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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.

Brownies on Christmas Holiday – Dec 2019

December 2, 2019

One of the highlights of life as a Brownie is without doubt the famous Brownie Holiday! The 3rd Spennymoor Brownies went on their 1st Brownie Holiday as a unit in April 2019 and enjoyed it so much they unanimously decided they would love to return to Camp House for a Christmas Crafts Weekend. Of course Linda ...

Leaders over the Pond! Oct – Nov 2019

November 10, 2019

During October and November a group of Leaders for Durham South headed out on a trip to tick off not one but two Girlguiding World Centres – Pax Lodge, London & Our Cabana, Mexico. On their travels to Mexico it seemed a shame to go all the way over the Atlantic and not detour to ...

Future Girl Acts 2019

October 6, 2019

From 30 September to 6 October 2019, members of Girlguiding tackled plastic pollution because in 2018 Future Girl identified that Girlguiding members were worried about the damage it’s causing to our planet and the animals we share it with. Girls and young women across Durham South became planet protectors as we want to make big change, ...

Activity Days for All Sections 2019

September 23, 2019

2019 has seen a change in style for our section activity days. We decided to use TCR the Hub at Barnard Castle to give the girls some adventures that they might never have had the chance to do before. The Rainbows had their day in May and enjoyed the delights of High Ropes, Archery, Kite ...

Barnard Castle Brownies Take Action Project

September 23, 2019

Barnard Castle and Startforth Brownies enjoyed evenings litter picking around the town. This was part of their Take Action Theme from the programme and gave the girls a chance to get out around the town and see how the environment could be improved. Some of the girls were so inspired they went away wanting to do ...