Karen Leader of a Senior Section Unit and Duke of Edinburgh Advisor During the Summer months 20 members of Girlguiding Birmingham completed practice and assessed expeditions for their Duke of Edinburgh Award at bronze, silver and gold levels. At bronze level, 10 girls walked a total of 24 kms over 2 days for their
Sophie Member of The Senior Section After a couple of training weekends and a few months planning, I and the rest of my Duke of Edinburgh group completed our Gold practice expedition. Some inquisitive cows! In August, the six of us travelled to Snowdonia, Wales before starting four days of map reading, hiking and camping.
On a rather chilly Friday evening at the end of January myself and over 20 other Guides, Senior Section and leaders from across Birmingham county gathered to begin a residential weekend filled with training sessions to equip us for the start of our DofE journey, led by Gilrguiding Birmingham’s Duke of