16th Harrow Brownies,Guides and Rangers
We are part of Girlguiding – a worldwide movement for girls and young women. It is the largest voluntary organisation in the UK for this group. We are open groups with girls from all faiths and cultures. All three groups meet on Friday evenings during school term times.
Girls take what they do in guiding with them as they grow up. Everything from working in a team, to taking the lead, to speaking out on issues they care about. It helps them develop the skills and confidence to become the young women they want to be. And to make a difference to the world around them.
You can register your daughters interest in Guiding either via the website https://www.girlguiding.org.uk or through the email addresses listed below.
Brownies is for girls aged 7-10 years old and they meet from 6-7:30pm. At present there are two qualified leaders and they are helped by two Rangers.
Brownies is about getting together to work on badges, learn new skills, play games and see friends. It's about trying adventurous activities and going along to special events, day trips, sleepovers, camps and holidays.
All Brownies are sure to try new things and take on a broad range of challenges as they explore the topics that sit within our six programme themes - Know Myself, Express Myself, Be Well, Have Adventures, Take Action and Skills For My Future.
Guides is for girls aged 10-14 years and they meet from 7.30-9.15pm. At present there three qualified leaders.
You’ll never be stuck for something to do in Guides. Whether you want to dedicate your time to exploring the outdoors, really focus on hobbies, or challenge yourself with something new, everyone can find something at Guides that suits them. Often the girls themselves plan the activities. Girls can work towards interest badges – about photography, geocaching, human rights and more, develop life skills with skills builders and work hard to earn unique awards like the Commonwealth award, the Guide Gold award and the six Theme awards, which will really help at school and later in life.
In addition each year there are fundraising activities, this year Girlguiding have been supporting MacMillan Nurses.
Guides have the opportunity to attend an annual summer camp and a winter weekend.
Rangers is the group for 14-18 year olds and they also meet from 730-9.15pm. There are two qualified leaders at present.
Rangers is a brilliant way to try new things, have fun and give something back to your community. Whether you're already a member, or are just starting out, we'll give you a host of opportunities to gain leadership skills, build a network of friends in your area and enhance your CV.
The girls are in charge of planning their own programme with activities such as evenings out, crafts, cooking, sports and much more.
They organise residential trips and sometimes join the Guides for residential trips.
Some of the girls are doing their Duke of Edinburgh Award and many help with local Rainbow and Brownie groups.