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Camp Craft Skills Day

Calling all members aged 16+

Do you know your fly sheet from your bed sheet?

Or get knotted up when it come to gadgets?

Does your campfire cooking food turn out as black as the pans?

Would you know the tricks to getting those pans sparkling clean in a jiffy?

Not feeling confident about taking your girls away under canvas?

Want to learn  skills, refresh old skills or just have some outdoor fun?

Then come along to our Camp Craft Skills Day at Great Tower on Saturday 23 June 10am to 4pm!

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International opportunities with Girlguiding Cumbria South

The county IntOps selection evening will be on Monday 21 May 2018, 7 to 9pm at Park House, Hawkshead. Continue reading International opportunities with Girlguiding Cumbria South

Outdoor Team


We live in a beautiful part of the country and whether you want to take your girls up a mountain or shopping in a city, the Girl Guiding A to Z of activities has all the guidelines you need to ensure your and your girls are safe on their adventures.

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Use the Link A to Z of activities to check out what ever adventure you want to embark on. If you are still unsure then contact our Outdoor team who will be able to support and advise you.

Part of any adventure whether in a meeting or away on a residential or day trip will involve Risk Assessments.   Use the useful PDF download that will take you through how to write one. These are invaluable as and we all need to be doing them even if you are going somewhere you have used before.  Risk Assessments

Residential Venues

Within Cumbria South we have the fantastic Park House in Hawkshead.


In Lancashire there is Guys Farm and Waddow Hall.

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Other venues that can be used are:

Rydal Hall Youth Centre


Great Tower

All of the above centres offer Outdoor Activities. Remember to use the A to Z to check  qualifications requirements of instructors. Do not be afraid to ask the Centre to see Instructors Certificates it is your responsibility to ensure you do.

Going Away

Thinking of Going Away and need advice?  Lindsey Cooper is the County?s Outdoor Adviser and can be contacted at the outdoors email address.

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