Get Involved

There are many ways to get involved. Here you can find more information on each section, as well as how to register yourself or your daughter to join.

If your daughter is already a member of Girlguiding Hertfordshire and would like to progress to the next section (e.g. she’s a Rainbow and would like to move up to Brownies) please speak to her unit Leader about the opportunities available.

Girls and Young Women

Rainbows

Ages 5-7
The Rainbow programme is called the Roundabout Jigsaw, which has the themes of Look, Learn, Laugh and Love. https://www.girlguiding.org.uk/what-we-do/rainbows-5-7/

Brownies

Ages 7-10
Works on the Brownie Adventure programme. Brownies become a member of a Six and take part in activities inside and out of the meeting place, and there are lots of badges to work towards. https://www.girlguiding.org.uk/what-we-do/brownies-7-10/

Guides

Ages 10-14 Works towards badges and Go For Its! Guides can work towards the Baden-Powell Challenge, and can even start volunteering by becoming a Rainbow or Brownie helper.

Rangers

Ages 14-18 Follows the Look Wider programme and works towards awards such as the Queen’s Guide Award or Duke of Edinburgh Award. You can also become trained in being a Peer Educator, or start volunteering with a younger unit as a Young Leader.  https://www.girlguiding.org.uk/what-we-do/rangers/

Volunteers

Once you turn 18 you can volunteer as an adult with Girlguiding. There are thousands of volunteers who help in so many ways, such as:

  • Running a unit as a Leader, Assistant Leader, Unit Helper, or Occasional Helper
  • Helping with the accounts or administration
  • Teaching skills such as First Aid, or adventurous activities like sailing or climbing. Girls work towards badges on a wide variety of topics, from Disability Awareness and Fire Safety to Circus Skills and Science Investigator, and units will often welcome support
  • Supporting one of the local Girlguiding volunteer shops and depots
  • Carry out gardening or DIY at a local site
  • Fundraising for trips and special events

Volunteering can be beneficial in so many ways. You can learn new skills, boost your CV, as well as making friendships that can last a lifetime. Volunteers are supported by local Commissioners, can attend trainings and work on qualifications to help develop their skills. By volunteering with us you are able to support girls and young women to be their best.

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