Our community for women aged 18 to 30 is fun, flexible and tailored to you.

Be part of our community of young women having adventures, gaining skills and making memories to last a lifetime.

Whether you want to travel the world, build your CV, support girls or simply have fun with new friends, you can do it with Girlguiding.

There are loads of ways to get involved. Some of our opportunities are through volunteering with local Girlguiding units, others you can do on your own.

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    Latest News

    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

    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

    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

    Return to Guiding Safely

    16 September 2021

    Units in the UK can now return to meeting in person. You must follow the government guidance for your area and stay Covid

    50 Year Badge & Farewell Surprise Party for Madeleine Lyus

    15 September 2021

                          On 14th July 2021 we gathered together for a surprise party to say our thanks and farewells to Madeleine Lyus. County presented

    Forward to the Future Competition

    24 July 2021

    This year Sir Jack Petchey turns 96, and to celebrate his birthday his foundation has launched a competition asking young people to imagine what the world will be