Greenock News

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…

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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…

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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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Brownie Communicators

Greenock District Scouts Amateur Radio club visited 4th Gourock Brownies over the last 2 weeks with their mobile Amateur Radio station to help the Brownies with their communicator badge. The girls had a great time learning all about Amateur Radio and sent a greetings message to another amateur operator, even…

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Greenock Division Guide Challenge

Some fifty Guides and Leaders met in St Johns Church Gourock last week to take part in the bi-annual Greenock Division Guide Challenge.

Teams from the 1st, 2nd and 4th Gourock Guides, 27th Greenock Guides and 2ndPort Glasgow Guides all took part in over two hours of competition. The Guides in teams of…

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Brownies Helping Hands

23rd Greenock Brownies were busy making bird feeders and decorating plant pots for their hyacinth bulbs.

These Crafts will be on sale from the Brownies Stall, St Ninian’s Church Fete, Norfolk Road, Saturday 7th October, 12-2pm.  All monies raised by the Brownies will go towards the Church Fabric Fund.  The Brownies would appreciate any support that can be given.…

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Girlguiding Traditions

Brownies from 23rd Greenock unit, based in St Ninian’s Church Larkfield, enjoyed a night of girl guiding traditions with their ultimate favourite making S’mores.

These traditional Camping treats are usually made after stories have been told and songs sung round the camp fire. Chocolate Digestives and melted Marshmallows taste so good you just have to make some more!…

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Rise To The Challenge

Four units from Greenock Division travelled north to Angus to attend a spectacular event in the beautiful grounds of Glamis Castle, childhood home of the Queen Mother.

2nd Larkfield Rainbows, 23rd Greenock Brownies, 3rd Greenock Brownies and 3rd Greenock Guides came together with other Girlguiding members from all over Scotland,…

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