Trefoil Guild is a branch of Girlguiding with around 20,000 members, which enables men and women to maintain their links with guiding.

Their aims are:

  • To live in the spirit of guiding
  • To offer practical help to Girlguiding
  • To support guiding worldwide
  • To carry the spirit of guiding and Scouting into the community

Many members pass on their skills and knowledge to local Girlguiding units, from helping Brownies work towards a badge to preparing older girls for a camping adventure. Many members are unit leaders or helpers in Girlguiding units.

The Trefoil Guild offers a warm welcome to everyone, male or female, aged 18 or over, whether or not they have previously been connected with the Guide Movement. Full membership is open to anyone willing to make or renew the Guide/Scout Promise and affiliated membership to those who don’t wish to do so, provided they subscribe to the aims and principles of Girlguiding . There’s also associate membership for any adult still active in the Guide/Scout Association.

Members of Guilds throughout Oxfordshire enjoy all the tremendous benefits of belonging to Girlguiding . Many Guild activities result in positive benefit to the community, but as any Guild member will tell you, a large part of the programme is devoted to having plain old-fashioned fun!

So if you’ve recently left Girlguiding and want to stay involved with the Movement, or if you’ve never been a member but would like to support guiding in your area, The Trefoil Guild is for you. It’s a chance to make new friends, help other people, develop your own skills and, most of all, have fun.

For more information, visit the Trefoil Guild Website

  • Rainbows

    Rainbows

    Rainbows is our section for girls aged five to seven.

    Being a Rainbow is all about learning, developing self-confidence and building friendships. Rainbows are encouraged to learn about working together and being kind and considerate to others, and also to think about the wider world. Although Rainbows do sometimes do badges and challenges, the main focus is on having lots of fun!

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  • Brownies

    Brownies

    Brownies is our section for girls aged seven to ten.

    Brownies meetings are fun and varied, featuring arts, crafts, cooking, games, visitors and projects. Brownies can also extend their knowledge n working towards a wide variety of badges, such as the Environment Badge, the Science Investigator Badge and even a Circus Skills Badge! They may also go on Pack Holiday, camp, or a sleep...

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  • Guides

    Guides

    Guides have the chance to get out there and do something really different.

    Members take part in a wide range of exciting activities by participating in their unit’s varied weekly meeting programme and at special events or holidays. Girls can get involved in anything from adventure sports to performing arts, travel and taking part in community action projects.

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  • Senior Section

    Senior Section

    The Senior Section offers an exciting and flexible programme with a huge variety of challenges and opportunities for personal development.

    Members of The Senior Section can choose from a wide range of unique and exciting opportunities, including travel in the UK and around the world, volunteering with younger girls within Girlguiding as a Mentor or Leader, and working towards...

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  • Young Leader

    Young Leader

    While part of The Senior Section, and have access to all the same opportunities as all Senior Section members, Young Leaders have a particular interest in helping run a unit. They take an active and positive part in running a Rainbow, Brownie or Guide unit. Being a young leader is a great opportunity to develop your leadership skills to help you in the future

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  • Volunteers

    Volunteers

    Girlguiding Oxfordshire is part of Girlguiding the leading charity for girls and young women in the UK. By volunteering with us, you can help us create amazing opportunities for girls across Oxfordshire.

    Guiding happens thanks to an amazing group of volunteers – men and women who give their time to ensure that we are active across Oxfordshire and beyond.

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  • Students

    Students

    Girlguiding offers fantastic and flexible opportunities for students at school, college or university. Becoming a member of the Senior Section is a brilliant way to expand your student experience, have fun and give something back in your community.

    The Senior Section is for young women aged 14 to 25.

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A safe space training

09 November 2017

Level 2 Safe Space training 6-9 pm Jan 3rd 2018 Long Furlong Community Centre Boulter Drive OX14 1XP For all unit leaders, leaders in training, YL, peer

Girls Learning to Lead

18 October 2017

On what turned out to be a very warm, autumnal day, over 55 members of Girlguiding Oxfordshire came together to focus on their leadership skills. During the morning

A Safe Space Training

12 October 2017

There will be a Safe Space training in Witney on Monday 23rd October.  It is a combined Level 1 and 2 of the new Safe Space training. See Events section for details

Another Workshop for GO – in November

20 September 2017

We're running another Workshop for the new GO in November, as there were several people interested in the session, but can’t make the October one. It will be an

Castles and Contours

04 July 2017

Guides from across the County met up to explore the beautiful countryside around White Horse Hill, while practising their navigation skills and enjoying the summer

A Celebration of Thanks to Oxfordshire GirlGuiding Volunteers

12 June 2017

Nearly one hundred volunteers from Girlguiding Oxfordshire enjoyed a scrumptious afternoon tea at DeVere Oxford Thames Hotel in Sandford. Members ditched their