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Leadership & Programme Ideas

Adventures at Home

The adventures don’t stop just because we’re staying home, there’s still lots of guiding fun to be had!   In case you aren’t sure where to start, here are some ideas of where to look:

Beyond Scavenger Hunts

Do you want more activity ideas – find out more on the Beyond scavenger hunts sessions to hear about what other leaders have been up to with their girls and gather lots of ideas.  The recordings of  webinars and supporting resources in this Dropbox folder.

How to take guiding online

Guiding online is going to be a bit different to real-life unit meetings, but it can still be a great way to connect with young members, have fun and try new challenges. There’s different ways of doing virtual guiding – find what suits you and your unit with more information here

Girlguiding Scotland’s Development worker also shares lots of ideas on how to take Guiding online with information on Zoom and Facebook Live.  Information can be found here.  Don’t forget your virtual guiding consent form.


Future Girl – Make change today. For our world, tomorrow

Future Girl is built around five topics that we all really care about. Explore the issues that matter to us, start a conversation with the girls you know, and stay tuned for more updates on how we can all work together to change the world.

Get inspired at Future Girl Live!  Future girls can change the world. Come and find out how at our live sessions for Guides and Rangers.

Due to the ongoing situation with Coronavirus, unfortunately Future Girl Live is cancelled in all cities for 2020. Girlguiding are working on creating an exciting, digital alternative for you so watch this space!

Leadership for Volunteers

Take advantage of our great leadership learning opportunities and be confident that you have the skills and knowledge to be an inspirational leader.  Find out about your Leadership Skills and the 12 Steps to becoming a great Leader in the Leadership Toolkit.There are lots of online training courses from programme training to leadership skills to branding, to help you progress as a volunteer.  Have you heard of GLOW (Global Leadership Online for WAGGGS)?  These are international leadership courses run by WAGGGS.

Links to all can be found below:

*WAGGGS – World Assoc of Girl Guides & Girl Scouts

Programme & Activities

Being a reliable team player, learning how to lead, developing a sense of well-being – guiding offers all of this to girls and more

The activities and adventures that girls experience through their programme help them to learn about themselves and gain the skills and confidence to realise their dreams. The specialist frameworks and practical guidance collected together here help leaders and volunteers to provide girls with a programme that supports their development.

Programme and Activities includes information on:

  • The Girlguiding Programme
  • Educational Framework
  • The Five Essentials
  • Doing our Best checklists
  • Peer Education
  • Activities and Guidance


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