What could Gift Aid do for you and your girls?

Looking for new ways to raise unit funds? Find out how Gift Aid helped the 4th Montrose Guides enjoy a year of adventure.

Top tips for a brilliant Burns Night celebration

Let’s celebrate the birthday of Scotland’s most famous poet – Robert Burns! This is a perfect opportunity to introduce your girls to some Scottish traditions – in a fun and… Read more »

Empowering the next generation of female leaders

As the leading charity for girls and young women in Scotland we are excited to welcome new proposals calling for equal gender representation on public bodies.   Angela Constance, Equalities… Read more »

QUEEN’S NEW YEAR HONOUR FOR INSPIRING GIRLGUIDING SCOTLAND VOLUNTEER

A Glasgow-based Girlguiding Scotland volunteer has been recognised in The Queen’s New Year Honours for her work supporting girls and young women for more than 50 years. Alison Spurway, Vice President of… Read more »

Whipping up some Social Action

Leader Kirsty explains how her unit are taking baking action to help people who are unwell this Christmas and have been doing so since 1993! The 193rd City of Edinburgh… Read more »

Opportunity: Join our governance working group

Wanted……..strategic thinkers to join Girlguiding Scotland’s Governance Working Group.  In 2017 Girlguiding Scotland will review how it is organised, the way we are managed and governed as a charity. It… Read more »

Adventures aren’t just for summer!

Camping in The Village, Netherurd’s newest accommodation

Kirsty, from Ross-shire Rangers shares why her unit loves winter adventures! And tells us why you don’t want to miss out by sticking to indoor activities this winter.   Our… Read more »

What do Google and low confidence have in common?

We all know that we can turn to Google to answer just about everything. That last minute activity for Rainbows, check! That difficult question from the inquisitive Brownie, check! But… Read more »

Making Advent a time for Action

A group of guides have turned advent into the perfect month for social action

All over Scotland our young members have been finding creative ways to celebrate the holiday season and spread festive cheer throughout their communities. We found out how the 3rd Vale… Read more »

Isla Whateley: More needs to be done to end sexual harassment in schools

We recently attended Policy Hub Scotland’s ‘Sexual Harassment and Violence in Schools’ conference which explored attitudes towards this issue and the impact this has on young people in Scotland.  … Read more »