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What’s Been Happening

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 [email protected].

Brownie Fest – A long-awaited Brownie Holiday!

November 1, 2021

The day finally came for Jessica and the girls of 2nd Chester-Le-Street Brownies to go on the long awaited ‘Brownie Fest’ Holiday. Many girls were so excited, they got their parents up at 5am! Months of planning and organising by Jess ensured that everything was sorted, from the decoration of the building to little gifts for ...

Busy Rainbow, Harriette, earns interest badges

October 27, 2021

Harriette has been a busy Rainbow completing her nature badge and drawing badge. For her Nature badge, Harriette has been on a nature walk to collect leaves from lots of different trees and has started to grow some plants. For her Drawing badge, she spent time exploring colouring in. Her artistic skills are amazing she completed ...

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 ...