Guiding History

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Guides began formally in 1909, but from the formation of Boy Scouts in 1907 many girls had formed their own Girl Scout Patrols and followed the Scouting programme.


The first Guide Companies were registered in July 1910.


Find out more on Leslie's Guding History Site


1st Brassington Guide Unit was registered in February 2016, 106 years after Guiding first began.


The family of Guding includes:


Rainbows - aged 5-6

Brownies - aged 7-10

Guides -  aged 10-14

Senior section - aged 14-25

Young Leaders - aged 14-18

Adult Leaders - aged 18+