• Welcome to Girlguiding Essex West

    Girlguiding Essex West is part of Girlguiding Anglia Region. It comprises of ten Guiding Divisions and stretches from the Thames in the south to the Cambridge border in the north. With over 4000 members we offer girls across the County, the opportunity to build confidence, learn new skills, make friends and have fun.

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  • Welcome to Girlguiding Essex West

    Girlguiding Essex West is part of Girlguiding Anglia Region. It comprises of ten Guiding Divisions and stretches from the Thames in the south to the Cambridge border in the north. With over 4000 members we offer girls across the County, the opportunity to build confidence, learn new skills, make friends and have fun.

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  • Welcome to Girlguiding Essex West

    Girlguiding Essex West is part of Girlguiding Anglia Region. It comprises of ten Guiding Divisions and stretches from the Thames in the south to the Cambridge border in the north. With over 4000 members we offer girls across the County, the opportunity to build confidence, learn new skills, make friends and have fun.

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Applications are OPEN for the National Scout and Guide Symphony Orchestra and Concert Band Course 2022

14 October 2021

We are very pleased to be able to announce that applications for the 2022 NSGSO and NSGCB course are now open. We are accepting applications for both the Symphony Orchestra and the Concert Band. The residential course is held in Stourbridge, West Midlands, with concerts held at prestigious...

County Office Opening Hours

14 October 2021

The County Office has now resumed normal opening hours of Monday - Friday,  9.00 a.m. - 1.00 p.m. Badges can once again be ordered from the office. The list of badges available can be found  under resources    ...

Moreen Bell 1946 – 2021

26 September 2021

  We are very sad to hear of the death of Moreen Bell who for many years was a huge part of Girlguiding in Buckhurst Hill and Epping Forest South. Moreen was a Brownie Guider and later District and Division Commissioner and latterly Chair of the EFS Trefoil Guild. Moreen was passionate...

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  • Rainbows

    Rainbows (5-7)

    Rainbows is for girls aged between 5 and 7 (from 4 in Northern Ireland).
    Being a Rainbow is all about learning, developing self-confidence, building friendships and having fun.

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  • Brownies

    Brownies (7-10)

    Brownies introduces girls to a world of new opportunities, challenges and fun.
    Girls go along to camps, holidays, day trips and sleepovers.

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  • Guides

    Guides (10-14)

    Guides have the chance to get out there and do something really different.


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  • Rangers

    Rangers (14-18)

    Rangers offers an exciting and flexible programme with a huge variety of challenges and opportunities for personal development and the ability to give something back to your community.

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  • Young Leaders

    Young Leaders (14-18)

    Young leaders are members of Girlguiding, aged 14 to 18 who volunteer with a Rainbow, Brownie or Guide unit.

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  • Guiding for Young Women 18+

    Girlguiding for young women 18+ (18-30)

    Be part of a community of young women choosing their own path. It’s all about fun, skills, and unforgettable experiences.

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  • Leaders / Volunteers

    Leaders / Volunteers

    Girlguiding can only happen with the services of our incredible volunteers. They are not paid for what they do – they give their time because they are passionate about enriching the lives of girls.

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