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Girlguiding London South West County Blog

Our blog is full of stories about what our members get up to in their Guiding lives!!

Virtual Volunteering

Girlguiding was a huge part of my life; from starting Rainbows at 5 to being a Young Leader at 18. I learnt new skills, made friends and had opportunities and experiences that normally a working-class girl can only dream of. As an adult I knew I wanted to be part of...

Egg-Ventures Virtual Sleepover

We started off our amazing sleepover at 5pm where we took the boiled egg (from our resource pack) as well as a variety of felt tips which we used to decorate and create our egg characters (I designed Totoro with No-face’s mask on). We decorated our boiled eggs before...

Tora’s Laurel Award

We are delighted that Tora Shand has been awarded her Laurel Award at Heyswood on 11th March 2017. Tora was joined by many Guiding friends for an afternoon tea and presentation, and the weather shone brightly so we also enjoyed the grounds at Heyswood and relived some...

Camp of ice and sun!

8th Upper Tooting and 5th Balham Guides had a lovely 2 night camp over May bank holiday with a bit of all weathers, except rain! Each morning we woke to find ice on our tents, but by the time breakfast was served, the sun was creeping across The Shaws Campsite towards...