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Adventur e Made

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2016 events at Girlguiding Activity Centres www.girlguiding.org.uk/activitycentres

Registered charity number 306016.

Registered charity number 306016


Girlguiding’s Activity Centres Want to get more adventure in your life? Need a meeting or training venue? Looking for somewhere to camp with your unit? Our Activity Centres provide all this and more. Whether you are planning a small camp or a large-scale event, organising a training or sleepover, or simply need a base for your explorations, our centres are sure to be able to fulfil your requirements and our staff will work with you to meet your individual needs. We also offer pre-organised events throughout the year for all age groups, and a wide range of volunteering opportunities! Read on to find out more.

Waddow Hall

On-site activities for all ages and abilities.  Campsites: 8  Bedrooms: 29  Self-catering buildings: 6  Acres: 178

Waddow Hall, BB7 3LD Tel: 01200 423186 Email: waddow@girlguiding.org.uk www.waddow.org.uk

On-site activities for all ages and abilities.  Campsites: 15  Bedrooms: 28  Self-catering buildings: 3  Acres: 65

Foxlease

Foxlease, SO43 7DE Tel: 023 8028 2638 Email: foxlease@girlguiding.org.uk www.foxlease.org.uk

On- and off-site activities and challenges available.  Sleeps: 30  Badge days  Girl events  raining venue T

ICANDO

ICANDO, SW1W 0PT Tel: 020 7592 1818 Email: icando@girlguiding.org.uk www.icando.org.uk

Blackland Farm On-site activities for all ages and abilities.  Campsites: 39  Self-catering buildings: 4  Acres: 122

All prices and event details are correct as of July 2015.

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Blackland Farm, RH19 4HP Tel: 01342 810493 Email: blackland@girlguiding.org.uk www.blacklandfarm.org.uk


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All our centres offer a range of opportunities if you are working on your Queen’s Guide Award: volunteering, work placements, acting as a base for your exploration or a great place to celebrate your success. Get in touch to find out more!

Our centres are approved activity providers so are perfect venues for your Duke of Edinburgh’s Award requirements. Check out our event lists for specific residentials.

Celebration time! If you’re planning a special event for your County, Division or District, or want a Christmas party with a difference, what better than a delicious meal in one of our beautiful settings? Foxlease Summer lunches Arrive to a fruit punch reception before enjoying your meal. Two-course meal £17.50* per person Three-course meal £22.50* per person Buffet £12.50* per person Afternoon tea £7.50* per person

Waddow Hall Summer lunches Whatever the weather, come and enjoy a taste of summer. Two-course meal £15* per person Three-course meal £20* per person Buffet £15* per person Afternoon tea £6.75* per person

Christmas meals Enjoy a glass of mulled wine and time to mingle before you eat. Two-course meal £21* per person Three-course meal £27* per person Buffet £15* per person

Christmas meals Get into the festive spirit with great food, friends and fun! Two-course meal £18.50* per person Three-course meal £22.50* per person

Meal packages are for a maximum of 40 people.

* All prices exclude VAT.

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Baden-Powell Adventures The Baden-Powell Challenge Award is the ultimate achievement for Guides. In order to complete the Award a Guide needs to take part in a Baden-Powell Adventure – a chance for her to try something new and celebrate the completion of her Award with her fellow Guides. For a Guide to attend one of these Adventures, her Leader will need to approve her application and the Guide must show that she has nearly completed all ten Challenge clauses. Who can go? Guides without their Leaders Blackland Farm When? 11 to 12 March, 12 to 13 March, 8 to 9 July, 9 to 10 July, 25 to 26 November Cost? £75 per girl

Foxlease When? 8 to 10 January, 15 to 17 April, 24 to 26 June, 23 to 25 September, 11 to 13 November Cost? £95 per girl

DIY events Got your own event ideas? Use our sites and create your own! All our centres offer the option to hire the facilities and run your own event. Get in touch with your chosen centre to find out more.

ICANDO When? 15 to 17 January, 5 to 7 February, 11 to 13 March, 6 to 8 April, 15 to 17 April, 20 to 22 May, 17 to 19 June, 15 to 17 July, 16 to 18 August, 23 to 25 September, 7 to 9 October, 25 to 27 November, 9 to 11 December Cost? £75 per girl

Waddow Hall When? 12 to 14 February, 8 to 10 April, 3 to 5 June, 16 to 18 September Cost? £95 per girl

To book, please visit the relevant centre website and complete an application form.

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Blackland Farm

Blackland Farm In the glorious Sussex countryside

Self-catering, camping or tented village

Day visits, overnights or longer stays

Equipment available for hire

Activities for all ages and abilities

Blackland Farm offers a wide range of instructor-led and self-led activities for both day and residential visitors. On the ground Aeroball Archery Assault course Bouldering wall Grass sledges Low ropes Nightline Orienteering Team building Trails Tunnels

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Head for heights Abseiling Bungee trampolines Climbing walls Crate challenge Perch Rock climbing Zip wire

Camps of all sizes, from 5 to 3,000 people

On the water Kayaking Open canoeing Swimming Evening activities Campfire Nature walk

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KEY Rainbows Brownies Guides The Senior Section **One Leader per section ratio goes free. Additional adults are charged at £5 per person.

*Unless otherwise stated, all events are for girls and their Leaders. Going Away With Licences are not required. Theme Day: A full day of themed activities, 10am to 4pm. Theme Weekend: A full weekend of activities from 6.30pm on Friday to 3pm on Sunday. Badge Day: Complete a day’s challenges to be awarded your badge. 10am to 4pm.

Date

Event

Event type

24 January 2016

Big Garden Birdwatch 2016

Theme Day

£20 per girl**

Theme Day

£20 per girl**

20 March 2016 22–24 April 2016

4 June 2016 5 June 2016

11–12 June 2016

12 June 2016 6 August 2016 2–4 September 2016 10 September 2016

Learn more about birds and wildlife while taking part in the annual RSPB event.

Scatter and Splatter Explore our site, splash in puddles, get muddy and enjoy the outdoors.

The Senior Section Permit Plan your own Spectacular celebration and complete The Senior Section Permit. We’ll provide an adult on site and a tester, and you do the rest. More information on page 19.

Wet and Wild Part One

Theme Weekend

(girls without their Leaders)

Game for Adventure

Badge Day

£20 per girl**

Theme Day

£30/£55 per person

A fantastic big-top adventure for Rainbows and Brownies. A flexible event with the choice of an overnight stay. More information on page 11.

Magic and Mayhem – The Afterparty

Theme Day (girls without their Leaders)

Volunteer at the event and then enjoy your own party the next day. More information on page 11. Get Sporty! Celebrate sport, learn about Brazilian culture and gain a special badge.

Theme Day

Survival Extreme!

Theme Weekend

The ultimate test of your survival skills. More information on page 19.

Wet and Wild Part Two

Game for Wet Adventures

17 September 2016

Celebrate excellence and overcoming barriers in sport.

Sporting Barriers

Brownies Get Lost! Work on your navigational skills and escape our maze to gain your Finding your way badge.

£10/£15 per person £20 per girl**

(girls without their Leaders)

£75 per person

Badge Day

£20 per girl**

Badge Day

£20 per girl**

Theme Day

£20 per girl**

Badge Day

£20 per girl**

Those who have taken part in the first Wet and Wild can complete the Water sports badge and gain the First aid badge. Gain your Water safety badge and work towards your Outdoor pursuits badge.

£7 per person per night

£20 per girl**

Have a go at high adventure activities, work towards your Outdoor pursuits badge and earn your Team player badge.

Magic and Mayhem

Cost

Badge Day

Work towards the Water sports badge and gain the Water safety badge.

11 September 2016

9 October 2016

Who for?*

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Foxlease

Foxlease

In the heart of the New Forest

Full board, selfcatering, camping or tented village

Day visits, overnights or longer stays

Meeting room and conference facilities

Activities for all ages and abilities

Foxlease offers a wide range of instructor-led and self-led activities for both residential and day visitors. On the ground Adventure playground Archery Bushcraft Circus skills Fencing Geocaching Initiative exercises Low ropes Minibeasts Orienteering Outdoor cooking Pioneering Shelter building Tunnels

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Head for heights Abseiling Climbing Crate challenge High ropes Ladder challenge Monkey Climb Slackline Zip wire

On the water Canoeing Kayaking Pond dipping Rafting Swimming Evening activities Campfire Film night Nature walk Wide game

Unit holidays, Leader training, girl events, leisure breaks

Great deal for events! Book both Survival Badge Day and Outdoor Cook Challenge for Guides, or both Out and About Badge Day and Wildlife Explorer Badge Day for Brownies, and receive a 20 per cent discount on accommodation.


KEY Rainbows Brownies Guides The Senior Section **One Leader per section ratio goes free. Additional adults are charged at £5 per person.

*Unless otherwise stated, all events are for girls and their Leaders. Going Away With Licences are not required. Theme Day: A full day of themed activities, 10am to 4pm. Theme Weekend: A full weekend of activities from 6.30pm on Friday to 3pm on Sunday. Badge Day: Complete a day’s challenges to be awarded your badge. 10am to 4pm.

Date

Event

Event type Who for?*

Cost

23 January 2016

Big Garden Birdwatch 2016

Theme Day

£20 per girl**

4-6 March 2016

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Theme Weekend

£110 per person

18–20 March 2016

A Taste of Adventure

Theme Weekend

£110 per person

8–10 April 2016

Survival Extreme!

Learn more about birds and wildlife while taking part in the annual RSPB event. Investigate, experiment or blow it up: get involved and complete GFI! Experiment. Mix up a weekend of adventure, outdoor cooking and baking to earn your Cook advanced badge. The ultimate test of your survival skills. More information on page 19.

23 April 2016 Survival Badge Day Learn about survival in the wild and earn your badge. 24 April 2016 Outdoor Cook Challenge Ready, steady, cook outdoors! Learn new skills and work towards your Outdoor cook badge. 7 May 2016 Shake Shake Wiggle Wiggle Try out your dance moves and make your own music. 21 May 2016

Out and About Badge Day

Theme Weekend

(girls without their Leaders)

£20 per girl** £20 per girl**

Badge Day Badge Day

Theme Day

£20 per girl**

Badge Day

£20 per girl**

Badge Day

£20 per girl**

Explore the site and earn your Out and about badge. 22 May 2016

Wildlife Explorer Badge Day Find out about local wildlife and earn your badge.

3–5 June 2016

The Senior Section Permit

11–12 June 2016

Magic and Mayhem

Theme Weekend Plan your own Spectacular celebration and complete The Senior Section Permit. More information on page 19. A fantastic big-top adventure for Rainbows and Brownies. More information on page 11.

Theme Day

28–30 Autumn Magic October 2016 Celebrate all things autumnal in the New Forest.

Countdown to Christmas Get excited about Christmas at Foxlease with crafts, trails, dancing, songs and a special visitor.

(girls without their Leaders)

Theme Weekend

12 June 2016 Magic and Mayhem – The Afterparty Volunteer at the event and then enjoy your own party the next day. More information on page 11. 13 August Get Sporty! 2016 Celebrate sport, learn about Brazilian culture and gain a special badge. 26–29 August Wellies and Wristbands 2016 A fun festival experience with added adventure in a safe environment. More information on page 10. 17 September Sporting Barriers 2016 Celebrate excellence and overcoming barriers in sport.

10 and 11 December 2016

£75 per person

(girls without their Leaders) Theme Day

£7 per person per night £30/£55 per person £10/£15 per person £20 per girl**

Theme Weekend

£105 per person

Theme Day

£20 per girl**

Theme Weekend

£110 per person

Theme Day

£20 per girl**

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Adult opportunities

Unless otherwise stated, the following trainings are available to all members of Girlguiding aged 18 or over, whether they are adult members or members of The Senior Section.

Training opportunities

Leisure breaks

Family visits

Run your own training

Going Away With Licence Want to complete your Going Away With Licence? Ask about opportunities to complete this at one of our events.

Date

Event

Where?

Cost

12–13 March 2016

Level One Climbing and Abseiling Training

Blackland Farm

£100 per person

Enjoy an Easter fun day with activities and a traditional egg hunt.

Waddow Hall

£2.50 per person

Easter Egg Hunt – Open Day

Foxlease

£2 per person

Blackland Farm

£280 per person

ICANDO

£10 per person

For Leaders and volunteers who are keen to gain a qualification to supervise climbing and abseiling sessions with Girlguiding members. Post-event assessment will need to be organised. 28 March 2016 2 and 3 April 2016

Easter Fun Day

Visit Foxlease and enjoy an Easter egg hunt, with the optional opportunity to take part in on-site activities. 6–8 April 2016

Archery GB – Archery Leader This two-and-a-half-day course is for adult volunteers who wish to lead archery at an introductory level.

8 April 2016

Royal Parks Ramble Take a self-guided tour around London before heading back to ICANDO for a cream tea.

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Your own event Are you planning a training weekend? Girlguiding’s Activity Centres are ideal training venues. Get in touch with your nearest centre for more information about our facilities.

Training grants Did you know that the Activity Centres offer training grants for new and existing Leaders? Up to £25 is available if it is your first training, and a further £50 is available for up to 10 people per training. Get in touch with the appropriate Centre for more information and application forms.

Date

Event

Where?

Cost

15–17 April 2016

Archery GB – Archery Leader

Blackland Farm

£280 per person

Waddow Hall

£110 per person

Bring your girls and learn about the guiding way to camp.

Waddow Hall

£65 per person

Leaders’ Retreat

Foxlease

£110 per person

Blackland Farm

£65 per person

See above.

Waddow Hall

£65 per person

Royal Parks Ramble

ICANDO

£10 per person

Blackland Farm

£50 per person

Blackland Farm

£75 per person

Blackland Farm

Dependent on booking

Blackland Farm

£100 per person

Waddow Hall

£110 per person

ICANDO

£10 per person

Waddow Hall

Free

Tour Waddow Hall and enjoy optional activities. 22 and 23 October 2016

Open Day

Foxlease

£2 per person

7–9 October 2016

Archery GB – Archery Leader

Blackland Farm

£280 per person

Blackland Farm

Free

Foxlease

£110 per person

See above. 15–17 April 2016

Leaders’ Retreat A weekend of training, laughter, friendship and relaxation. Learn activities, crafts and new skills just for fun or to use in the unit.

6–8 May 2016 13–15 May 2016

New to Camping Guides

See above. 20–22 May 2016

Leaders New to Camping Bring your girls and learn about the guiding way to camp.

20–22 May 2016 22 June 2016

New to Camping Brownies

See above. 26 June 2016

BCU 1 Star A basic award covering the skills needed to become a paddler.

1–3 July 2016

Leaders’ Retreat See above.

13–20 August 2016

Family Week Visit Blackland Farm with your family and try our on-site activities.

3–4 September 2016

BCU 2 Star Improve your paddling skills and gain the 2 Star award.

9–11 September 2016

15 September 2016

Leadership Qualification Weekend Working on your Leadership Qualification? Spend a weekend completing elements of the qualification and enjoying an opportunity to network with other Leaders and share ideas.

Royal Parks Ramble See above.

18 September 2016

Open Day

Tour Foxlease and enjoy optional activities. See above.

23 October 2016

Open Day Visit the site, have a look around and try out some of the activities.

4–6 November 2016 Leadership Qualification Weekend See above.

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26-29 AUGUST • 2016

Back at Foxlease and Waddow Hall for 2016!

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Come and join in the fun this year! Music, adventure, friends and more, for all Guides and members of The Senior Section. 26 to 29 August 2016.

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Zip wire

Want to volunteer? This event couldn’t run without the support of volunteers. Here’s your chance to get involved: whether that’s all the way through the preparations or on the day, we need you! Register your interest by emailing welliesandwristbands@girlguiding.org.uk.

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Bookings open September 2015 Ticket price: £105 per person Early Bird ticket price: £95 per person (for tickets booked before the end of February 2016) Ticket price includes:  campsite fees  full catering from Friday night until Monday lunchtime  transport from a local train station  activities  wristbands  ... and much more! Bookings close on 31 May 2016, or when all the places are filled. Tickets will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Visit www. girlguiding.org.uk/welliesandwristbands to download an application pack.

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This event couldn’t happen without the support of volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering at Magic and Mayhem please visit the site below to download a volunteer application pack for the event.

Magic and Mayhem Back for more in 2016. Calling all Rainbows* and Brownies to join in the fun at our 24-hour event. It’s happening across the UK at Blackland Farm, Foxlease and Waddow Hall, from Saturday 11 to Sunday 12 June 2016. A Big Top experience of adventure, activities and fun. Day option available. *Only 30 overnight spaces for Rainbows at each centre.

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Bookings open September 2015 Ticket price: £55 (overnight) or £30 (day only) per person

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Bookings close on 28 February 2016, or when all spaces are full. Tickets will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Think Magic and Mayhem sounds like fun? Here’s a chance for The Senior Section to get involved and have all the circus, adventure and fun of your own Magic and Mayhem. Inflatables, adventurous activities, music and much more! Option to volunteer at Magic and Mayhem and then stay on for the Afterparty. Visit the website of your centre for more information and to book.

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Bookings open September 2015 Ticket price: £10 (or £15 for Sunday only) per person Full event ticket price includes: accommodation dinner on Saturday evening, breakfast and lunch on Sunday transport from a local station activities ... and much more! Bookings close on 28 February 2016, or when all spaces are full. Tickets will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Meeting room facilities

Range of indoor and outdoor activity packs available

Sleepover accommodation

Ideal London base close to major landmarks

Why not complete the self-guided ICANDO London Challenge and gain an exclusive badge?

Central London location

Date

Event

Event type Who for?*

Cost

23 January 2016

Big Garden Birdwatch 2016

Theme Day

£14 per girl**

30 January 2016

Free Being Me

Badge Day

£14 per girl**

13 February 2016

Celebrate World Thinking Day Learn all about the WAGGGS World Centres.

Theme Day (half day)

£8 per girl**

16 February 2016

London Explorer

Badge Day

£14 per girl**

17 February 2016

London Explorer

Badge Day

£14 per girl**

5 March 2016

Brownie Designer

Badge Day

£14 per girl**

Theme Day

£14 per girl**

Take part in the annual RSPB event. Challenge the myth of the perfect appearance.

A walking challenge, London-themed activities and an exclusive badge. See above. Find your own look and earn the Designer badge.

6 March 2016

Be a Designer Get in touch with the designer in you.

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KEY Rainbows Brownies Guides The Senior Section **One Leader per section ratio goes free. Additional adults are charged at £5 per person.

*Unless otherwise stated, all events are for girls and their Leaders. Going Away With Licences are not required. Theme Day: A full day of themed activities, 10am to 4pm. Badge Day: Complete a day’s challenges to be awarded your badge. 10 to 4pm. Theme/Badge Day (half day): 10am to 1pm and 2pm to 5pm.

Date

Event

Event type Who for?*

Cost

19 March 2016

How Does it Work?

Badge Day

£14 per girl**

20 March 2016

How Does it Work?

Badge Day

£14 per girl**

5 April 2016

London Explorer

Badge Day

£14 per girl**

Badge Day

£14 per girl**

Enjoy fun experiments and learn about science.

Theme Day (half day)

£8 per girl**

7 and 8 May 2016

Out and About

Badge Day

£14 per girl**

28 May 2016

Come and Save the World

Theme Day (half day)

£8 per girl**

Earn your Science Investigator badge. Earn your Science badge. See above.

6 April 2016

London Explorer See above.

30 April 2016

Experiment

Get out and about and earn your badge. Design a superhero and add them into our comic.

25–26 June 2016

Happy Birthday!

9 July 2016

Go For It! Be the Change

Come and celebrate The Senior Section Spectacular with a weekend of fun and adventure in central London. See the sights of London and enjoy the best of London’s West End!

Theme Weekend

Get Sporty!

£80 per person

Badge Day

£14 per girl**

Theme Day

£20 per girl**

Theme Day

£20 per girl**

Badge Day

£14 per girl**

Get your voice heard and change your world.

6 August 2016

(girls without their Leaders)

Celebrate sport and learn about Brazilian culture.

17 September 2016

Sporting Barriers

25 September 2016

The World of Guiding

22 October 2016

Roundabout Festivals Enjoy global celebrations and earn your badge.

Badge Day (half day)

£8 per girl**

25 October 2016

London Explorer

Badge Day

£14 per girl**

26 October 2016

London Explorer

Badge Day

£14 per girl**

29 October 2016

How Does it Work?

Badge Day

£14 per girl**

30 October 2016

How Does it Work?

Badge Day

£14 per girl**

12 November 2016

Skills4Life!

Badge Day

£14 per girl**

3, 4 and 11 December 2016

Festive Frenzy

Theme Day (half day)

£8 per girl**

Celebrate excellence and overcoming barriers in sport. Earn your World Guiding badge.

See above. See above. See above. See above. Earn your Independent living badge. Winter delights and a chance to visit Santa. Fancy dress optional.

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Waddow Hall

Waddow Hall In the heart of rural Lancashire

Full board, selfcatering, camping or tented village

Activities for all ages and abilities

Day visits, overnights or longer stays

Waddow Hall offers a wide range of instructor-led and self-led activities for both residential and day visitors. On the ground Archery Badge maker Bouldering wall Caving Circus skills Curling Earth ball Game zone Games bags Grass sledging

Date 9 January 2016 23 January 2016

Low ropes Nightline Orienteering Pioneering Pond dipping Soapstone carving Team building Trampoline Waddow’s Warren (underground tunnels)

Head for heights Abseiling Climbing Crate challenge Jacob’s ladder Tree climb Zip wire On the water Canoeing Improvised rafting

Evening activities Campfire Mini Olympics Nature walk Scrapheap challenge Talent show Wide game

Meeting room and conference facilities

Unit holidays, Leader training, girl events, leisure breaks

Event

Event type

Who for?

Shake Shake Wiggle Wiggle

Badge Day

£20 per girl**

Theme Day

£20 per girl**

Get your dancing shoes on and gain your Dancer badge.

Big Garden Birdwatch 2016 Learn more about birds and wildlife while taking part in the annual RSPB event.

18–20 March The Senior Section Permit Plan your own Spectacular celebration and 2016 complete The Senior Section Permit. More information on page 19.

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Kayaking

Theme Weekend

(girls without their Leaders)

Cost

£7 per person per night


KEY Rainbows Brownies Guides The Senior Section **One Leader per section ratio goes free. Additional adults are charged at £5 per person.

Date 2 April 2016

*Unless otherwise stated, all events are for girls and their Leaders. Going Away With Licences are not required. Theme Day: A full day of themed activities, 10am to 4pm. Theme Weekend: A full weekend of activities from 6.30pm on Friday to 3pm on Sunday. Badge Day: Complete a day’s challenges to be awarded your badge. 10am to 4pm.

Event

Event type

Who for?

Science Investigator

Badge Day

£20 per girl**

Badge Day

£20 per girl**

Theme Weekend with badge

£65 per person

Badge Day

£20 per girl**

Theme Weekend with badge

£65 per person

Theme Weekend

£30/£55 per person

Enjoy a day of experiments with added adventure and gain your Science investigator badge.

10 April 2016

Rainbow Outdoor Adventure Day Join us for fun in the great outdoors and achieve your Roundabout Seasons badge.

13–15 May 2016

28 May 2016

Stargazer – Shine Bright and See Stay in our tented village, learn about the stars and hope to see it all for real as you earn your Stargazer badge.

Splish Splash Splosh Learn the theory and then test it on the water to earn your Water safety badge.

3–5 June 2016 Space Camp Explore space and the stars as you complete Go For It! Space.

11–12 June 2016

12 June 2016

Magic and Mayhem A fantastic big-top adventure for Rainbows and Brownies. A flexible event with the choice of an overnight stay. More information on page 11.

Magic and Mayhem – The Afterparty

Theme Day

Volunteer at the event and then enjoy your own party the next day. More information on page 11.

6 August 2016

Get Sporty!

(girls without their Leaders)

24 September 2016

Wellies and Wristbands A fun festival experience with added adventure in a safe environment, back for its fourth year.

Sporting Barriers

£20 per girl**

Theme Weekend

£105 per person

Theme Day

£20 per girl**

Celebrate excellence and overcoming barriers in sport.

30 September to 2 October 2016

The ultimate test of your survival skills. More information on page 19.

11–13 November 2016

Explore politics, teamwork and attitudes over the weekend, with a guest speaker.

3 December 2016

A fun-filled day of theatre and music.

9–11 December 2016

Learn about new cultures, try new food and make new friends, with a Christmas twist.

Survival Extreme!

Girls Matter – Hear Our Voice

Rainbow Music and Theatre World Cultures

£10/£15 per person

Theme Day

Celebrate sport, learn about Brazilian culture and gain a special badge.

26–29 August 2016

Cost

Theme Weekend

(girls without their Leaders)

£75 per person

Theme Weekend

£110 per person

Theme Day

£20 per girl**

Theme Weekend

£110 per person

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Get outdoors with Girlguiding! What will your next adventure be? Whether you are planning a camp, holiday or day trip, Girlguiding has the perfect accompaniments for your adventure.

Hand Warmer (twin pack) 2626

£3

Folding Hairbrush 2624

£2.60

Adventure Metal Badge

Adventure Woven Badge

Folding Bag

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Thermal Metal Cup

Thermal Flask Height 20.5cm. 2627

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£3.50

Wash Bag 23x13cm. 2630

3/4-sleeved T-shirt 8833 8834 8835 8836 8837

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£13

£5

Bespoke range

Do you want personalised hoodies, T-shirts, badges or flags for your next event or trip? The Girlguiding bespoke service is a simple way to get your designs brand-checked and put on to a range of merchandise. The best part is that 100% of profits go back into Girlguiding! To find out more, search for ‘Personalised merchandise’ on www.girlguiding.org.uk. 0161 941 2237 to find your nearest volunteer shop or to order from our catalogue www.girlguidingshop.co.uk to shop online

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Netherurd

Visit guiding’s home from home in Scotland: a magnificent Georgian house set in a beautiful 30-acre estate in the Scottish Borders, just a stone’s throw from **New for 2016** Glamping at Glasgow or Edinburgh. Holiday in the House!

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B  espoke events A  dventure activities C  amping O  vernight stays

A 48-hour break, midweek or weekend, fully catered and all inclusive. £100 per head.

Netherurd! Camp in comfort and style in our three glamping-style huts, available from Easter 2016.

Harness, Helmets and Hullabaloo! A full day of activities on Sunday 22 May or Sunday 4 September 2016 – just £25 per person.

**New for 2016** Gold Mine! Learn about the gold rush and hunt for some of your own with our instructor-led caving activity. To book or for more information call 01968 682208 or email bookings@netherurdhouse.co.uk.

Netherurd

Netherurd

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Netherurd

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l a v i v Sur ! e m e r Ext

Included in the price are: l t wo nights’ accommodation l f ood from dinner on Friday to Sunday lunch l a ll activities, including onsite adventurous activities l fun and challenges.

This is the ultimate test of your survival skills. We will provide you with a bag to bring your belongings in, and a ration pack on arrival… The rest is up to you! You’ll need to work in teams and earn points to make sure you’ve got something for dinner, a fire to cook it on and a roof over your head. Take on challenges and activities to earn as many points as you can. Will you be sleeping in a bivvy bag or a real bed? Blackland Farm When? 2–4 September 2016 Cost? £75

Waddow Hall

Foxlease When? 8–10 April 2016 Cost? £75

When? 30 September to 2 October 2016 Cost? £75

Get Sporty! Celebrate a summer of sport at our centres with an all-section sporting extravaganza. Have a go at all different types of sports with a fun carnival spin. Bookings open September 2015 Ticket price: £20

Sporting Barriers Celebrate overcoming barriers and achieve excellence in sport with a carnival feel to the event. Try out different sports overcoming sight, hearing and other barriers. Bookings open September 2015 Ticket price: £20

The Senior Section Permit Plan your own Spectacular celebration and complete The Senior Section Permit in the safety of one of our centres. We’ll provide an adult on site and assessors and you do the rest. You will need to get a team together, book your space and organise your programme, food and tents. Then lead your team to success to gain your permit.

Blackland Farm 6 August 2016 Foxlease 13 August 2016 ICANDO 6 August 2016 Waddow Hall 6 August 2016 Blackland Farm 17 September 2016 Foxlease 17 September 2016 ICANDO 17 September 2016 Waddow Hall 24 September 2016

Blackland Farm When? 22–24 April 2016 Cost? £7 per night (activities extra) Foxlease When? 3–5 June 2016 Cost? £7 per night (activities extra) Waddow Hall When? 18–20 March 2016 Cost? £7 per night (activities extra)

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School trips

Meetings and conferences

International trips

Guiding events

Camps and holidays

Corporate team building

www.girlguiding.org.uk/corporatevenues

© Girlguiding 2015 Published by Girlguiding 17–19 Buckingham Palace Road London SW1W 0PT Tel: 020 7834 6242 Email: info@girlguiding.org.uk www.girlguiding.org.uk

Blackland Farm • Foxlease • ICANDO • Waddow Hall www.girlguiding.org.uk/activitycentres Registered charity number 306016. Incorporated by Royal Charter.

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Adventure Made Easy 2016  

Join us at our Girlguiding Activity Centres for all sorts of events and opportunities.

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