Outdoor Activities day

You can now book for a place on the Outdoor Activities Day on Saturday 28th April at Hallowtree, Ipswich. This is your chance to try some of our more adventurous activities and to give you ideas to take back to your units! So, if you want to find out a bit more about taking your girls away, get some ideas for outdoor fun or try your hand at some shooting, archery or other outdoor pursuits then come along to our Outdoor Adventures Activity Day...

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8th Ipswich Guides celebrate 100 years!

8th Ipswich Guides were 100 years old in 2017.  The Guide unit was started in July 1917 and has met in Ipswich town centre since, first at Turret Green Baptist church and now at Christ Church, Tacket Street.  Along with this, the current Guide Guider (Ruth Strudwick) has been a Guider at 8th Ipswich Guides for 25 years! A 100th Birthday party was held in October to celebrate and Guides and Leaders past and present were invited.  They had a...

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University of Suffolk Innovation Centre Visit

On Saturday 14th October, 28 Guides and Rangers from Bury St Edmunds and Mildenhall had a fantastic day exploring the exciting world of computer coding at the University of Suffolk’s Innovation Centre in Ipswich. The weather was sunny and perfect for the train journey from Bury St Edmunds, and the short walk along the scenic waterfront at Ipswich. When they arrived at the ultra-modern Innovation Centre the girls were each given a Microsoft...

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Rainbows card swap

Back in November, 1st and 2nd Leiston Rainbows took part in a Rainbow Card Swap to celebrate Rainbows turning 30 years. The girls all designed a card to send to another unit and then they received one in return. The girls enjoyed learning about all the different units from around the world such as America, Luxembourg, Australia, and seeing what they do. All the cards they received were displayed on a board in their meeting place and using a map...

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