Kirsten Mitchell

Brownie | 9 I was a Rainbow before I was a Brownie. The thing I like most about being in guiding is trying new things.

We give girls a head start in life through fun, adventure and friendship.

Discover what your daughter could get out of guiding, and how she can take part.

Senior Section Spectacular


We’ve got a truly spectacular programme of Scottish events, challenges and fun lined up – and there’s something for everyone.

Who's your #WOWwoman?

We’re launching a new campaign – WOWwoman – to celebrate inspiring role models and empower a new generation of girls and young women to aim high.

There’s always something to get involved with at Girlguiding Scotland – browse our events calendar to see what’s coming up.
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We’re in communities across Scotland, giving girls a head start in life and encouraging them to be happy and confident.

Gemma McKechnie: Queen’s Guide Award helped me take the lead

19th October 2016

Gemma McKechnie, 25, a Guide and Senior Section Leader from Bearsden, headed to the House of Commons to receive her Queen’s Guide Award – the highest award you can earn… Read more »

Opportunity: Help to inspire global citizens

17th October 2016

Are you passionate about global guiding? Do you want to encourage a new generation to tackle world issues and think big? Do you have experience developing publications and activities for… Read more »

Five fantastic reasons to go to the Polaris Day Event!

8th October 2016

Want to help shape the future of Girlguiding Scotland? Come along to our Polaris Day event on October 29 and make your voice heard! Polaris is made up of Girlguiding… Read more »

Get in Gear for Women’s Sport Week 2016

7th October 2016

It’s Women’s Sport Week and we’re encouraging all your young members to get out and get active. To celebrate we spoke to Susie Wolff, former Formula One Racing Driver and… Read more »

Launching Step in my Shoes Activity Night!

30th September 2016

This year, we’ve seen a great success with units getting involved with our ‘Step in my Shoes’ project, run by a group of Senior Section members from Glasgow working on their Queen’s Guide Award.