We are delighted to launch our unit transition resource, designed by a group of Queen's Guides candidates from around the South West region. They have created a girl-led resource to support young members as they move up through Guiding, with activities to help them reflect on their past, present and future as a Girlguiding member.
STEAM – Museum of the GWR, located in Swindon, Wiltshire, tells the story of the men and women who built, operated and travelled on the Great Western Railway. This railway network was designed by the great engineer, Isambard Kingdom Brunel.
We have put together an exciting challenge pack for you with activities suitable for all sections. The activities can be adapted to suit the circumstances of individual units.
This new water safety resource called ‘Mayday, Mayday’ focuses on four key safety messages and has been tailored so all sections of Girlguiding can use it!
We are delighted to partner with the RNLI to build members' confidence in and around the water.
The resource is available to download here, free of charge.
There is also a printer friendly version available to download here.
Badges are £1 (plus P&P) and can be purchased here.
This challenge has been designed for the public as part of The Big Help Out, to encourage people to volunteer within Girlguiding, whilst showcasing what Guiding is all about. It will demonstrate the wonderful opportunities that are available to our members.
This challenge is open to any adult who is not currently a member of Girlguiding. It is an opportunity for you to find out more about us, discover the fun we have in Girlguiding and see how you can support us in a variety of different ways. To complete your Tri-Guiding Challenge we are encouraging you to do three things to support your local Girlguiding groups.
We have created this wonderful Day with Tigers Challenge Pack. This can be used if you are attending the Day/Night with the Tigers events, at any Zoo, or in your unit meetings.
Explore the different areas of the world and the animals who live there, learn about the endangered species and have fun doing different activities indoors and outdoors.
This challenge pack promotes diversity and inclusion, and encourages girls to think about others and the differences between us all. It highlights some physical and mental issues that people may face, and how to adapt to ensure they are given equal opportunities. It looks at communication methods, sensory and medical needs, and the impact of different backgrounds and cultures.
From small acorns to giant oaks!
The Trefoil Guild 80th Anniversary Challenge has been created for everyone to enjoy, from Rainbows to members of Trefoil. The challenge pack is available to download here. Once you have completed the challenges then you can order your badge from girlguidingshop.co.uk or your local trading outlet.
Our new region challenge is inviting you to SHARE all the wonderful things you do in Girlguiding! We want you to Shout out about the amazing things you do with your units, share lots of Happy news stories, Advertise your unit, Reach out to your community and Encourage new members to join us.
Click here to download the Challenge 31 Resource with details of all 31 daily challenges which featured on our social media platforms during August 2020.
Click here to download the sheet for recording your completed daily challenges.
Click here to download the Gold, Silver and Bronze certificates to accompany Challenge 31.
Click here to order your badge!
The Senior Section Centenary Challenge was created by Senior Section Members from within the Region to celebrate their 100th birthday in 2016. The Challenge contains activities for all Sections and is available as a free download.
The badge is available from the Region's online shop at a discounted price of 50p plus postage and packing, but these are soon to be discontinued so don't delay, buy today - click here !
Download the Cookafun Challenges free of charge!
Click on the links below to download the various quizzes, games and activity sheets which accompany the H2O 4 Life Resource Activity Pack.
Girlguiding South West England were proud to enter a team in the Rolex Fastnet Race in 2015. To mark this historic event we created The 2015 Fastnet Challenge which includes activities for all Sections ranging from singing sea shanties, to long distance walking, to cooking, to learning more about nautical history as you travel from Cowes on the Isle of Wight, to Ireland, to the Fastnet Rock and finally to Plymouth.
The Challenge sheet can be downloaded onto two sheets of A4 paper. Click here.