Behind the scenes at a national Brownie event

You pick up a lot of skills as a Guide leader. Team work, leadership skills, First Aid, various outdoors abilities, admin, improvisation, children skills, public singing – and event planning. I was involved in my biggest event yet last weekend. I’ve planned multiple district events for 50-100 people, some of them all on my own… More Behind the scenes at a national Brownie event

District Activity Day

Our local Guide district runs a volunteer shop, which manages to make a profit and every year, we put that profit back into the district by funding a day out. Usually it pays for a coach for a day trip somewhere – coaches being obscenely expensive but this year we put it towards an activity day… More District Activity Day