Leaders' Area

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Brownie Adventure Day Coach

Is your Brownie unit planning a trip to the Woodhouse Park Fun Day on Saturday 9th June 2018? Why not join us on the Division coach?

Brownie Section Training – Yatton

Somerset North County is holding a Brownie section training in Yatton for Leaders in Training and Young Leaders on Saturday 26th May. If you are working on your LQ or YLQ with a Brownie unit, find out how you can take part.

Book Bath Guide HQ Online

You can now book a room at Bath Guide HQ online at the Division website, making it easier than ever to take advantage of this fantastic space.


Opportunities for you to get the most out of Girlguiding for yourself and the girls

Big Gig 2018

The Big Gig is an amazing pop concert for Girlguiding members aged 10+. This year we hope to send a coach from Bath Division. If your girls are interested, let us know so we can confirm the coach costs.

Guide Leader Training

Somerset North County are running an evening training for Guide Leaders, Guide Leaders in Training and Young Leaders on the theme of exploring the promise and the five essentials. Come along and be refreshed and enthused!

Could you be a Division Welcomer?

We want to give every new volunteer a really warm welcome to Girlguiding so we can help them to find and settle into the right unit. We are still looking for a Division Welcomer to take the lead on this – could you help?


Need inspiration? Browse our meeting plans and activity ideas

Brownie Forensics Evening

This Brownie forensics evening will give the Brownies a chance to develop their deductive skills as they work together in teams to solve a crime in your meeting place.

Wheels, Water, Walk Challenge

Somerset North County have launched a brand new outdoor challenge badge for all sections: Wheels, Water, Walk. Download your copy of the resource now.

Upcycled Bags

Have a go at upcycling by turning an unwanted t-shirt into a personalised bag with this simple craft activity. Suitable for Brownies, Guides and Senior Section.


1st Bath (St Luke's) Rainbows, Brownies and Guides, SE District Rangers

9th Bath (Beechen Cliff) Rainbows, Brownies and Guides

33rd Bath (St Bartholomew's) Brownies

10th Bath (Argyle) Brownies

50th Bath (1st Bathford) Rainbows, Brownies and Guides

51st Bath (Victoria Hall) Rainbows and Brownies

16th Bath (Walcot) Rainbows and Walcot Rangers

17th Bath (Batheaston) Brownies

57th Bath (Bathampton) Brownies and Guides

40th Bath (St Saviours) Brownies and Guides

31st Bath Rainbows, Guides and Senior Section

1st Bath (Weston Methodist) Rainbows, 35th Bath Brownies, 41st Bath Brownies

11th Bath (St Stephen's) Brownies

12th Bath (Upper Weston) Brownies, 18th Bath (Upper Weston) Rainbows and Brownies

1st Bath South District Rainbows, 24th Bath (Rush Hill) Brownies and Guides

30th Bath (Combe Down) Rainbows, Brownies and Guides

47th Bath (Freshford) Brownies and Guides

21st Bath (Ascension) Rainbows, Brownies and Guides

39th Bath (St Alphege) Rainbows, Brownies and Guides


Kirsty Pitkin

Division Commissioner

Pam Bourne-Jones

Division President

Laura Gadsby

Division Treasurer


Division Secretary

Clare Beacham

North West District Commissioner

Hayley Barker

North East District Commissioner

Emma Symonds

South East District Commissioner

Bev Samways

South West District Commissioner

Rosie Spence

Young Leader Advisor

Julie Lacey

LQ Advisor

Diana Shinn

Indoor Advisor

Kate Bassil

Membership Growth Coordinator

Fiona Carle

Trefoil Guild Rep

Brittany Long

Bath University Guides and Scouts (BUGS) Rep

Helen Ward

Norland College Rep


Bath Guide HQ

Bath Guide HQ has two meeting rooms, a small kitchenette and a toilet, making it the ideal base for city centre activities, unit team and District meetings.

Units in Bath Division can use Bath Guide HQ free of charge. Visit during Guide Shop opening hours to book the date you require in the HQ calendar, and contact your District Commissioner to borrow a key.

Bath Division Facebook Group

Share news, ideas and calls for help with other leaders across Bath.

Search for “Bath Division Leaders” on Facebook and request to join our private leaders’ group.

Activity Equipment

Bath Guide HQ has a variety of activity equipment for Bath leaders to borrow, including:

  • Badge Maker
  • Large and Small Parachutes
  • Chime Bars
  • Juggling Set
  • Four Foam Flyers
  • Dance Scarves
  • Eight Cheerleader Style Pom Poms
  • Residential Games and Activity Chest

Games Equipment

Bath Guide HQ has a variety of games equipment for Bath leaders to borrow, including:

  • Rhythmic Gymnastics Kit
  • Giant Bowling Set
  • Indoor Kurling Set
  • Giant Yellow Plastic Limbo Set
  • Rounders Sets (x2)
  • Giant Pop Up Target and Golf Set

IT Equipment

Bath Guide HQ has a variety of IT equipment for Bath leaders to borrow or use on site, including:

  • Data Projector
  • Laptop
  • Colour Inkjet Printer/Copier/Scanner
  • Casio Digital Camera
  • CD/Radio/Audio Player
  • Mobile Phones


Borrowing Division Resources

To borrow any Division resources, visit the Bath Depot Shop during opening hours or contact your District Commissioner to gain access to HQ.
Please Note:

  • All items should be signed out and signed back in again upon return.
  • If you are borrowing electronic equipment, please ensure it is fully charged and replace any batteries that are running low.
  • Any damages or problems with any of these resources should be reported to your District Commissioner.


If you have a news story, idea or opportunity you would like to share with the rest of the Division, please contact us.