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Welcome to Girlguiding Birmingham

Welcome to our wonderful, diverse, family of Girlguiding Birmingham,

a fabulous mix of cultures and religions, spanning the whole of

Birmingham from Kings Norton to Sutton Coldfield.

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Rainbows

Rainbows is all about developing self-confidence, building friendships,

learning new things and having fun. Girls get their hands dirty with arts and crafts,

trying out cooking and playing games. Rainbows is all about learning by doing.

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Brownies

Through regular meetings, special events, day trips, sleepovers,

camps and holidays, Brownies learn new hobbies, play music,

explore other cultures and get adventurous outdoors.

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Guides

By becoming part of a worldwide community of girls

who learn together and share skills and experiences, Guides

have the chance to get out there and do something really different.

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Senior Section

Members of The Senior Section can choose from a wide range of

unique and exciting opportunities, including travel in the UK and around

the world, volunteering with younger girls within Girlguiding as a

Mentor or Leader, and working towards valuable qualifications.

Get involved

If you want to register to volunteer or register your daughter to one of our sections, simply follow the link below to our registration site and fill in the simple forms.

Register Here

Welcome to Girlguiding Birmingham

Girlguiding Birmingham is one of eleven counties within the Girlguiding Midlands Region; comprising almost 5000 members in twelve Divisions (areas) across the county.

Our County Commissioner is Jayne Howle. Our headquarters building is Trefoil House, based in the city centre, not far from the Mailbox and a wonderful canal network, lined with restaurants, coffee bars, shops and within walking distance of the city centre and New Street Railway Station.

Book our properties

We have several great properties and campsites available for you to book. We have plenty to offer, including a meeting rooms for community groups, a Girlguiding-exclusive narrowboat and a campsite less than 10 miles from the city centre!

 

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For Girls 5 – 7

Rainbows are our youngest members, aged five to seven. Through a wide range of activities and games, Rainbows develop self-confidence, build friendships.

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For Girls 7 – 10

Any girl aged seven to ten can join Brownies. Brownies have fun! Their meetings are action-packed and full of games, activities and challenges.

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For Girls 10 – 14

Girls take part in a wide range of activities from adventure sports to fun games, and from taking part in community action projects to the performing arts.

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For Girls 14 – 26

There are a number of ways you can be involved and the opportunities are immense, from international volunteering to improving your CV.

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What’s Happening?

Handsworth Gangshow

February 20, 2018 / 00:00 The Cresent Theatre, Sheepcote Street, Brindleyplace, Birmingham, B16 8AE

Tame Valley District Scout Association and Perry Barr Guide Division present Handsworth Gangshow 2018.

All welcome. Nightly at 7.15, plus a Saturday Matinee at 2.30 pm.

More information and booking form available in the flyer.

Compulsory Safe Space Training - Level 3

February 23, 2018 / 18:30 - 21:30 Christ Church, Gillot Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham B16 0EZ

Girlguiding has now made Safe Space training compulsory for all volunteers and will need to be renewed every three years.

Unit helpers, assistant leaders, leaders in training and young leaders require level 1 and 2 training. Leaders, mentors, advisers, coordinators and leaders fulfilling the role of licence holder on a residential require level 3.

This is a level 3 training.

To book use the following Eventbrite link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/safe-space-level-3-training-tickets-41710235437

It costs £5 which is payable through the Eventbrite link. If this is not possible for you, please contact girlguidingbham@btconnect.com to arrange an alternative payment. The cost of the training is an acceptable use of unit/division/district funds and if you have any queries about claiming back the cost please contact your local commissioner.

We have more information about training on our blog.

Trefoil Guild Day

February 24, 2018 / 00:00

Leader selection for region international opportunities 2019

February 24, 2018 / 00:00 Midlands Region HQ, Ashby-de-la-Zouch

The event is organised by Girlguiding Midlands and is for leaders who are interested in being a leader on an international trip in 2019. The deadline for the event is 12 February 2018. More details are available on the Girlguiding Midlands website.

Find out more about other international opportunities on our blog.

Thinking Day Flag Raising and Treasure Hunt

February 25, 2018 / 09:45 - 15:30

Open to all sections.  Meet 9.45 am at Birmingham Council House.  Finishes 3.30 pm at Trefoil House.  Please wear uniform and bring a packed lunch.

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