torch walk to The Lazy Cow Cafe. The girls enjoyed a lovely dinner before taking part in an array of activities such as feeding the ponies, gently handing little chicks and dissecting owl pellets. The fun continued as they walked back to the Lyneal Guide Centre using their torchlight to find their way. At the Lyneal Guide Centre, the brownies made conker wreaths, aborigine painting, made up dress-up plays and much more creative activities. Their second day at the Guide Centre was no different from their arrival day. On their second day, the girls enjoyed face painting and taking part in an aviation challenge. They also went on a walk around the canal and Colemere, looking for insects and words of a safety sentence on a pre-laid trail. On arrival back to the Lyneal Guide Centre, the girls enjoyed a picnic lunch they prepared in the morning. They were then awarded badges before heading home with their parents packed with loads of exciting stories to share.
Church Stretton Brownies have been running for 100 years and held a celebration event where they dug up their time capsule from 25 years ago. It was a wonderful afternoon with many leaders past and present and finished with awards, cake and a badge!
Brownies from around the County enjoyed an afternoon of trampolining and climbing at Go Jumpin and Climbing the Walls in Shrewsbury. The Brownies proved they certainly had a head for heights whilst learning new skills and having lots of fun.
2nd Ellesmere Brownies would like to thank Tesco Ellesmere for allowing us to bag pack as superwomen for Mother’s Day. They raised money for cancer research and their own unit. At the end of the day they had raised an amazing £535!! Well done to you all.
This social action badge is in two sections, Shropshire cares is about being active in the community, maybe carol singing at an old peoples home or planting trees along the canal. Shropshire shares involves collecting and giving, this maybe toiletries for the Red Box Project, food for the foodbank or animal food for the cats and dogs home. Make your challenges as quirky as you want and don’t forget to share them on social media. These will allow units to take social action at all levels. Shropshire cares is about being active in the community and Shropshire shares allows you to collect and donate for a worthwhile cause – all of your girls choosing! Enjoy!!
The badges are in stock and available from the badge secretary.
Brownies completed the charities badge by having hearing dogs for the deaf visit. Writing thank you cards and organising a sponsored silence where they promoted the charity to friends and family. Raising a staggering £ 325.50.
Two girls from Baschurch have become the first in the county to earn the new Brownie Gold award – the highest award available for Brownie Guides.
Emma Weir, 9, and Emily Phimester, 8, from 1st Baschurch Brownies, were presented with their awards on Tuesday(15JAN) after completing a series of challenges which included running part of the weekly meeting.
Emma finished her award in December while Emily completed the award on Tuesday.(15 JAN)
2nd Whitchurch Rainbows, 6th Whitchurch Brownies and 1st Whitchurch Guides went to Greenfields Care home in Whitchurch to brighten up the residents Christmas with an evening of Christmas entertainment. The girls sang carols, read Christmas poems, played musical instruments and told Christmas jokes. The residents enjoyed the Rainbows, Brownies and Guides entertainment and joined in with the Christmas singing.
On their last meeting before Christmas 6th Whitchurch Brownies made Christmas hampers and delivered to elderly residents of the towns Almes houses to say Merry Christmas. Following delivering the hampers the Brownies enjoyed drinking hot chocolate and decorating gingerbread reindeer.
6th Whitchurch Brownies have received a card from the Duke and Duchess of Sussex after sending them a wedding card. The wedding card had a photograph of all the Brownies on holding cards spelling congratulations and decorated with hearts with a Girlguiding Royal Wedding badge.
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