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Morecambe

Division Commissioner:  Karen Hine

Morecambe Division lies at the top end of Lancashire North West, serving Heysham in the South to Silverdale in the North. The scenery is spectacular with coastline along the western edge of our Division and impressive views across Morecambe Bay to the Lake District Fells. Silverdale sits within a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty which includes Leighton Moss – an RSPB reserve. Lancaster Canal also runs through Lower Lunesdale District offering pleasant walks.

Our Division is made up of three Districts – Heysham, Morecambe and Lower Lunesdale (covering Slyne with Hest, Bolton le Sands, Carnforth, Nether Kellet, Warton and Silverdale). Along with Units for girls, from Rainbows through to Senior Section, we also have two Trefoil Guild Units. Our Trefoil Guild colleagues like to join us in our Division and District events sharing their skills and knowledge.

Outdoor activities are a very important part of Guiding – including camping and residential holidays. We are very lucky to have Silver Sapling camp site in our Division. It is situated close to Silverdale and can is used for camping or day events. Several Units use the site for evening cook-outs in summer. We are also able to make good use of Guy’s Farm, just south of Lancaster, which provides indoor accommodation, camping facilities and outdoor activities such as abseiling and archery.

Like all Divisions we are always looking to increase our team of adult helpers so that we can continue to provide a wide range of opportunities for the girls in our Units. Come and join us in Morecambe Division and be part of our friendly team.

Latest Morecambe News

Black Forest International Trip

Guides will be staying in the jugendherberge youth hostel Titisee on a full board basis. Flights from Manchester to Basel Mullhouse Airport and private coach transfer between the airport and the youth hostel are all included within the cost. Spaces are limited so please do not miss out on this fantastic trip. The holiday is […]

Revolting Women

At the Gaskell Hall in Silverdale we are hosting the Mikron Touring Theatre on Sat 13th Oct with their production of “Revolting Women.”   Revolting Women tells the Suffrage story through the eyes of a less well-known Pankhurst, Sylvia, who fought for the vote alongside working women in the East End. Sylvia meets Lettie and together […]

All The Fun Of The Fair

Calling all Rainbows and Brownies! Lancashire North West has organised a Rainbow and Brownie event at Gulliver’s World. For £20 including transport and a badge, your Rainbow/Brownie can spend the day at Gulliver’s world with her friends. Please click here to print the form and return to your Rainbow or Brownie leader.

Derham Cup

On Saturday 29thth September 10-4.30pm, Guide leaders can put forward teams of up to 6 girls of mixed ages between 10-15 years old to compete for the Derham Cup at Guy’s Farm. £10 for the day including snacks, drinks, lunch and tea before leaving for home. £20 as above but includes hot supper, sleepover and […]

Motivate!

Saturday 29 September – Lancashire East – Venue: Waddow Hall 9.30am-4.00pm- places still available   Motivate is free to anyone who signs up and wants to attend. The training is just the beginning of this exciting project. Travel costs will be reimbursed after attending the training. You can find more information about Motivate by clicking […]

President’s Cup 2018

This year the presidents cup is a photograph competition. I would like to see a photograph of something you did last term in Rainbows that you really enjoyed. What was your favourite activity that you did? Hopefully someone took a photo of this and you can send it in to the competition. If not, maybe […]

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