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Going Away Taster

Who this event is for

Event information

Have you lost your camping mojo?  Do you want to take your Guides or Rangers away but you don’t have a licence?  Are you hoping to re-hone your skills?

If the answer is yes this is the weekend for you.

When? 22 Sept 6pm – 24 Sept Midday

Where? Dudsbury Guide Camp, Christchurch Road, West Parley, Ferndown, Dorset BH22 8SS

Bring a group of 4-8 Guides or Rangers with you for a mini camp. Get a feel of how camping works,  put some tents up, re-think your budgeting and programme, learn how to organise the catering and help to run the camp.  You will be supported by a group of experienced campers who will be on hand to show you the ropes and help you through the more challenging bits.

Bring your own tents or hire them from Dudsbury.

Cost: £55 per girl, £24 per adult.  Minimum of 1 adult to 4-8 young members.

Maximum number: 50 Young people and appropriate adults

Download more info here:-
GAW weekend – weekend leaders info sheet
GAW weekend

Leaders (any section) wanting to attend the weekend training with no young members
You are welcome to attend with the same cost of £24 and, either you can camp or we will provide a bed in the house for you.  Please note accommodation is in a large shared room with mostly bunk beds and you will need to provide bedding etc.

Leaders (any section) wanting to attend the Going Away With Training (One day – Saturday 9am-9pm or part day of).  No young members
You are welcome to attend for the whole day (or part day) for the training to help you with a GAW licence.  This will be useful for all section leaders. Cost £12.

Rangers/Young Leaders
Are you hoping to complete your lead away licence?  Use this weekend as a practice weekend.  Bring a group of 4-8 young leaders or rangers (including you) and have a practice run in a safe environment with experienced adults to hand.

Email: Lisa@girlguidingdorset.org.uk for more details

Inspire/Queens Guides
Use this as a chance to meet -up together.  There will be a number of beds available in the House at Dudsbury.  Use this as meeting people you don’t know.  Use it to meet people to join in for an exploration.  There will be beds available in the House at Dudsbury or you can camp.

Decide what you would like from the weekend and drop Lisa an email for prices and availability Lisa@girlguidingdorset.org.uk

Please note all leaders costs are claimable from your unit under training costs.

When it's happening

Friday 22nd Sep 2023
at 6:00 pm
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Sunday 24th Sep 2023 at 12:00 pm

Price: £24

Price (Child): £55

Spaces Available: 45

Cost: £55 per girl, £24 per adult. Minimum of 1 adult to 4-8 young members. Maximum number: 50 Young people and appropriate adults

Booking through your unit leader

Venue information

Dudsbury Guide Camp – BH22 8SS

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