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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.

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 Maggie Jones and Assistant County Commissioner is Sue Burton. 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.

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

 The Macmillan Challenge

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Girlguiding Midlands have partnered with Macmillan Cancer Support to help change the lives of those affected by cancer through social action. Just click on the button below to find out how you can get involved.

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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?

Midlands Region Singing Day

September 23, 2017 / 10:00 - 00:00

Some of us will be going to the Midland Region Singing Day on Saturday23rd September, in Droitwich 10am. Cost £6. You are welcome to join us for this even if you have never been to  the Birmingham Group Singing Session. Contact Astenning@blueyonder.co.uk or ruth_smithuk@yahoo.co.uk for more details and transport arrangements.

Learning to Lead Activity Day for Brownies and Guides

September 23, 2017 / 10:00 - 15:00 All Sections / Brownies / Guides / Leaders

Download Guide booking form here

Download Brownie booking form here

Mentoring Training

September 23, 2017 / 10:00 - 12:00 Boldmere Methodist Church, 104 Boldmere Road, Sutton Coldfield, B73 5UB

For current Mentors for Leaders-in-Training or people who would like to become a Mentor to a Leader-in-Training. Training session with Girlguiding Midlands Trainer, Helen Smith. Cost: £5 - is a justifiable expense from District or Division funds (please contact your local Commissioner).

Booking form available here



See flyer here


Young Leaders' Workshop

September 23, 2017 / 10:00 - 12:00 Boldmere Methodist Church, 104 Boldmere Road, Sutton Coldfield B73 5UB
All Sections / Leaders

Are you a Young Leader or would you like to become a Young Leader? 

Would you like to find out more about the Young Leader Qualification?

Did you know the Young Leader Qualification counts towards the Adult Leadership Qualification?

 

If you would like answers to these questions.....

 

Come along to a Young Leader's Workshop on

 

Saturday 23rd September 10am - 12 noon at

Boldmere Methodist Church, 104 Boldmere Road, 

Sutton Coldfield, B73 5UB

 

Your unit leader can come along to support if you wish or you are welcome to come alone.  Please bring your Young Leader book with you if you have one.

 

And it's FREE!!!!

 

Click on the link

 

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/young-leaders-workshop-tickets-37644305130

Singing Circle Meet-Up

September 23, 2017 / 10:30 - 15:30 The Sacred Heart Church Parish Hall, Worcester Road, Droitwich

Birmingham Singing Circle are meeting up with other singing groups from Midlands Region.