Leaders' Area

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End Period Poverty Badges

Girlguiding wants to help end period poverty and tackle the stigma and shame connected to periods. Find out about activities you can run with your girls and how to order the special End Period Poverty campaign badge from the Bath Guide Shop.

Leader Weekend Evaluation Form

If you attended our recent leader adventure weekend, please could you take a few minutes to complete our feedback form to help us improve any future events.

Royal Wedding Badges

Final orders for the special commemorative badge to mark the marriage of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle must be received by the end of Wednesday 23rd May. Get your order in now!


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

Vacancies for Region Coordinator and Lead Volunteer Roles

Could you represent Girlguiding South West Region as our lead volunteer for Membership Engagement on Girlguiding’s 2020 Strategy, lead volunteer for Strategy Summit Preparation Girlguiding’s 2020 Strategy, or as the Region Coordinator for Girlguiding’s 18-30 Offer?

Bivvy and Breakfast

We are organising a Division Bivvy and Breakfast for Guides this summer at Cleeve Hill on Saturday 11th August. Sleep under the stars, wake up and cook your breakfast, then go home to a hot shower!

Somerset North Walking Adventure

This summer the Girlguiding Somerset North will be running a Walking Adventure in the Mendips on 4th – 5th August 2018 for Guides and Senior Section aged 11 – 16 yrs. Find out how to take part.


Need inspiration? Browse our meeting plans and activity ideas

Marshmallow Teacups

A quick and simple filler activity to satisfy sweet-toothed girls of all sections.

Towel Teddies

Find out how to make your own towel teddy, just like 1st Bath (St Luke’s) Rainbows!

In The Dark Evening

This post includes a selection of activities that could be used as part of an ‘In the Dark’ themed evening. Requiring very little preparation and few materials, ‘In the Dark’ is a great winter meeting theme or to mark Earth Hour.


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.