Growth Challenge
Friday, September 20, 2019 - Tuesday, March 31, 2020
All Day

Girlguiding Leicestershire have launched a Growth Challenge badge.

Each section has a list of challenges to choose from including wearing their uniform to school and promoting Girlguiding locally.

Rainbows are required to complete 3 challenges.

Brownies are required to complete 4 challenges.

Guides/Ranger/young leaders/adult volunteers are required to complete 5 challenges.

Each section will receive a different coloured hemmed badge.

The challenge is available to download on the resources page.

Leicestershire County Water Weekend LOPC, Loughborough Road, Leicester LE4 5PN
Wednesday, October 02, 2019 - Friday, April 03, 2020
All Day

Girlguiding Leicestershire's Water Weekend is on Friday 15 May - Sunday 17 May 2020.


This is an opportunity open to all Guides and Rangers in Leicestershire and Rutland to camp, explore new activities and make new friends.

The cost of the weekend is a central fee of £50 per Guide or Ranger, £10 per adult volunteer which includes all the activities and a badge.  Units will need to add an additional cost for food.

An additional cost of £10 per person is charged for anyone wanting to participate in the high ropes/climbing and abseiling.

A non-refundable deposit of £20 per young member is required with the booking form.

Bookings open: now and will close on either 3 April 2020 or when the event is fully booked.

Fully booked 

Lead Skills Builder Day - Level 5 Kendrew Barracks, Cottesmore, Rutland LE15 7BQ
Saturday, March 21, 2020
All Day

A day for Guides and Rangers (11yrs - 18 yrs) to achieve their Skills Builder Lead level 5 badges. This day has now been opened up to 11+ Guides  All the required elements of the skills builder will be covered.

The day will be ran by the British Army at their barracks in Rutland.

Guides/Rangers will need to bring a packed lunch.

Ratios: 10:1 (the girls will be working in teams of 10)

Date: Saturday 21 March 2020

Time: 9.30am-4.30am

Cost: this is a free event (please only book for girls who will be definitely attending)

Bookings open: now

Bookings close: 1 March 2020. (closing date extended due to lowering of age limit)

Eventbrite booking

County Training Day 2020 Brockington College, Blaby Road, Enderby, Leics LE19 4AQ
Saturday, March 28, 2020
All Day

Come and join us for the County Training Day.  Meet old friends and make some new ones.  The theme of the day is the programme. The day will include sessions on the various themes and are cross sectional.

Arrive from 9.00 am and grab a coffee before the county commissioner delivers her welcome. Spend the rest of the day taking part in sessions.

The morning sessions are based on the six theme awards, there are also sessions on 1st Response Refresher, GO and meet a LQ mentor.

Bookings are now open and will close on 14 March 2020.

Eventbrite booking form

Peer Educator Training Weekend Girlguiding Leicestershire county office, 97 Princess Road East, Leicester LE1 7DW
Saturday, April 04, 2020 - Sunday, April 05, 2020
All Day

Peer Educator Training Weekend - Saturday 4 April - Sunday 5 April 2020

What is a Peer Educator? A Peer Educator is a Ranger or young leader aged up to 26 years, who can run sessions on a range of different topics including; gender stereotyping, mental resilience, body confidence and self-esteem. Sessions can be for Brownies, Guides, Rangers and even leaders! You can also run sessions outside of Guiding.

During the weekend you will:

  • Gain skills needed to be a peer educator including leadership and presentation skills
  • Gain new ideas for games and activities
  • Learn your safeguarding responsibilities
  • Be introduced to the resources, Breaking Free and Think Resilient
  • Start planning a session
  • Learn to run sessions to empower young people

Venue: Girlguiding Leicestershire County Office, 97 Princess Road East, Leicester LE1 7DW

Time: 9am Saturday until 4pm Sunday

Cost: £25 - includes catering

Requirements: you must attend the two days training, complete the Peer Education e-learning, level 1 and 2 a safe space e-learning and watch the Breaking Fee and Think Resilient videos and complete the quizzes.


Booking form

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