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If you have been to an event with Girlguiding Durham South County or have done something you’d like us to hear about, send some photos and a short article on what you got up to, to info@girlguidingdurhamsouth.org.uk.

Up, Up and Away at East Shotton

October 5, 2021

What a great day was had! St Helen Auckland and 4th Shildon St John’s Rainbows and Brownies had a great day on Saturday 25th September, up at the Guiding Camp Site at East Shotton near Raby Castle. The weather was good for the day, we got away without getting wet and the views from the Barn are, as ...

Chester-Le-Street’s last ever Baden Powell Award!

October 4, 2021

Alicia has worked so hard to complete her Baden Powell Award, the highest award that can be achieved by a Guide. Alicia challenged herself to try new activities, she even had an adventure representing North East England Girlguiding on their ICE (International Community Experience) trip. Alicia is the last to ever achieve this award in Chester-Le-Street ...

Brownie Badge Full House

October 4, 2021

Mia from 2nd Chester-Le-Street Brownies has been working hard this year to complete ALL of her Brownie interest badges. There are a total of 18 Brownie interest badges covering a wide range of topics, from Archaeology and Performing to Speaking out and Inventing! Mia challenged herself to do activities that she wouldn’t normally do, joining salsa classes ...

Artistic Isobel earns her Silver Award

September 27, 2021

Isobel from 2nd Chester-Le-Street Brownies has been challenging herself this term to complete some Brownie badges. Isobel has been working on her Collecting badge, she went on a local beach and collected sea glass. Isobel then took her sea glass and made it into a beautiful piece of artwork that is going to be proudly ...

Back into the swing of things!

September 26, 2021

The 6th Chester-Le-Street Rainbows are back into Guiding full swing. The girls are wearing their uniforms with pride again! They are enjoying seeing all their friends at Rainbows and making new friends too! We started off the term doing our Feel Good skills builder. Last week the girls made decorated hands with all of their favourite ...