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Guide Badge Day

Posted on May 6, 2018

Over 200 guides attended Guy’s Farm on Saturday 28th April challenging their survival skills across the wild Guy’s Farm estate. In order to achieve their ‘Survival Skills’ badge, Guides learnt about map reading, how to read a timetable, what was needed in a survival bag, how to make a shelter and gather water, and how to […]

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Black Forest, Germany 2019

Posted on April 24, 2018

Waterparks, waterfalls, forest hiking, ski fields, a high ropes course, fairy tales, Hansel and Gretel, Black Forest Gateau – an amazing experience no matter how you look at it! Explore for yourself the magical Black Forest area of Germany for 7 days of outdoor adventurous activities. During the trip Guides will have the opportunity to […]

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Future Girl

Posted on April 24, 2018

Girlguiding wants to give all young members the chance to share their ideas and think about how they can improve the world around them. Some units have already completed this badge with their Rainbows/Brownies/Guides/Rangers and have enthused about how girls and young women actively participate and feel passionately about how they will shape the future! […]

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‘Blooming Marvellous’

Posted on April 12, 2018

Guides from 1st Wheelton Guide Unit, 4th Chorley (St. Peter’s) Guide Unit and 2nd Chorley (St. George’s) Guide Unit will be featured on the BBC 2 programme, ‘Blooming Marvellous’ on Wednesday 2nd May at 6.30pm ! The Guide units will be featured with the community sensory garden at Chorley hospital where they have been working hard […]

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Opportunity To Join The Team For World Scout Jamboree 2019

Posted on August 15, 2016

Fancy a challenge in 2019?? The Scout Association are looking for Girlguiding members to join the team for the planning of the UK contingent to travel to West Virginia for the World Scout Jamboree. The next World Scout Jamboree will take place in the US in 2019. A WOSM event, WAGGGS MO members are invited to […]

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ICE Community Action Weekend At Waddow

Posted on August 15, 2016

Calling Guides age 11-13!! Fancy a taste of Community Action? Join with Guides from across the Region for a weekend of camping, increasing your global awareness and getting involved in some community action. Girls who are interested in taking it further will have the opportunity for travel on an International Community Project trip in the […]

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INTOPS Participant Application Process

Posted on April 26, 2016

Fancy taking part in an International Project?? Applications are now open for this year’s INTOPS selection day for participants. Girls should be aged 14-20 at time of travel in 2017. Our County has 3 places to fill and applications must go through Justine Greenwood, our International Advisor. The selection day takes place over the weekend […]

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Lots Of Fun Planned Across The County This Year!

Posted on April 20, 2016

Our outdoor activities team have been working hard and come up with a range of events to keep your Units busy over the coming months! Rainbows are invited to explore the grounds of Leighton Hall near Carnforth and discover a magical land of fairies. When? 9th July Where? Leighton Hall near Carnforth, just off J36 […]

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BP Weekend Info For Leaders

Posted on March 3, 2016

Following the appointment of our new Baden Powell Advisor please download and save these forms and guidance notes. Contact email for BP Weekends is lancsnwbaden-powell@hotmail.com BP Weekend Booking Form > Application to attend BP Challenge Weekend Guidance notes for Leaders > BP Notes for Guiders

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Wonderful, Wonderful, Copenhagen………

Posted on November 17, 2015

We are running an amazing trip to the Danish Capital City Copenhagen! This International opportunity takes place from 27th July to 1st August (depending on flights) and girls will take part in a Senior Section Centenary event in the city. This trip is open to girls aged 13 and over at time of travel. For […]

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Safe Space Training 2019

26th January- Guys Farm -Level 1+2 (1.30pm-4.30pm)   27th January – Guys Farm- Level 3 ( 1.30pm-4.30pm)   11th Feb – RHQ- Level 3 (6.30-9.30pm)   30th March- Samlesbury- Level 1+2, Level 3   23rd April- RHQ- Level 1+2 (6.30-9.30pm)   19th May- Lostock Hall Guide HQ- Level 1+2 (9.30am-12.30pm)   June- North Morecambe- Level […]

First Aid Training 2019

Saturday 26th January – Full course, Lostock Hall Guide Centre, 9am-3pm Sunday 27th January- Full course, Guys Farm Activity Centre, 1.00pm-7.00pm Tuesday 19th February- Refresher course, Lostock Hall Guide Centre, 6pm-9pm Saturday 30th March- Refresher course, County Skills and Knowledge Day, Samlesbury Sunday 28th April- Full and Refresher course, Lostock Hall Guide Centre, 9am-3pm Saturday […]

Memoirs Of County Weekend 2018

After arriving back home, unpacking my weekend bag and putting the kettle on, I sat down and reflected on the weekend that has just passed. I have only been to Waddow Hall three times, and only stayed overnight in the stables on one such occasion. This weekend provided the opportunity to explore the inside of […]

Guys Farm 30th Anniversary Badges 

We have some badges still for sale from our Pearl Anniversary event. One is the challenge badge and the other is the “Pearl in our eyes” anniversary badge, both priced at 60p. If you would like to purchase any, visit our gift shop next time your at Guys Farm or contact the shop manager – […]

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 […]

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