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Ella Miller, a 4th Gourock Guide, is standing for election as a Girlguiding Scotland nominee for the Scottish Youth Parliament.
 
The Scottish Youth Parliament represents Scotland’s young people.  Their vision for Scotland is of a nation that actively listens to and values the meaningful participation of its children and young…

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Greenock Division comes together for World Thinking Day 2019

 

Greenock Division’s Thinking Day celebration was held in Port Glasgow Town Hall last Sunday 24th of February.

Division Commissioner Norma Ramsey welcomed Ranger Guides, Guides, Brownies and Rainbows and their leaders to the event. Representatives of other youth organisations and the girls’ family and friends.

The theme of the…

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1st Elderslie Guides take to the airwaves for IWD2019
 
1st Elderslie Guides celebrated International Women's Day 2019 by telling Clyde 1/2 who their favourite inspirational women were and why. Did you hear them? 
 
One of their leaders, Natalie, is the senior reporter there and the clips were used as part of the news coverage on Friday 8th March at…

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2nd Bishopton Guides get coding at Apple
 
The 2nd Bishopton Guides visited Apple Braehead on Wednesday 6 March 2019 to experience a session of Coding. 
 

They learned how to control the movement of the ball, aim it, do some obstacles and learned how to add an image to the to top of the Sphero ball - all…

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Renfrew Divions sets sail for World Thinking Day 2019
 
Guides and Brownies from Renfrew joined together in a sleepover for World Thinking Day 
2019 onboard the Tall Ship at the Riverside Museum in Glasgow.
 
1st Renfrew Guides, 4th Renfrew Guides and 9th Renfrew Brownies joined together in the sleepover on 22nd February in an event organised by the Aranthrue District…

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Trefoil marks World Thinking Day with Voyage Awards presentation
 
World Thinking Day 22nd February is a special day in the Girlguiding and Trefoil calendar
when the 10 million girls in 150 countries celebrate the movement, especially the international dimension.
 
Trefoil Renfrewshire celebrated with a buffet lunch and the presentation of Voyage Awards to three members.
The Voyage Award is for…

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Bridge of Weir & Kilmacolm District Guides and Rangers Flip-Out!

In November over 60 Guides and Rangers held their annual autumn sleepover in FlipOut Glasgow. 

After an evening of ‘flipping’ everyone settled down after supper to watch a film. 

The next morning, after a little seep the girls enjoyed an exclusive flipping session which included an enrolment ceremony.

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1st Bridge of Weir raise cash for Renfrewshire FoodBank

On 1st Bridge of Weir Guides first evening back after the Christmas break the Guides enjoyed a ‘smarties evening’, where all the games revolved around Smarties.

The girls then took a Smartie tube home and were asked to collect loose change for the month of January.

Each patrol counted their money and…

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Girlguiding Renfrewshire's AGM 2018
Girlguiding Renfrewshire's AGM took place on Sunday 25th November at the Erskine Bridge Hotel. It was Christine McLachlan's last AGM as County Commissioner. 
 
DOWNLOAD: Girlguiding Renfrewshire Annual General Report 2018

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Girlguiding Paisley and YMCA join forces to get girls coding

Paisley YMCA, 3rd South Rainbows & 33rd Paisley Brownies have joined together to help girls get into STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) subjects.  

Paisley YMCA has developed an award-winning youth program that focuses on digital literacy and exploits the use of disruptive technologies. It runs weekly code clubs and…

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2nd Bishopton Guides Wander the World for Thinking Day 2019
2nd Bishopton Guides had a great day with 1,300 members in Edinburgh for Wander the World to celebrate World Thinking Day 2019.
 

It was a long day, the girls walked an estimated 20,000+ steps but had a fantastic time visiting different parts of the Capital and taking different selfies for…

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Greenock Division AGM

Members of Girlguiding Greenock Division and invited guests met in Gourock Golf Club for their AGM recently.

Division Commissioner Norma Ramsay hosted the event which was attended by Leaders from all parts of the Division along with Mr Rodger Manson who acted as Chairperson for the Event. The Rev Eileen…

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St Andrews Day

Members of the 27th Greenock Guides made their own Scottish Thistles on the lead up to Saint Andrews day.

The girls designed their own three-dimensional models of a Scottish Thistles and then made them into either an ornament or a card.

The girls enjoyed putting their own creative twist on…

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Pampered Guides

Six Guides from the 27th Greenock Guides, Emma, Caitlin, Jade, Anna, Anna and Eve who are all in the process of attempting the Baden Powel Challenge award organised a pamper night for the whole unit.

The girls organised the Guides in how to make their own face masks, paint their…

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Poppies

23rd Greenock Brownies made Poppies and Poppy wreaths to commemorate Remembrance Day.

 

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Halloween Party

23rd Greenock Brownies and 2nd Larkfield Rainbows came together last week and had a fantastic, if a bit sticky, Halloween Party last week.

The Fun packed party included, Spooky Fancy Dress, Freaky Fireworks, Halloween Hotdogs, Dooking for Apples, Wrap the Mummy (team race), Monster Mash (Musical Statues), Halloween Corners, and  Dreadful Donuts.

Thanks to all the girls and the fantastic efforts put into their costumes .... including the leaders!!…

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Halloween Rainbows and Brownies

4th Finnart Rainbows had some spooky fun at their Halloween Party on Monday night!

We had a costume parade, played some party games and had great fun seeing everyone's costumes, with the girls even having a laugh at their leaders’ attempts at dressing up! And of course we couldn't forget the fun and laughter caused by dooking for apples. Girls and leaders all had a brilliant night.…

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Pumpkin Patch

23rd Greenock Brownies and 2nd Larkfield Rainbows had great fun last week preparing for Halloween by designing and creating a host of scary Pumpkins.

The girls spent a lot of energy carefully carving their scary designs and removing the insides from the Pumpkins.

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Baden-Powell Challenge Award for Jennifer

A member of 2nd Gourock Guides is celebrating after receiving the highest award for Guides; Girlguiding’s section for girls aged between 10 and 14 – the Baden-Powell Challenge Award.

Jennifer chose to complete a range of exciting activities to achieve the award, including hosting an American night and going to a…

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Hostess Brownies

Over the last few weeks, 20th A Brownies have been working on their Hostess, Cook and Arts badges. 

The girls designed party invitations to our Halloween party, cooked simple meals, baked and decorated cakes and made party masks.  They had lots of fun learning new skills and are looking forward to enjoying the results of their hard work at our scary party!

 

 

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Brownies at a Fete

23rd Greenock Brownies at St Ninian’s Church Fete are shown helping to raise money for the Church fabric fund.

They sold seeded bird feeders and Hyacinth pots, crafts which they made during unit time and entertained the crowds singing traditional Brownie camp songs.   Thanks to all who came to the fete and supported their stall.

 

 

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