Venture Force Foundation Update

Skittles at the fundraiser evening

Games Night Fundraiser

Girlguiding Berkshire and the Venture Force Foundation recently held a games evening in Newbury to raise funds for the foundation. It involved skittles and bingo as well as dinner and a raffle, and in total they raised over £500!

Well done and thank you to everyone who came along and supported the charity.

 

Coming next...

Our next joint event with the Foundation is an information evening about the 2018 expedition.

Read more: Venture Force Foundation Update

Wokingham Commissioner wins Civic Award

Rachel Paterson, the Division Commissioner for Wokingham, has been presented with a Winnersh Parish Civic Award for her services to Girlguiding. She is also the Unit Leader with 2nd Winnersh Brownies.

Here she is receiving the award this weekend at the Winnersh Summer Fete.

Congratulations, Rachel!

Whiteknights Summer BBQ

On Friday Chloe (9th Reading Guides) and Sophie (1st Whitley Wood Brownies) were amongst the members of several units who attended the Whiteknights District summer BBQ. It looks like everyone had a great time! Making friends across the District and enjoying the sunshine... what could be better?

Discounted tickets for World Para Athletics Championships in London

Interested in taking a group to see some world class Para sports this summer?

England Athletics have discounted tickets available for groups of five or more for the World Para Athletics Championships taking place 14-23 July at the London Stadium, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Tickets are £5 per adult and £3 per child. Groups can attend any session and there is no maximum number of tickets they can buy.

Check out their website for more information.

Level 2 Walking Weekend, September

 

If you would like to extend your existing walking skills, learn how to lead groups safely in open country, and work towards gaining a Girlguiding walking qualification, sign up for the level 2 walking weekend taking place in September!

It's aimed at adult and senior section members aged 18+, and will be running on 22nd - 24th September on Dartmoor.

There is also a level 2 assessment course for those who have completed the training course, as well an informal leisure walking weekend.


This is a region-level training being run by South West England and London & South East England regions, so it's also a great opportunity to meet new people! There are also leadership and training grants available for the level 2 training and assessment courses.

To find out more:

Download the flyer

Download the application form

 

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