• 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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Pines Management Team – Volunteers Needed!

19 April 2022

  'The Pines' is a Guide Camp Site covering 1.5 acres of grass with mature trees in the south of Brentwood. We are looking for a team of people to manage it's day to day running. The tasks involved are: Maintain good relations with the landowners. Keep records of all bookings,...

Talking To Children About War

18 April 2022

With news of the war in Ukraine dominating headlines, social media platforms and conversations across the country, many children will have been exposed to information about the conflict. Download this leaflet to help conversations with girls in your unit. talking-to-children-about-war...

Good News Story!

31 March 2022

  One young lady from 1st Upshire Brownie lost her daddy in his sleep one night, quite unexpectedly when she was 5. For her Gold Award, she decided to share her story with the rest of the unit. Obviously this was a very brave thing to do but not only this, she also produced a really...

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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

    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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