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Outdoor Learning and Development for Volunteers

Support and encourage more outdoor activities for Girlguiding members

Learn new skills or develop existing skills to support Girlguiding members to explore the outdoors.

Day and weekend courses are available.

This opportunity is provided by Girlguiding.

How to apply


  • Type: One / two-day course
  • Dates: Various - see details
  • Locations: Various - see details
  • Cost: From £50 (some bursaries available) - enquire for details
  • Suitable for: Girlguiding volunteers aged 18+ years

About this opportunity

This development course is offered at three different Girlguiding locations across Hampshire, Lancashire and Sussex.

Girlguiding volunteers and other adults are invited to take part in day or weekend sessions. These will provide a programme of learning aimed at giving you the confidence to offer more residential, camping and outdoor opportunities to our young members.

You will also have the chance to learn new skills and undertake training to provide or support the delivery of specific activities.

Need to know

How it works

On this course, you will:

  • undertake specific outdoor skills training relevant to supporting young members in Girlguiding
  • learn and develop new skills and activities to support outdoor activities, camping and residentials
  • be offered the opportunity to gain specific qualifications or undertake courses delivered by expert organisations

Learning outcomes

On the course, you will cover:

  • helping young people explore the outdoors
  • providing opportunities to young people
  • learning new skills
  • confidence building

What to bring

All details will be sent to you at the time of booking your place or before the course.

Dates and locations

Blackland Farm Girlguiding Activity Centre

East Grinstead, Sussex, RH19 4HP

  • 13th - 14th November 2021

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Foxlease Girlguiding Activity Centre

New Forest, Hampshire, SO43 7DE

  • 4th - 5th September 2021
  • 30th - 31st October 2021

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Glenbrook Girlguiding Activity Centre

Bamford, Derbyshire, S33 0AL

  • 10th - 11th July 2021
  • 4th - 5th September 2021
  • 6th - 7th November 2021

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Hautbois Girlguiding Activity Centre

Coltishall, Norwich, NR12 7JN

  • 11th - 12th September 2021
  • 17th - 17th October 2021
  • 6th - 7th November 2021

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North East England

Venue to be confirmed

  • 28th - 29th August 2021
  • 16th - 17th October 2021

Waddow Hall Girlguiding Activity Centre

Clitheroe, Lancashire, BB7 3LD

  • 24th - 25th July 2021
  • 25th - 26th September 2021
  • 9th - 10th October 2021
  • 13th - 14th November 2021

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How to apply

Applications are open for the Outdoor Learning and Development for Volunteers course. You must be a Girlguiding volunteer to take part. For details, email the Girlguiding team.

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