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April 2016

April Walk – Region Walking Group

April 23, 2016

Information about the April Walk is available below: Walking Group April 2016 walk information sheet

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£60

Adult Day Sail

April 30, 2016

What? Whether you have sailed before or not, come and try out the Black Diamond, an exciting 45 foot ocean racer and see what big-boat sailing is all about. When? Saturday 30 April 2016 Where? Hartlepool Who for? Adults How much? £60 for the day sail, which includes use of life jackets, wet weather gear and food. Optional extra: Friday night on the yacht. There is no extra cost for this but evening meal and breakfast is not provided. There…

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May 2016
£20

DofE Assessor Training

May 7, 2016

What? DofE Assessor Training When? 7 May 2016 Where? North East England Region office in York Who for? Adults wishing to assess DofE expeditions How much? £20 This course is one of a series of courses throughout the United Kingdom, which will bring together delegates from Operating Authorities, Assessor Networks and Approved Activity Providers. The purpose of the EAAS is to prepare, train and accredit Assessors to undertake expedition assessments. Only accredited assessors may assess DofE Expeditions. Becoming an assessor is…

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June 2016
£30

Lyke Wake Walk

June 11, 2016 - June 12, 2016

  This walk is dedicated to the memory of Greta Fowler who was Chief Commissioner for Girlguiding North East England in 1977 - 1984 and President of North East England Guide Association from 1986-1991 when she became a Vice President until  February 3rd 2016 when she sadly passed away. Greta walked the Lyke Wake Walk in 1979 to raise £1000 to buy a new Region Standard, she raised £3000 in total.              What?      40 mile walk to be…

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£5.00

An Introduction to Property Health and Safety Management

June 11, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Girlguiding North East England Region Office,

What? An introduction to managing a Girlguiding Property. When? Saturday 11 June 2016 10am-1pm followed by lunch Where? North East England Region office, Monks Cross, York Who for? Anyone who manages a residential property, an office, or a campsite for a Girlguiding County, Division or District, or members of a property committee. How much? £5 (lunch is included) Are you considering any maintenance / construction work during 2016? If so, do you understand the requirements of the CDM 2015 regulations?…

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£10 - £43.50

Land in the Lake

June 17, 2016 - June 19, 2016

  What? An action packed weekend of activities on and off the water When? 17-18 or 18-19 June 2016 Where? Carlton Lodge, Thirsk, North Yorkshire Who for? Brownies with their leaders How much? £43.50 for Brownies and £10.00 for Leaders   Who is it for? Brownies coming with their Leaders at a ratio of 1:6. No camping experience or residential qualification required. Opportunity for Leaders to take part in some camp/holiday training if required. Where is it? Carlton Lodge Outdoor…

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June Walk – Region Walking Group

June 18, 2016

Please find information about the June walk below: Walking Group June 2016 walk information sheet

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July 2016

July Walk – Region Walking Group

July 9, 2016

The information about the July walk is available below: Walking Group July 2016 walk information sheet

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£25

DofE Bronze and Silver Practice Expedition

July 15, 2016 - July 17, 2016

  What?   The practice expedition is for those who do not have a group of their own, or Leaders who are new to running expeditions and want support with supervising their group. Following that there will be the opportunity to attend Open Bronze / Silver Assessment. When? Practice 15 - 17 July 2016 and Assessment  2 – 4 September 2016 Where? Barneybeck, Redmire (practice expedition); Teesdale (assessment) Who for? The Senior Section How much? £15/£25/£40/£50, depending on what you…

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August 2016
£20 - £35

Spectacular Night

August 18, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm

  What? A Spectacular Evening to celebrate the Senior Section Centenary with an option to stay overnight under the stars When? Thursday 18 August 2016, 6pm – 10.30pm (or overnight if you wish!) Where? Fountains Abbey, Ripon Who for? Members of The Senior Section, Guides 13+ (with their leaders), adult members and Trefoil Guild Members How much? £20, an additional £15 for the sleepover option   The Chief Commissioner and Girlguiding North East England warmly invite all members of The Senior…

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September 2016
£15 - £25

DofE Bronze and Silver Assessment Expedition

September 2, 2016 - September 4, 2016

 What? The practice expedition is for those who do not have a group of their own, or Leaders who are new to running expeditions and want support with supervising their group. Following that there will be the opportunity to attend Open Bronze / Silver Assessment. When? Practice 15 - 17 July 2016 and Assessment  2 – 4 September 2016 Where? Barneybeck, Redmire (practice expedition); Teesdale (assessment) Who for? The Senior Section How much? £15/£25/£40/£50, depending on what you are doing,…

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£50

BP Adventure – Sail on the James Cook – Fully booked

September 9, 2016 - September 11, 2016

What? Spend a weekend sailing on the beautiful 21 metre ketch. When? 9-11 September 2016 Where? Sailing from North Shields. Who for? Guides who have finished or nearly finished the BP Challenge. How much? £185 - £50 non-refundable deposit required with your booking.   This event is now fully booked.  Girlguiding North East England wants this adventure to be a celebration of your achievement at completing the “ultimate award” for the Guide section. We also want you to try something…

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£50

BP Adventure – Climbing & Back to Basics Weekend – Fully Booked

September 9, 2016 - September 11, 2016

What? A BP Adventure weekend full of new and exciting challenges. When? 9 – 11 September 2016 Where? Wynches, Burley Woodhead, Ilkley Who for? Guides who have finished or nearly finished their BP Challenge Award How much? £50.00   Girlguiding North East England wants this adventure to be a celebration of your achievement at completing the ‘ultimate award’ for the Guide Section. We also want you to try something new, meet Guides from other units and discover what further opportunities…

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£5

Level 2 Walking Refresher

September 17, 2016

What? Level 2 Refresher When? 17 September 2016 Where? Osmotherley, North Yorkshire Who for? Anyone with level 2 walking qualification, who would like a refresher How much? £5.00   Want to dust off your level 2 skills and meet new people who share your passion for walking? The level 2 walking refresher is for anyone who holds a level 2 walking qualification or is planning on taking the level 2 assessment and would like a navigation and skills refresher. The…

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£5 - £12

Commissioner Training: Leadership and Vision

September 22, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

  What? This is one of three free-standing sessions for District or Division Commissioners and Commissioner Mentors  covering the basics of being a Commissioner. When? Thursday 22 September 2016, 7-9 pm. A sandwich tea will be provided from 6.15 pm. Where? Girlguiding North East England Region Office, Monks Cross, York. Who for? District and Division Commissioners and Commissioner Mentors. How much? £5 per session, or £12 if you book all three (select the appropriate ticket below) Whether you are a new or more experienced…

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September Walk – Region Walking Group

September 23, 2016 - September 25, 2016

The information and expression of interest form for the September walk is below: Walking Group September 2016 walk information sheet September 2016 walk Expression of Interest form

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October 2016
£5

Peer Education Topic Training – Think Resilient

October 8, 2016

What? Topic training for Peer Educators on Think Resilient When? Saturday 8 October 2016 Where? Region office in York Who for? Current Peer Educators How much? £5   Looking for the next step on your 4 journey or to find out more? Yes? Girlguiding North East England is running a topic top up training. Come and join the fun! To attend the Training you should be aged 14 – 26 and already have attended a Basic Training. This training is…

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October Walk – Region Walking Group

October 9, 2016

The information sheet for the October walk is below: walking-group-october-2016-walk-information-sheet

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£5 - £12

Commissioner Training: What to do when….

October 10, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

What? This is one of three free-standing sessions for District or Division Commissioners and Commissioner Mentors  covering the basics of being a Commissioner. When? Monday 10 October 2016, 7-9 pm. A sandwich tea will be provided from 6.15 pm. Where? Girlguiding North East England Region Office, Monks Cross, York. Who for? District and Division Commissioners and Commissioner Mentors. How much? £5 per session, or £12 if you book all three (select the appropriate ticket below) Whether you are a new or more experienced Commissioner these…

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£5 - £12

Commissioner Training: Processes & Resources

October 26, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

What? This is one of three free-standing sessions for District or Division Commissioners and Commissioner Mentors  covering the basics of being a Commissioner. When? Wednesday 26 October 2016, 7-9 pm. A sandwich tea will be provided from 6.15 pm. Where? Girlguiding North East England Region Office, Monks Cross, York. Who for? District and Division Commissioners and Commissioner Mentors. How much? £5 per session, or £12 if you book all three (select the appropriate ticket below) Whether you are a new or more experienced Commissioner…

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£67 - £70

Walking Weekend

October 28, 2016 - October 30, 2016
Whiteley Woods Outdoor Centre, Sheffield, + Google Map

What? Learn the skills of navigation and start working towards a qualification to enable you to take girls out walking and to supervise DofE expeditions. If you have already attended an approved Level 2 walking training, you can be assessed during this weekend. When? 28 – 30 October 2016 Where? Whiteley Woods Outdoor Centre, Sheffield Who for? Adult members and their friends How much? £67.00 (members) £70.00 (non-members)   Girlguiding North East England is holding its annual autumn walking weekend…

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November 2016
Free

Outdoor 1st Aid Qualification Weekend

November 18, 2016 - November 20, 2016

  What? 16 hour outdoor first aid course. When? 18 - 20 November 2016. Where? Hazel House, Ripon. Who for? Anyone who needs a 16 hour outdoor first aid certificate. How much? £75.00 includes 2 nights indoor accommodation, food and training   This is a 16 hour course will give you a qualification which is recognised by most national governing bodies. Both days will commence at 9am prompt. The weekend will finish at approximately 5.30pm on Sunday. Participants will be…

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Free - £25

Commissioner Training: Residential

November 19, 2016 @ 12:30 pm - November 20, 2016 @ 12:30 pm

What? A residential training event for Division and District Commissioners  covering the basics of being a Commissioner. When? Saturday 19 - Sunday 20 November Where? Finchale Centre, Pity Me, Durham.  This is easily accessible by road and is just a short taxi journey from Durham Station. Who for? District and Division Commissioners and Commissioner Mentors. How much? £50 residential:  includes afternoon tea and evening meal on Saturday, accommodation for Saturday night and breakfast and a buffet lunch on Sunday. £25 non-residential: includes afternoon…

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February 2017
£10

Peer Education Basic Training Weekend

February 17 - February 19

What? Are you aged 14 – 26 looking for a new challenge?  Do you care about issues which affect girls today?  Do you want to learn new games and develop new skills? When? 17 – 19 February 2017. Where? Bramhope Scout Campsite, Leeds – Indoor accommodation. Who for? Members of the Senior Section. How much? £10 deposit required to book your place.  When you arrive, you can either receive the deposit back in cash, or use it to buy one…

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March 2017
£40

International Community Experience (ICE) Weekend

March 24 - March 26

What? International Community Experience (ICE) is a residential weekend to give you a taste of community action. Learn about global issues, prepare for an international experience – and have fun! When? 24 - 26 March 2017 Where? Hazel House, Ripon Who for? Guides aged 11-13. Guides should apply as individuals but notify their Leaders. How much? £40 Due to low numbers of applicants for this event, this has been merged with the  ICE Weekend 28 - 30 April 2017. This event…

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£25

DofE Supervisors Course

March 25

What? Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Expedition Supervisor Training Course When? 25 March 2017 Where? North East England Region office in York Who for? Adults supervising DofE expeditions How much? £25.00   A supervisor’s training course is available for all those involved in supervising DofE expeditions. For those new or relatively new to supervising it is invaluable. Whilst not currently compulsory it is a very useful course for any expedition supervisor. More experienced supervisors will also find it useful as consolidation…

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April 2017
£20.00 - £50.00

Level 1 Out and About – Water and Walking Module Training

April 1 - April 2

What? Out & About Module Training, Level 1 Walking Qualification Training and Water Safety Module Training When? 1 – 2 April 2017 Where? Durham Camp House, Spennymoor Who for? Anyone over the age of 16 How much? £20 per day includes lunch and refreshments or £50 for the weekend (Friday evening to Sunday afternoon) includes all food and accommodation   Saturday 1 April Out and About Module Training - for those interested in doing more outdoors with their girls. Or…

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£50 - £58

DofE / The Senior Section Walking Weekend

April 1 - April 2

What? This weekend will cover most of the DofE expedition training needed for Bronze, Silver and Gold levels. When? 1 - 2 April 2017 Where? Helmsley YHA, North Yorkshire Who for? DofE participants, members of The Senior Section, DofE Leaders How much? £50 for girls and £58 for leaders (includes accommodation, dinner, bed & breakfast at the youth hostel)   The weekend will include training on navigation skills, route planning, map reading, food and cooking. You will also have time…

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Action for Change

April 7 - April 9

What is Action for Change? Action for Change is an exciting new opportunity for you to get the skills and know-how and be inspired to make change in your own unique way on the things you really care about. Join Action for Change in North East England and be part of something amazing. Whether it’s organising a community event or action, starting a petition to your Head Teacher to make a change at school, tackling bullying or discrimination you see…

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April Walk – Region Walking Group

April 8

The information sheet and booking instructions are available here:  April 2017 Walking Group Information Sheet If you would like to receive the Region Walking Group newsletter please email us: info@girlguidingnortheast.org.uk

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£40

International Community Experience (ICE) Weekend

April 28 - April 30

What? International Community Experience (ICE) is a residential weekend to give you a taste of community action. Learn about global issues, prepare for an international experience – and have fun! When? 28 – 30 April 2017 Where? Barnard Castle, Teesdale, County Durham. Who for? Guides aged 11-13. Guides should apply as individuals but notify their Leaders. How much? £40   This is an opportunity to have a go at community action and travelling, and to meet other girls who want…

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May 2017
£25

DofE Assessors Training

May 13

What? DofE Assessors Training When? 13 May 2017 Where? North East England Region office in York Who for? Adults wishing to assess DofE expeditions How much? £25   This course is one of a series of courses throughout the United Kingdom, which will bring together delegates from Operating Authorities, Assessor Networks and Approved Activity Providers. The purpose of the EAAS is to prepare, train and accredit Assessors to undertake expedition assessments. Only accredited assessors may assess DofE Expeditions. Becoming an assessor…

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May Walk – Region Walking Group

May 20

The information sheet and booking instructions are available here:  May 2017 Walking Group Information If you would like to receive the Region Walking Group newsletter please email us: info@girlguidingnortheast.org.uk

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£50

BP Adventure – Chocolate and Canals

May 30 - June 1

What? Baden Powell Adventure – Chocolate and Canals When? Tuesday 30 May – Thursday 1 June 2017 Where? P&O mini cruise to Bruges Who for? Guides who are completing their BP Award How much? £130 excluding transport to Hull   Who is the adventure for? This is for guides who are working on their BP Award and have completed at least 6 of their challenges. Girls will need to arrive at the Hull P&O Passenger Ferry Terminal 2 on Tuesday…

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June 2017
£5

Commissioner Training 2017 Session 1 : Leadership & Vision (York)

June 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

What? One of three free-standing sessions covering the basics of being a Commissioner. When? Thursday 8 June, 7-9 pm. A sandwich tea will be provided from 6.15 pm. Where? Girlguiding North East England Region Office, Monks Cross, York. Who for? District and Division Commissioners and Commissioner Mentors. How much? £5 per session This is one of three training sessions which are designed for Commissioners within their first 12-18 months in their role, but more experienced Commissioners and Commissioner mentors are also…

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£5

Commissioner Training 2017 Session 1 : Leadership & Vision (North Shields)

June 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

What? One of three free-standing sessions covering the basics of being a Commissioner. When? Wednesday 14 June, 7-9 pm. A sandwich tea will be provided from 6.15 pm. Where? Girlguiding North Tyneside Office, North Shields. Who for? District and Division Commissioners and Commissioner Mentors. How much? £5 per session This is one of three training sessions which are designed for Commissioners within their first 12-18 months in their role, but more experienced Commissioners and Commissioner mentors are also welcome to participate…

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£5

Commissioner Training 2017 Session 2 : What to do When… (York)

June 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

What? One of three free-standing sessions covering the basics of being a Commissioner. When? Wednesday 21 June, 7-9 pm. A sandwich tea will be provided from 6.15 pm. Where? Girlguiding North East England office, York. Who for? District and Division Commissioners and Commissioner Mentors. How much? £5 per session This is one of three training sessions which are designed for Commissioners within their first 12-18 months in their role, but more experienced Commissioners and Commissioner mentors are also welcome to participate…

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July Walk

June 22 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Walk information sheet • Name of walk: Great Punchard Head and Gunnerside Moor from Tan Hill • Date and time: Sunday 9th July meet 9.45 for 10.00am departure • Meeting point: Tan Hill Pub NY 897 067 Explorer OL30 Yorkshire Dales Northern & Central • Approximate length of walk/difficulty level: 23km, 800m ascent, level 3, one section with no clear path, some boggy areas, one short steep descent and ascent (option to reduce distance by parking some cars at Keld…

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£60

BP Adventure – Steaming Ahead

June 23 - June 25

What? Find out more about the North Yorkshire Moors Railway – be part of a service project connected with the railway and take a trip on a steam train. When? 23-25 June 2017 Where? Holme House, near Grosmont, North Yorkshire Who for? Guides who have finished or nearly finished their BP Challenge Award How much? £60   Girlguiding North East England wants this adventure to be a celebration of your achievement at completing the ‘ultimate award’ for the Guide Section.…

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£5

Commissioner Training 2017 Session 3 : What to do when … (North Shields)

June 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

What? One of three free-standing sessions covering the basics of being a Commissioner. When? Tuesday 27 June, 7-9 pm. A sandwich tea will be provided from 6.15 pm. Where? Girlguiding North Tyneside Office, North Shields. Who for? District and Division Commissioners and Commissioner Mentors. How much? £5 per session This is one of three training sessions which are designed for Commissioners within their first 12-18 months in their role, but more experienced Commissioners and Commissioner mentors are also welcome to participate to…

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July 2017
£5.00

Commissioner Training 2017 Session 3 : Processes & Resources (York)

July 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

  What? One of three free-standing sessions covering the basics of being a Commissioner. When? Monday 3 July, 7-9 pm. A sandwich tea will be provided from 6.15 pm. Where? Girlguiding North East England office, York. Who for? District and Division Commissioners and Commissioner Mentors. How much? £5 per session This is one of three training sessions which are designed for Commissioners within their first 12-18 months in their role, but more experienced Commissioners and Commissioner mentors are also welcome to…

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£5

Commissioner Training 2017 Session 2 : Processes and Resources (North Shields)

July 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

What? One of three free-standing sessions covering the basics of being a Commissioner. When? Thursday 13 July, 7-9 pm. A sandwich tea will be provided from 6.15 pm. Where? Girlguiding North Tyneside Office, North Shields. Who for? District and Division Commissioners and Commissioner Mentors. How much? £5 per session This is one of three training sessions which are designed for Commissioners within their first 12-18 months in their role, but more experienced Commissioners and Commissioner mentors are also welcome to participate…

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£30 - £40

DofE Bronze, Silver or Gold Practice Expedition

July 14 - July 16

What?   DofE Bronze, Silver or Gold Practice Expedition The practice expedition is for those who do not have a group of their own, or Leaders who are new to running expeditions and want support with supervising their group.  Following that there will be the opportunity to attend Open Bronze/Silver/Gold Assessment. When? 14–16 July 2017 Where? Teesdale Who for? Members of the Senior Section How much? Bronze £30; Silver £35; Gold £40 Leaders of Groups £30 Who is the weekend…

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£45.00 - £60.00

World of Opportunities Weekend

July 14 - July 16

What? A flexible weekend of international opportunities, interest badges and Look Wider octants phase 1. Meet new friends and see where in the world the adventure can take you. When? 14 - 16 July 2017 Where? Bradley Wood, Brighouse, West Yorkshire Who for? Guides 10+, Senior Section and Adults, alone or with Units How much? £50 for full weekend – camping Friday-Sunday £45 for arrivals 15 July 2017 – camping Saturday am-Sunday £60 for full weekend indoor accommodation (limited availability…

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August 2017
£25 - £85

DofE Bronze, Silver or Gold Assessment Expedition

August 29 - September 2

What? DofE Bronze, Silver or Gold Assessment Expedition This assessment expedition is for those who do not have a group of their own, or Leaders who are new to running expeditions and want support with supervising their group. When? Gold: 29 August (afternoon) - 2 September 2017 Silver: 31 August – 2 September 2017 Bronze: 1 – 2 September 2017 Where? Northern Yorkshire Dales Who for? Members of the Senior Section. How much? Bronze £30; Silver £35; Gold £85 Leaders of…

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September 2017
£50.00

BP Titanic Adventure

September 1 - September 3

What? Baden Powell Titanic Adventure When? Friday 1 – Sunday 3 September 2017 Where? Girlguiding Ulster Training and Activity Centre, Lorne House, 30 Station Road, Craigavad, Holywood, BT18 OBP Who for? Guides who are completing their BP Award How much? £190 excluding transport to and from Leeds Bradford Airport   Who is the weekend for? This is for Guides who are working on their BP Award and have completed at least 6 of their challenges. Girls will need to arrive at…

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£15 - £125

Flamingo Fling

September 16 - September 17

What? Flamingo Fling When? 16–17 September 2017. Where? Flamingo Land, Kirby Misperton off the Malton to Pickering road. Who for? All sections including Trefoil Guild Members. How much? See table below. Flamingo Land is Yorkshire's ultimate theme park attraction & the UK's most visited Zoo.  It is situated at Kirby Misperton which is off the A169 Malton to Pickering Road. If you have been craving adrenaline fuelled thrills, then Flamingo Land’s collection of 8 extreme rides are ready and waiting.…

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Rainbow Rally at Flamingo Fling

September 16 - September 17

What? Rainbow Rally – A very special invitation to all Rainbow units When? 16–17 September 2017 Where? Flamingo Land, Kirby Misperton off the Malton to Pickering road. Who for? Rainbows and their Leaders How much? £50 for Rainbows and £40 for Leaders   To celebrate the 30th birthday of Rainbows we would like to invite 30 Rainbows and their Leaders to join Brownies, Guides and Members of the Senior Section from across the Region at the overnight camp element of…

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Walking Group September walks

September 23 @ 8:00 am - September 24 @ 5:00 pm

NEE Walking Group, September walks, 23rd -24th September 2017 In September we are once again offering two consecutive days, this time in Northumberland. You can opt to do either or both of the days on offer but if you want to walk both days, and stay over for the Saturday  night you will need to arrange your own accommodation.  This year  the two walks will be based in Wooler. Camping is available at Highburn House campsite, on the Friday and…

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£10.00

Commissioners’ Conference 2017

September 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

  What? Commissioners’ Conference 2017 When? Sunday 24 September 2017 (Refreshments from 10am to start at 10.30am, close at 4pm) Where? Shine, Harehills Road, Leeds, LS8 5HS *use 2 Conway Street for SatNav Who for? Commissioners, Commissioner Designates and Commissioner Mentors How much? £10 (includes lunch)   To complement our ongoing programme of Commissioner Training we are holding a Commissioners' Conference. There are loads of changes on the way in Girlguding over the next year or so.  This day is…

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