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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!!
Volunteer Thank You Event

Volunteer Thank You Event

In early September 2021 adult volunteers and members of the Trefoil Guild from Lambeth and Wandsworth came together to celebrate and say thank you to each other for the support and friendship that has been shared during the trying times of the last 18 months. The...

Virtual Volunteering

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

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...

Guiding during a pandemic

Guiding during a pandemic

8th Upper Tooting Brownies and Guides have been online and meeting outdoors during the pandemic. We started Zoom meetings for Guides after Easter with about half the unit participating, we completed Reflect 3 and Explore 4 Skills Builders and at their request...

Tora’s Laurel Award

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!

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...