Category: Guides

1st Kennington Guides Report – April 2018

We started the term with the Clever Cogs Challenge. The Guides planned and carried out some engineering themed activities, including making slime to learn about non-Newtonian fluids, building volcanoes, making lava lamps and trying some signalling. We also enjoyed a Money Minds session from Yorkshire Building Society, learning about planning and budgeting for a holiday. …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://kennington-pc.gov.uk/1st-kennington-guides-report-april-2018/

1st Kennington Guides Report – January 2018

The Autumn term started with the Kindness Challenge. The Guides wrote thank you letters, played co-operative games and learnt about the work of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts. Some Patrols painted friendship rocks and left them around the village to spread a little happiness. We held a board games evening where …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://kennington-pc.gov.uk/1st-kennington-guides-report-january-2018/

1st Kennington Guides Report – April 2017

This term we have been taking part in a variety of international activities. We made Chinese kites, held an international fashion show and explored mehndi designs. We welcomed Georgina, a Young Leader from Wallingford, who told us about her forthcoming trip to Nepal to take part in a service project. She also taught the Guides …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://kennington-pc.gov.uk/1st-kennington-guides-report-april-2017/

1st Kennington Guides Report – January 2017

We had a busy Autumn/Winter term. We completed our first aid badge and Dick Tracey from South Central Ambulance Service kindly visited to teach us how to safely use the village’s defibrillators. We were delighted that the Chair of the Parish Council came to present our certificates. Some of our Guides attended the Oxfordshire Guide …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://kennington-pc.gov.uk/1st-kennington-guides-report-january-2017/

1st Kennington Guides Report – September 2016

We were thankful for the good weather for our summer term programme. We played rounders and wide games, tackled obstacle courses and practiced campfire skits. A team entered Oxygen, our annual County competition where the Guides had to complete a variety of challenges including cooking over wood fires and building shelters. We also took part …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://kennington-pc.gov.uk/1st-kennington-guides-report-september-2016/

1st Kennington Guides Report – February 2016

After the festive break, term began with some space themed activities. While Tim Peake enjoys life on the International Space Station, we are working on our Go For It: Space activity pack. The Guides had to organise a variety of sessions themselves using the pack. We have planned how we would communicate with aliens, made …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://kennington-pc.gov.uk/1st-kennington-guides-report-february-2016/

1st Kennington Guides Report – December 2015

Our term began by learning about the music used at Remembrance services, before attending the village parade.  As the festive season approached, we enjoyed working for the Chocolate badge. The Guides found out about the history of chocolate, surveyed household consumption, learned about Fairtrade, designed their own confectionery and took part in some tasting. We …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://kennington-pc.gov.uk/1st-kennington-guides-report-december-2015/

1st Kennington Guides Report – October 2015

Following Oxfordshire’s fantastic Quest 2015 county camp over the summer holidays, this term began with the subcamp reunion party. Guides from Abingdon and the surrounding area gathered for a barbecue and campfire, as well as swimming, table tennis and trampolining. The following week we continued working on the Growing Up Wild badge scheme, designed to …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://kennington-pc.gov.uk/1st-kennington-guides-report-october-2015/