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Duke Edi nb of Adventure oppor urgh tunit for everyone ies at Girlguiding ICANDO London, SW1W 0PT | 020 7592 1818 Activity Centres Icando@girlguiding.org.uk We offer hassle-free events organised for you If you’re looking for amazing adventures, exciting — Abigail (unit leader) tells us why she events or first-rate training, look no further than finds coming to ICANDO for events Girlguiding Activity Centres. We can offer girl-only really easy. events and opportunities for leaders in a safe and “I’ve been to ICANDO before and saw supportive environment. Our centres offer a wide the Rainbows 30th Birthday event advertised so booked again. The booking range of affordable accommodation and catering process was really easy to use, everyone options for you and your group — so why not come was very helpful and everything was organised in advance. The best thing for along and see for yourself? Remember, you can me was having someone else run all the bring your girls to our organised events without activities so I was able to enjoy it more with my girls. The girls loved everything; a Going Away With licence. most of them had never been on a Rainbow trip before.” BLACKLAND FARM We’re the perfect place for your 2 810493 From the first pre-visit Sussex, RH19 4HP | 0134 girlguidin g. or g. uk unit holiday or activity day and on the day we felt blackland@ — Anne (assistant Guide leader) has been welcomed. All staff made visiting Blackland Farm for 27 years. our visit very special “Blackland Farm was recommended to us and all the girls to me and we have been going back said they enjoy ed twice a year ever since! Booking is very easy — I just book from one everything they did. year to the next whilst we are there. We stay for a weekend for an indoor GILLIAN, RAINBOW LEADER, camp in the spring and come back for an outdoor camp in July. The girls love STEVENAGE the programme of activities, especially kayaking. As a leader, the best bit is being able to enjoy the scenery before anyone else is up!” 2
of adventure Disco orld ver a w We’re here to help you gain Queen’s Guide your awards opportunities — Charlotte (Rainbow leader and member of The Senior Section) tells us how great volunteering at Wellies and Wristbands Tailo was last year. r visit ed “I’ve been to the event before at Foxlease s when I was a Guide so I knew how much fun it was. I needed something to WADDOW HALL complete the residential aspect of my Duke of Edinburgh Gold, and the timing of this was perfect. They’d just lowered the volunteering age at Wellies and Lancashire, BB7 3LD | 01200 423186 Wristbands, so I was able to go. The best email@example.com thing was watching the girls have fun, and then be able to join in some of the We’re here to help you develop activities in my downtime.” your skills as a leader — Pauline (Rainbow, Brownie and Guide FOXLEASE leader) tells us why she loves going back to Waddow Hall. Hampshire, SO43 7DE | 02380 282638 firstname.lastname@example.org “As a new Guider I attended my first training at Waddow Hall at the age of 17. For the past five years I have been organising Merseyside county weekends in my role as assistant county commissioner. Booking Waddow Hall is very easy and they send a very informative pack with a step by step guide to help you. The best bit as a leader is being with like-minded people in a relaxed atmosphere.” BOBOOKOIN G GISISEAESAYS!Y! KIN Activity key en en ntby cere cent re by uros yoch chos n ok book visto a it a vis tour it yo uncabo YouYoca r sta r ff stawiffllwibe happ ll be hayppy orlep or te ho telep ne ho .neOu. Ou ememail ail ed s so ed s we so ca we n crnea ca crte eate Rainbows Guides toat to ch abtou at ou chab yoturyoneur ne ing us ing ,us, yoW yoru. u.he n Whe em n ail em ail ct it rfevis pect e rfe thethpe itr fo visfo Brownies he Senior T na me na , me co,ntcoacnttac deils det ta tails se lud eainc e yo includ euryour ’lltget pleaplse acyoesu’yodu’lik e danwe d elikan wege d ’ll Section d whoma andanho w ma spac ny ny spes n. n. infma re or re inf tio tio orma back bato touyowi ck yo uthwimo th mo 3
Blackland Farm Have fun, be challenged and enjoy a wide range of instructor-led and self-supervised adventurous activities at Blackland Farm. Come for the day or stay overnight. GRO UND ON THE Aeroball, Archery, Assault course, Bouldering wall, Grass sledges, Low ropes, Nightline, Orienteering, Sucker archery, Team building, Trails, Tunnels. HEAD FOR HEIGHTS Abseiling, All aboard and Climbing challenge, Bungee trampolines, Climbing walls, Crate challenge, Jacob’s Ladder, Perch, Rock climbing, Zip wire. ON THE WATER Kayaking, Open canoeing, Swimming. EVENING ACTIVITIES Campfire, Nature walk. girlguidingactivitycentres.org.uk/blackland @blacklandTAC Blackland Farm * All events are for girls with their leaders. Licences aren’t required unless stated. Theme day: A full day of themed activities, 10am to 4pm. Theme weekend: A full weekend of activities from 6pm on Friday to 3pm on Sunday. 4 ** One leader per section ratio goes free. Additional leaders are charged at £5 each.
DATES AUGUST APRIL JULY Survival Extreme! The ultimate Forest Explorers Come and Brownie Water Adventure Day test of your survival skills. explore Blackland Farm. Enjoy An action-packed day of canoeing, 31 August – 2 September 2018 a day of playing and creating. swimming and learning essential Theme weekend £75 6 April 2019 water safety skills. Theme day £25** 6 July 2019 Theme day £25** SEPTEMBER Bushcraft Day A day full of bushcraft Brownie Water Adventure Day skills including fire lighting, cooking Guide Water Adventure Day An action-packed day of canoeing, and shelter building. An action-packed day of kayaking, swimming and learning essential 7 April 2019 swimming and learning essential water safety skills. Theme day £25** water safety skills. 22 September 2018 7 July 2019 Theme day £25** Theme day £25** MAY Guide Water Adventure Day An action- Rainbow Adventure Day An action- packed day of kayaking, swimming and packed day of adventurous activities. AUGUST learning essential water safety skills. 11 May 2019 Geocaching Day Come and join us 23 September 2018 Theme day £25** for the day at Blackland Farm for a Theme day £25** day of caching. There are 15 to find! Brownie Adventure Day An action- 18 August 2019 Theme day FEBRUARY packed day of adventurous activities. £25** Sparkle and Ice An extreme weather 12 May 2019 activity camp for Guides, members of Theme day £25** The Senior Section and their leaders. TO BOOK lackland Farm Enjoy an action-packed event with Guide Adventure Day An action- tB Contac 493 or unlimited adventure. Optional Friday 42 810 rg.uk packed day of adventurous activities. on 01 3 @ g ir lg uiding.o night stay for £15 per person. n d 18 May 2019 blackla More information on page 13. Theme day £25** 2–3 February 2019 Special event £58.50 JUNE Magic and Mayhem A Big Top adventure with the option of an overnight stay. More information CAMPS OF ALL on page 13. 8–9 June 2019 , SIZES, UP TO Special event -ca teri ng Self pi ng or Equipment £33 day, £58.50 overnight 3,000 PEOPLE cam village d available tente V I S ITS, DAY IGHTS ACTIVITIES N OVER NGER FOR ALL AGES AND OR LO YS ABILITIES In th STA glorious e Su country ssex side 5
DATES Foxlease AUGUST Queen’s Guide Residential Take part in adventurous activities, develop existing skills and make new friends. Bring your book to get it signed off. Extended weekend. 31 August – 2 September 2018 Foxlease combines Georgian charm with high- Theme weekend £97.50 energy adventurous activities, both instructor-led SEPTEMBER and self-supervised. Come for the day or make the Pamper Party Bath bombs, facials, most of your visit by staying overnight. nails & yoga are just some of the treats you can indulge in during this ultimate pamper weekend. 28-30 September 2018 Theme weekend £97.50 Pamper Party Bath bombs, facials & yoga are just some of the treats you can enjoy on this fun-filled pamper day. 30 September 2018 Theme day £22 T H E G ROUND ON OCTOBER Adventure playground, Archery, Halloween Masked Ball Create your Bouldering wall, Bushcraft, Circus own ghost story and a haunted house skills, Fencing, Geocaching, Initiative hunt. Carve your pumpkin and mask exercises, Low ropes, Minibeasts, making with costume accessories. Orienteering, Pétanque (French Show off your spooky creations at boule), Pioneering, Pond dipping, the Halloween masked ball. Slackline, Tunnels. 12-14 October 2018 Theme weekend £97.50 HEAD FOR HEIGHTS Halloween Spectacular Prepare for Halloween with pumpkin carving and mask making with costume Abseiling, Climbing, Crate challenge, accessories. Take part in the haunted High ropes, Ladder challenge, house treasure hunt. Monkey Climb, Zip wire. 14 October 2018 ON THE WATER Theme Day £22 Full self–c board, Canoeing, Kayaking, Rafting, Swimming. a campi teri ng, EVENING ACTIVITIES In the tente ng or heart of the d vill ag e Campfire, Film night, Nature walk, Wide game. New Forest girlguidingactivitycentres.org.uk/foxlease @FoxleaseTAC Foxlease TAC * All events are for girls with their leaders. Licences aren’t required unless stated. Theme day: A full day of themed activities, 10am to 4pm. Theme weekend: A full weekend of activities from 6pm on Friday to 3pm on Sunday. 6 ** One leader per section ratio goes free. Additional leaders are charged at £5 each.
DATES NOVEMBER World Thinking Day Celebrated since JUNE 1926, World Thinking Day is a day of We’ll Meet Again 1940s Experience international friendship. Celebrate at Magic and Mayhem A Big Top adventure Join us and dress up for a flashback in Foxlease with a day full of activities. with the option of an overnight stay. time to the roaring 40s. More information on page 13. 24 February 2019 10 November 2018 8-9 June 2019 Theme day £22 Theme day £22 Special event £33 day, £58.50 overnight A Christmas Snow Ball Enjoy meeting MARCH Frosty The Snowman and Rudolph It’s a Guiding Knockout Compete All Aboard Pack a change of clothes whilst enjoying a magical Christmas against other teams in playing the and your sense of adventure for this trail, a snow ball and making your own funniest games possible all dressed up full day of wet and wild activities. Keep stocking ready to hang up for Santa. in silly costumes. You’ll be sore from an eye out for our pirates on board too! 15-16 December 2018 laughing when you go home. 29 June 2019 Theme Weekend £55 23 March 2019 Theme day £22 Theme day £22 All Aboard Pack a change of clothes, JANUARY It’s a Guiding Knockout Join forces your sense of adventure and get ready Basic Life Skills Have fun whilst with other units to compete in wacky to walk the plank for this full day of mastering some essential life skills! and wonderful challenges! Be prepared wet and wild activities. Learn basic budgeting skills, how to to lose your inhibitions and embrace 30 June 2019 keep yourself safe online, how to wire a new challenges. A go for it attitude Theme day £22 plug and tips for building your first CV. and sense of humour is all you’ll need 18-20 January 2019 for this fun packed day! Theme weekend £97.50 24 March 2019 JULY Theme day £22 Beach Party Join us for the day on Basic Life Skills Have fun whilst Foxlease beach. Relax while competing mastering some essential life skills. in some traditional beach games. You’ll cover the basics like making a MAY There may even be some sunshine! bed and mending a bicycle puncture West End Magic Take part in drama 27 July 2019 and more advanced skills such as and dance workshops and show off Theme day £22 administering first aid and planning your skills to your parents and family and preparing a healthy meal. in a West End style production. Beach Party Join us for the day on 20 January 2019 17-19 May 2019 Foxlease beach. Relax with a mocktail Theme day £22 Theme weekend £97.50 while competing in some traditional beach games. There may even be I Will Survive Enjoy a day in the great some sunshine! FEBRUARY outdoors — around the campfire, 28 July 2019 Sparkle and Ice An extreme weather learning new survival skills, cooking up Theme day £22 activity camp for Guides, members of meals and learning techniques to keep The Senior Section and their leaders. you warm inside and out. Enjoy an action-packed event with 18 May 2019 AUGUST unlimited adventure. Optional Friday Wellies and Wristbands Music, night stay for £15 per person. Theme day £22 adventure and fun all in one weekend. More information on page 13. See page 12 for more information. 2-3 February 2019 23-26 August 2019 Special event £58.50 Special event £122.50 er ys, lead s, (or £112.50 before end of Feb 2019) World Thinking Day Celebrated since h o l i d a U n it nt 1926, World Thinking Day is a day of i n g , girl eve international friendship. Celebrate at tra i n breaks TO BOOK Foxlease with a day full of activities. 23 February 2019 leisure Contact Foxl 28 ease 2638 or on 02380 Theme day £22 Day visits, T I V I TIES foxl ea se @ gi rl guiding.org.uk or AC AGES overnights A L L Meeting room longer stay s FOR I LITIES A B and conference AND facilities 7
Ideal ICANDO base central Lo close ndon landm to major arks ACTIVITIES FOR ALL AGES AND ABILITIES DATES SEPTEMBER OCTOBER London Explorer Discover London through a mix of fun activities and Art and Design Find your creative Science Skills Create a bang on this a self-guided walking challenge, side and take on some unusual art whirlwind of science investigation topped off with an exclusive badge! and design concepts. and pick up some skills to take home with you. 23 & 24 October 2018 15 September 2018 6 October 2018 Theme day £14.50** Theme day (half day) £8.50** Theme day (half day) £8.50** Skills 4 Life Discover some great skills Art and Design Find your creative for life, explore how they work for you side and take on some unusual art Science Skills Have a go at our and get ready for independent living. and design concepts. fun science investigations throughout the day. 27 October 2018 16 September 2018 7 October 2018 Theme day £14.50** Theme day (half day) £8.50** Theme day (half day) £8.50** Healthy Lifestyles Discover the NOVEMBER advantages of healthy living and Social Media Champions Do you love Guiding Traditions Travel through explore the fun ways of making it to tweet, snap or insta? Develop these guiding history to learn about our your chosen lifestyle. skills to become an ICANDO social traditions, where they came from 29 September 2018 media champion and show the world and why we do them. Theme day £14.50** the fun of guiding! 3 November 2018 20 October 2018 Theme day (half day) £8.50** Healthy Lifestyles Discover the Theme day £14.50** advantages of healthy living and how to share with others. 30 September 2018 Theme day £14.50** girlguidingactivitycentres.org.uk/icando @ICANDOlondon ICANDO * All events unless otherwise stated are for girls with their leaders. Licences aren’t required unless stated. Theme day: A full day of themed activities, 10am to 4pm. Half day 10am to 1pm and 2pm to 5pm. Theme weekend: Times vary depending on weekend, please see website for details or contact ICANDO. 8 **One leader per section ratio goes free. Additional leaders are charged at £5 each.
DATES Guiding Traditions Travel through MARCH Self-Defence Learn basic guiding history to learn about our self-defence skills. Superhero Day Celebrate International traditions, where they came from and 25 May 2019 Women’s Day and channel your inner what is still happening. Theme day (half day) £8.75** superhero for the day. 4 November 2018 2 March 2019 Theme day (half day) £8.50** Science Skills Create a bang on this Theme day (half day) £8.75** whirlwind of science investigation Shake, Shake, Wiggle, Wiggle Get and pick up some skills to take home Superhero Day Celebrate your dancing shoes on and enjoy with you. International Women’s Day, find out different styles of dancing. 28 & 29 May 2019 what makes a superhero and channel 10 November 2018 your inner superhero for the day. Theme day (half day) £8.75** Theme day £14.50** 3 March 2019 Theme day (half day) £8.75** JUNE DECEMBER CSICANDO Uncover evidence and Christmas Extravaganza Celebrate LOST Feel lost in the big wide world? solve clues to brush up on your the holiday season and enjoy some Attend our overnight adventure to detective skills. Christmas activities. learn survival skills for the modern 1 June 2019 1, 8 & 9 December 2018 world. Girls without their leaders. Theme day (half day) £8.75** Theme day (half day) £8.50** 9–10 March 2019 Theme weekend £85 Urban Adventure Find your adventurous side and explore JANUARY Showtime Sleepover Spend the day parts of London you haven’t Big Garden Bird Watch Join in with putting together your own theatrical experienced before. the RSPB’s Big Garden Bird Watch and extravaganza before seeing a West 15–16 June 2019 see what we have here in London. End show. Theme weekend £85 26 January 2019 23–24 March 2019 Theme day £15** Theme weekend £85 JULY Community Action Take part in FEBRUARY APRIL ICANDO’s community action project London Explorer See October’s event. Showtime Sleepover Spend the day working with a local charity. 11 & 12 February 2019 putting together your own theatrical 6 July 2019 Theme day £15** extravaganza before seeing a West End show. Girls without their leaders. Theme day £15** Keeping Fit Pick up some keep fit 6–7 April 2019 techniques while having fun. Theme weekend £85 16 February 2019 Theme day (half day) £8.75** Film Making Learn all the skills TO BOOK ANDO t IC you need for filmmaking and create Contac 592 1818 or g.uk 7 r your own mini films. Girls without on 02 0 iding.o Keeping Fit Find out how to keep fit A N D O @girlgu in everyday life while having fun. their leaders. IC 17 February 2019 10–11 April 2019 Theme day (half day) £8.75** Theme weekend £85 Meeting room Celebrate World Thinking Day Join MAY facilities ICANDO to celebrate World Thinking Day and learn about WAGGGS. Map and Compass Skills Improve your Ra nge of activity packs map and compass skills with our skills 23 February 2019 session. With an optional walk. Theme day (half day) £8.75** 4 May 2019 available Theme day £15** Celebrate World Thinking Day As above. You Time A chance for you to 24 February 2019 relax and pamper yourself — it’s all Theme day (half day) £8.75** about you. Girls without their leaders. 11–12 May 2019 SLEEPOVER Theme weekend £85 ACCOMMODATION 9
Waddow Hall Waddow Hall offers exciting outdoor activities, both instructor-led and self-supervised, set amongst beautiful surroundings. Come for the day or stay overnight and try our hospitality — not to mention our delicious food. T H E G ROUND ON Archery, Badge maker, Bouldering wall, Caving, Circus skills, Curling, Game zone, Grass sledging, Low ropes, Nightline, Orienteering, Pioneering, Pond dipping, Team building, Treasure hunt, 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, Kayaking. EVENING ACTIVITIES Campfire, Mini Olympics, Nature walk, Scrapheap challenge, Talent show, Wide game. TO BOOK ard, DAY VISITS, dow Hall Contact Wad 186 or Fu ll b o , on 01200 4 2 3 guiding.org .uk l f- ca teri ng OVERNIGHTS wadd o w @ gi rl se g or campi n illage OR LONGER v tented STAYS girlguidingactivitycentres.org.uk/waddow @WaddowHall Waddow Hall * All events are for girls with their leaders. Licences aren’t required unless stated. Theme day: A full day of themed activities, 10am to 4pm. Theme weekend: A full weekend of activities from 6pm on Friday to 2.30pm on Sunday. 10 ** One leader per section ratio goes free. Additional leaders are charged at £5 each.
DATES SEPTEMBER MARCH Brownies Adventure Camp Fully catered in the tented village, a chance Survival Extreme Learn valuable life How Does It Work? A day of to spend the weekend taking part in and survival skills, and put them into mind-blowing experiments and Waddow Hall’s exciting activities. practice over a weekend packed with adventurous activities. adventure and challenges. 17-19 May 2019 2 March 2019 21–23 September 2018 Theme weekend £75 Theme day £22** Theme weekend £75 Waddow’s Wizardly Weekend JUNE Waddow Hall will be transformed into NOVEMBER a school for budding wizards for this Your Adventure A weekend of fun and adventure, with a chance to develop Whodunnit? Use your detective skills, magical weekend. Activities to include your independence skills. Over 18s only. uncover evidence, and solve clues to Quidditch, Horcrux hunting, and discover who has done the dastardly 7-9 June 2019 broomstick flying! Fully catered in the deed at our CSI themed weekend. main hall. Theme weekend £99 9–11 November 2018 15–17 March 2019 Theme weekend £97.50 Magic and Mayhem A Big Top adventure Theme weekend £97.50 with the option of an overnight stay. More information on page 13. DECEMBER APRIL 8-9 June 2019 Showtime Weekend Learn how to put Lifesaver Enjoy a weekend in the Special event on a theatrical performance, and then tented village of adventurous activities, £33 day, £58.50 overnight perform it to your parents at the end. emergency scenarios and water safety Writers, directors, scenery makers and training from fully qualified instructors. Rainbows and Brownies Adventure Day actors all required! An action-packed day full of Waddow 5–7 April 2019 7–9 December 2018 Hall’s amazing adventurous activities. Theme weekend £75 Theme weekend £97.50 23 June 2019 Stargazer Staying in our tented Theme day £22** JANUARY village, take part in adventurous activities, learn all about the stars Shake, Shake, Wiggle, Wiggle Get and hopefully see it all for yourself. JULY your dancing shoes on for this day Guides Adventure Camp Fully catered full of different styles of dancing. 26–28 April 2019 in the tented village, enjoy taking part 5 & 6 January 2019 Theme weekend £75 in Waddow Hall’s adventurous activities. Theme day £22** 5-7 July 2019 MAY Theme weekend £75 FEBRUARY Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Expedition Skills Get ready for your Brownies and Guides Adventure Day Sparkle and Ice An extreme weather D of E expedition — learn skills in An action-packed day full of Waddow activity camp for Guides, members of cooking, camp craft, map reading and Hall’s amazing adventurous activities. The Senior Section and their leaders. navigation, route planning, walking, 14 July 2019 Enjoy an action-packed event with kit packing, first aid and much more. unlimited adventure. Optional Friday Theme day £22** Open to any level of D of E, counts night stay for £15 per person. More as Bronze practice weekend. Girls information on page 13. without their leaders. AUGUST 2–3 February 2019 3-5 May 2019 Wellies and Wristbands Music, Theme weekend £58.50 adventure and fun all in one weekend. Theme weekend £85 See page 12 for more information. Water Safety Learn essential Special event £122.50 In the water safety skills on and around the (or £112.50 before end of Feb 2019) he of rur art water while enjoying Waddow Hall’s Lancas al thrilling activities. hire 11 May 2019 Meeti ng d room a n ce Theme day £22** ACTIVITIES n confere s FOR ALL AGES AND NING, facilitie ABILITIES UNIT HOLIDAYS, LEADER TRAI KS GIRL EVENTS, LEISURE BREA 11
23–26 AUGUST 2019 Come and join in the fun! As alw ays, the weekend promises to be full of adventure , music, friends and more. For all Guides and members of The Senior Section. HOT TUBS DANCE HIGH ROPES ZIP WIRE CAMPING KAYAKING BANDS FRIENDS PERFORMANCES MUSIC NO LICENCE R EQUIRED Back at nd Foxlease a all Waddow H i c, for 2019 Mus ture en adv d fun! an BOOKING OPENS WANT TO VOLUNTEER? SEPTEMBER 2018 We wouldn’t be able to run this event without the support of Ticket price: £122.50 fantastic volunteers. Here’s your Early Bird ticket price: £112.50* chance to get involved: whether that’s all the way through the Ticket price includes: preparations or on the day, we • Campsite fees need you! • Full catering from Friday night until Monday lunchtime Email welliesandwristbands@ • Transport from a local station girlguiding.org.uk to register your • Activities interest. Volunteer price £40 to • Live music cover catering costs. • Wristbands ...and much more! Bookings close on 31 May 2019 or when all the places are filled. Tickets will be allocated BOOK NOWid!ing.org.uk/ u Visit girlg ds to dwristban on pack. on a first come, first served basis. well ie sa n p li c ati an ap download *For tickets booked before the end of February 2019 12
DANCE TUNNELS FRIENDS BIG TOP FUN LOW ROPES EQUIRED NO LICENCE R Calli ng Rai nbow all BOOKING OPENS JULY 2018 VOLUNTEER! s* a Ticket price: £58.50 (overnight) It wouldn’t be possible to run these Brownies nd or £33 (day only) per person, events without the help of fantastic adults £15 day, £40 overnight volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering for this event, please use Ticket price includes: the link below to download a volunteer • Accommodation application pack. Volunteer price £15 to • Food Saturday evening and cover catering. Sunday morning • Transport from a local station • Activities ...and much more! Visit girlguiding.org.uk/magicandmayhem BOOK NOW! to download an application pack. *Limited overnight space for Rainbows. Bookings close on 30 April 2019, or when all spaces are full. Tickets will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. Sparkle a Ice is ba nd a nd bigg ck tha n ev er er! W HALL RY 2019 BLACKLAN D FARM FOXLEASE WADDO 2-3 FEBRUA We challenge all Guides and members BOOKINGS OPEN NOW! of The Senior Section to test yourselves Ticket price: £58.50 per person against the elements at our Winter (optional Friday night extra Camp! Take on survival challenges, £15 includes dinner, camping enjoy our onsite activities and make and breakfast) new friends along the way. Enjoy an action-packed weekend full of fun, Ticket price includes: mud and maybe some snow. • Meals Saturday lunch to Sunday morning VOLUNTEER • Onsite activities OW! …and much more BOOK N uiding.org.ukn/load n o l i ce n c required e We’re looking for volunteers for this irlg w event. Visit the link to the right for more Visit g ndice to do r k le a a c k information and the application pack. spa np licatio Volunteer price £15 to cover catering. an app Bookings close on 30 November 2018, or when all spaces are full. Tickets will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. For more information or to book, contact your centre of choice. 13
Adult opportunities D These trainings are available to all members Girlg id you kn offer uidi ng Act ow that of Girlguiding aged 18 or over, whether they are adult members or The Senior Section. trai ivity and e ni ng grant Centres xisti n s for DATES Up t train o £2 5 ing, is availa g l eaders new for up a nd a b le if ? in to to ten p further £ it is you SEPTEMBER APRIL uch wi eopl e 50 is a r firs t BCU (British Canoe Union) 2 Star Archery GB Instructor award for m th the a per train vailable ore i ppro i n g . Already gained your 1 star? Improve See October’s event. appl nforma priate ce Get icati t your paddling skills and gain the 2 star 12-14 April 2019 on fo ion and ntre award. £7 for certification. rms. Blackland Farm £250 1-2 September 2018 Blackland Farm £100 per person HML Training and Assessment, level 3 additional £5 camping fee walking training and assessment CONTACT YOUR CENTRE The hill and moorland leader award New programme training Learn the for those passionate about leading basics for the new programme to get ready for your unit. walking groups. TO BOOK 15-18 April 2019 7-9 September 2018 Waddow Hall £225 Foxlease, Waddow Hall £89.50 £39.50* Archery GB Instructor award See October’s event. OCTOBER 19-21 April 2019 Leaders Retreat A time for some training, but also to enjoy a relaxing Blackland Farm £250 weekend at Foxlease. 12-14 October 2018 JUNE Foxlease £97.50 Leader Essentials A chance to gain the essentials of guiding, A Safe Space Archery GB – Instructor award and First Response, alongside some fun A two-and-a-half-day course for adult and informative workshops. volunteers wishing to lead archery at 7-9 June 2019 an introductory level. Blackland Farm, Foxlease and 5-7 October 2018 Waddow Hall £89.50 £39.50* Blackland Farm £250 per person BC (British Canoeing) 1 Star MARCH A basic award covering the skills needed to become a paddler. Domestic Users Chainsaw Course Own a chainsaw? Learn how to safely, 29 June 2019 effectively use and maintain to Blackland Farm £50 maximise its life. (plus £7 certification) ering ICANDO will be off gs on 12 March 2019 Blackland Farm £125 per person trainin two-hour evening cs various topi * £50 support from Adult Leader Training Bursary See soc Space, First Re sponse ia more i l media for including A Safe refresher, man aging peop le an d re quested tober nforma topics from lead ers on 9 and 10 Oc tion February 20 19 , 11 an d 12 2018, 26 and 27 to 9pm . June 2019, 7pm 14
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Hautbois Activity Centre is celebrating its 30th birthday - come and join in the fun with us in 2018! Trying something new is an essential part of guiding so take part in adventurous and exciting activities and make new friends at one of our events for Girlguiding members. Gain new skills and grow in confidence at our Badge Days throughout the year. Taster weekends, activity days, camps and residential stays are available as well. See our website for more details or follow us on Facebook and Twitter. We can’t wait to see you at Hautbois! Get in contact: @HautboisNorfolk www.hautbois.org.uk T: 01603 737357 opt 2 @HautboisNorfolk E: email@example.com @HautboisActivityCentre
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re events Our leisure events are available for anyone over the Leisu age of 18 and offer adults an opportunity to enjoy our centres and surrounding areas. CON YOUR TACT CE SEPTEMBER DATES TO BO NTRE Wellness Weekend Yoga, mindfulness OK and meditation. Reiki, hot tubs and Christmas Family Fun Day 2018 Royal Parks Rambles relaxation. Festive fun for all the family, complete See September’s event. 7-9 September 2018 with elf hunt, adventurous activities, 26 June 2019 ICANDO £10.50 per person Foxlease £199 single, £183 shared meet Father Christmas, mulled wine and crafts and entry to the tree festival. JULY Royal Parks Rambles Take a self-guided 15 December 2018 Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge tour around London before heading Waddow Hall £5, under 4 years free With fully experienced mountain back to ICANDO for a tasty cream tea. guides take on the Three Peaks 12 September 2018 Alternative New Year House Party Challenge of Pen-Y-Gent, Whernside ICANDO £10 per person An alternative to the traditional and Ingleborough over two days. Waddow Hall house party that includes 26-28 July 2019 adventurous activities, late nights, OCTOBER pampering and the odd lie in. Waddow Hall £195 per person Tinsel, Turkey and Shopping 30 December 2018-1 January 2019 A real Christmas break with carols, Waddow Hall £95 per person AUGUST mulled wine and mince pies. Get your Foxlease Bake Off Learn from scratch, shopping done and enjoy a Christmas feast, followed by a pantomime. JANUARY or pick up new skills from trained chefs before a competition. Learn skills to 26-28 October 2018 Sale Sleepover Make the most of use towards your Catering Scheme. Foxlease £199 single, £183 shared London’s January sales, followed by Optional stay the night before. dinner, theatre and a night in central 3 August 2019 London. A chance to meet other leaders. NOVEMBER 5-6 January 2019 Foxlease £30 We’ll Meet Again 1940s Experience ICANDO £95 per person Join us and dress up for a flashback in Family Activity Day Bring the whole time to the roaring 40s. family for a fun filled day out! 10 November 2018 APRIL 3 August 2019 Leaders Can Too Weekend All the fun Blackland Farm From £15 per person, Foxlease £22 and adventure the girls have at Waddow £30 family rate Hall but this time it’s just for you! Victorian Christmas Show Traditional 5-7 April 2019 Walking Week A week of walks of carols with a Victorian twist and a bundle of festive feeling. Includes a Waddow Hall £105 per person varying levels, with a good choice Christmas feast and a pantomime. each day, led by qualified instructors. Easter Fun Day Enjoy our adventurous The week includes at least two days 30 November-2 December 2018 activities, join in the Easter egg hunt, with a coach, so that the walks can Foxlease £199 single, £183 shared start further afield — or maybe just make crafts and visit the stalls at our Easter extravaganza. so you can visit a new area. DECEMBER 22 April 2019 4-11 August 2019 Christmas Shopping Sleepover Come Waddow Hall £4, under 4 years free Waddow Hall £455 single, £406 shared and enjoy the festive spirit of London at Christmas time and complete your Royal Parks Rambles Family Camp An opportunity for shopping with other leaders. See September’s event. volunteers to visit and stay at 1-2 December 2018 27 April 2019 ICANDO £10.50 per person Blackland Farm with their families and ICANDO £95 per person experience the onsite activities. 10-31 August 2019 Christmas Tree Festival 2018 JUNE Blackland Farm Dependent on booking Waddow Hall’s annual display of Your Adventure A weekend of fun and decorated Christmas trees and festive adventure, with a chance to develop Geocaching Come and join us at crafts. Daily entry your independence skills. Blackland Farm for a day of caching – 10-16 December 2018 7-9 June 2019 there are 15 to find! Waddow Hall £1.50 Waddow Hall £99 17 August 2019 Blackland Farm £10 per family 19
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