Guiding Essentials News
Friday, April 05, 2019 - Wednesday, May 01, 2019
All Day

Leader short sleeved shirts are now back in stock.

Long sleeved formal shirts for young leaders are now available. Hoodies and polo shirts for young leaders are expected sometime in the autumn. Orders are being taken but we would recommend customers visit the shop and try garments on as sizing of the new Ranger uniform is generous.

Ready? Steady? Camp! Topstones County Campsite, Tilton Lane, Cold Newton, Nr Tilton, Leicester LE7 9FH
Friday, May 03, 2019 - Sunday, May 05, 2019
All Day

Ready? Steady? Camp! is a weekend camp at Topstones which will allow participants to prepare and plan for a large-scale camp with or without their leaders. The weekend will include lots of opportunities to learn new skills including menu planning and food preparation, being prepared for the unexpected camping disaster, or refreshing old skills ready for the camping season.

Who is it for?

Members of Girlguiding Leicestershire who are Rangers or young leaders, attending or planning on attending a large-scale camp (e.g. Charnwood, Megamix or similar) with or without their leaders. Leaders of units can also attend.


£25 per Ranger, young leader or leader of a unit.

What is included?

A badge, camping fees, practical short camping workshops, a barbecue and campfire on Saturday evening.

Important Notes

You will need to bring your own equipment including tents, camping and cooking equipment.

Meals are not included in the cost (excluding Saturday evening) 

Bookings now open and will close on 12 April 2019 (or until the event is full)

Application form here Please note, the second page has been left blank on purpose

Leaders Day Braunstone Civic Centre
Saturday, May 11, 2019
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

A day for all leaders to complete A Safe Space and 1st Response trainings, get help and advice on the new programme, DBS checks, LQ mentoring and e-learnings.

Commissioners from Blaby, Leicester West and Lutterworth will be available throughout the day.

Open to all leaders within the county.

Morning session begins at 9.30 - 12.30, Lunch 12.30 - 1.15, Afternoon session 1.15-3.15 (Safe Space level 3 finishes at 4.15)

Bookings here

Twycross sleepover for Brownies Twycross Zoo, Burton Road, Atherstone CV9 3PX
Saturday, May 18, 2019 - Sunday, May 19, 2019
All Day


This includes a badge, a day in the zoo on the Saturday, evening meal and breakfast, indoor overnight accommodation, soft play, cinema screening and education slot. 

Booking opens Friday 8 February 2019

Please note that no booking forms or cheques will be accepted before 9am on Friday 8 February 2019. 

Booking closes: Friday 29 March 2019 or until the event is full


Booking Form 


Springs @ Charnwood 2019 Cattows Farm, Heather
Monday, July 29, 2019 - Thursday, August 01, 2019
All Day

All young members are invited to an exciting day of activities at Leicestershire Scout and Guide International Camp - Monday 29 July until Thursday 1 August 2019.

All information and booking details can be found on the Charnwood website


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