Other Events/Activities

Below is a list of events planned, including outings or a themed evening/party (locations as per consent form/newsletters/emails


Promise Ceremony – July 2022
Those Tweenies who have completed their Tweenie programme at Brownies and feel ready, will take their Promise this week.  A “Tweenie” is a girl who is ‘tween not being a Brownie and being a Brownie”.  Tweenies taking their promise:  Alyce, Emma, Olivia B and Olivia R.

When: Week beginning Monday 11 July 2022
Where: Our usual venue
Timings: 7.15 – 7.30pm
Dress: Full Brownie uniform is required.
Guests: Parents and family are welcome to attend.


Water Adventures Trip Out – July 2022
Our end of term trip will be a return to an activity centre in Lincoln to take part in some outside water activities. The plan is to arrive by 6pm, get changed into wet suits, buoyancy aids and helmets. Then we’d have an hour in the water doing one or more of the following activities:

Messing around on the water on sit-on tops, pedalos and inflatables
Mission Impossible – using similar equipment, but this is a more instructor led activity and we are in 2 teams to complete challenges
Sit-on Top session – a chance to have a go with our sit on top canoes and some paddling skills

Out of the water around 7.30pm then changed back into warm things and have a drink.

When: Week beginning Monday 18 July 2022
Drop off
: 5.30-5.45pm ready for 6pm start at venue as per consent form & weekly newsletters
Pick up: 8pm at venue as per consent form & weekly newsletters
Cost: Full price to attend is £12.50 but we will subsidise so parents only pay £8.50
Sign up: Sign up will start after Easter 2022
Bring: Swimming costume, towel, old trainers or something to wear on their feet in the water (no sandals or crocs which can come off), then warm clothes to put back on after the session.
Wear: Brownie uniform is not required.
Other Information: Girls will need to have their tea beforehand  | Girls will receive a drink and snack after the activity
Consent Form: This event will be included in a yearly multi-activity consent form


Junior Poacher Day – August 2022
Poacher is an international week long camp for scouts and guides.  Junior poacher is specifically for the younger members of Girlguiding/Scouting and is a one day event for Brownies.  It is only held every 4 years and we have been as a Unit twice before in 2013 & 2017.  Check out the blog here from our last visit to see what a fab day we had!  Full details on the Junior Poacher website here.

When: Monday 1 August 2022
Drop off:  9.15 – 9.30am at the Lincolnshire Showground (gate tbc)
Pick up: 4pm at the Lincolnshire Showground (gate tbc)
Wear:  Wear full Brownie uniform with freshly ironed neckers
Bring: Packed lunch, sunscreen, sun hat, a drink  and money for the shop
Consent form: This event was included in a yearly multi-activity consent form
Confirmed Places: Alicia, Amy, Anya, Emily S, Isabel, Jasmine & Paige with Buttercup & Daffodil in attendance.


Brownie Holiday Weekend: September 2022

We will finally be returning to Parva House for a fabulous Brownie 2-night weekend. This holiday was originally planned for March 2020 but was postponed twice before finally cancelling due to COVID-19.  It is now re-booked for September 2022 and we can’t wait to return! More details on our Brownie Holidays page here.


District Panto Trip – December 2022
Our District Panto trip is returning in December 2022! This is a time for all Girlguiding members within our District (all Waddington & Bracebridge heath Unit) to come together to celebrate Christmas. Details to follow nearer the time, but what we do know:

When: Sunday 11 December 2022
Where: We will meet the Brownies at a safer, quieter venue then walk down together to the Panto venue
Cost: tbc but usually around £5-£7
Sign up: Sign up will be done directly through our District Commissioner, Sarai.
Wear: Wear full Brownie uniform with freshly ironed neckers
Bring: A drink.
Consent form: This event will be included in a yearly multi-activity consent form


End of Term Christmas Bowling Trip – December 2022
We will be going out for our Christmas Party this year to Lincoln Bowl for a fantastic night of bowling plus tea/dinner!

When: Week beginning Monday 12 December
Where: Lincoln Bowl
Cost: tbc but usually around £8-£10
Sign up: Sign up will start after October half term
Wear: Wear full Brownie uniform but without neckers
Consent form: This event will be included in a yearly multi-activity consent form

 


District Thinking Day –  February 2023
Our District Thinking Day event will be returning in 2023! This is a time for all Girlguiding members within our District to come together to celebrate World Thinking Day. Next year’s theme will be USA and include line dancing!  Details to follow nearer the time, but what we do know:

When: Sunday 27 February 2023
Cost: tbc but usually around £5-£7
Sign up: Sign up will be done directly through our District Commissioner, Sarai.
Wear: Wear full Brownie uniform with freshly ironed neckers
Bring: A drink and a shiny 50p piece for the World Thinking Day Fund
Consent form: This event will be included in a yearly multi-activity consent form

 

 


Museum of Lincolnshire Life & Lincoln Observatory Trip – March 2023

We are finally returning to the Museum following a very successful trip in 2018.  This trip was originally planned for March 2021 but had to be cancelled due to COVID-19.  We will also be visiting the Lincoln Observatory.  The plan is to visit the Museum first then walk 0.5 miles and finish the day at the Observatory.

When: Week beginning Monday 20 March 2023
Drop off
: 9.30am at venue as per consent form & weekly newsletters
Pick up: 2.30pm at venue as per consent form & weekly newsletters
Cost:  tbc but around £5-£8
Sign up: Sign up will start January 2023
Wear: Brownies – full Brownie uniform with necker & sun hat
Bring: Day sack with drink, packed lunch and money for souvenir shop
Consent form: This event will be included in a yearly multi-activity consent form


Brownie Holiday Weekend: Seagull House – June 2023
We will be returning to Seagull House, Trusthorpe for a fabulous Brownie 2-night weekend. This holiday was originally planned for September 2020 but was postponed twice before finally cancelling due to COVID-19.  It is now re-booked for June 2023 and we can’t wait to return! More details on our Brownie Holidays page here


Bring a Friend Night – tbc 2022
Our next Bring a Friend night wil be announced soon!

We’d love our Brownies to bring a friend to our meeting in July 2022. We will be playing our termly team building game with the emphasis on dexterity!

When: Week beginning tbc
Timings
: Usual times.  Guests to be dropped off by host Brownie’s parents
Sign up:  Friends (guests) MUST be booked in prior to the meeting with Daffodil with details of any food allergies, medical concerns etc.
Wear: Brownies to wear full Brownie uniform as usual and bring a drink etc.
Bring: Pre-booked guests/friends to arrive with a drink and footwear suitable for running around in.