Leaders' Area

Stay up to date with local news and opportunities.


B&NES Our Young Stars Award

Bath and North East Somerset Council are launching a new award to celebrate a children and young person who they feel have achieved something special, however big or small, which they feel deserves recognition Find out how you can nominate a girl from your unit…

Help from Bath Student Societies

There are a number of student societies at the University of Bath who are able to run sessions and offer help to our units across Bath.
Here are a few we know are happy to help…

Updating Your GO Record

This half term, please take a few moments to log into GO and update your record – including your marketing preferences and emergency contact details.


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


Kohoutek is an activity base competition day run by the University of Bristol and University of the West of England Student Scout and Guides Societies. Find out how your Guides can take part in the next event on 9th March 2019

BUGS Quiz Night

Bath University Guides and Scouts (BUGS) are holding a fundraising quiz night in aid of the Alzheimer’s Society on Friday 23rd November. Everyone is welcome!

Safe Space Training: Saturday 5th January 2019

Girlguiding South West England are running a Level 3 Safe Space training course at St Brendan’s Sixth Form in Brislington on Saturday 5th January. Find out how you can book your place…


Need inspiration? Browse our meeting plans and activity ideas

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.

Armpit Fudge

Do your girls have a sweet tooth? Armpit fudge may just be the perfect activity for your unit. Find out how with a little help from 31st Bath Guides.


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

Tuesday Horne

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

Jenny Prall

Trefoil Guild Rep

Maddy Brett

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.