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].

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 ...

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 ...