Guides - Derbyshire
Members take part in a wide range of exciting activities at their regular meetings, and at special events or holidays. Girls do everything from adventure sports to playing fun games, and from taking part in community action projects to the performing arts. Guides work together in small groups or 'Patrols' and, with the support of an adult Leader, choose and run some of the activities themselves using Go for It! resource packs. The Guide programme is divided into five areas: - discovery of new experiences and challenges - healthy lifestyles - global awareness - skills and relationships - celebrating diversity. Girls can extend their knowledge and skills by working towards Guide interest badges covering many different hobbies and activities from Film lover to Independent living. They can also gain Challenge badges that recognise their participation in guiding over a period of time. The badges build towards the Baden-Powell Challenge Award , named in honour of the Lord Baden Powell the founder of both scouts and Guides.
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Girlguiding aims to provide the opportunity for girls of all abilities to have fun and grow their confidence in a girl-only environment. 'Guiding is about actively involving everyone, including those with medical conditions, special needs and disabilities, ensuring that we are flexible enough to allow every member to take full part, and providing support to enable this to happen.' Support available for girls with additional needs in their unit includes: - Fund for members with disabilities - A network of Special Needs Advisors at local level
Caters for the following age groups10 years To 14 years
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