The first recorded instance of girls wanting to become involved with the Scout Movement in Oxford came in May 1909, when the Vicar of Headington applied to the Scout Executive Committee for recognition of a group of Girl Scouts. The application was refused, but Girl Guide groups continued to flourish, and by 1910, a local Oxford newspaper was reporting that there were about 60 Girl Guide groups in the region. In 1911, Mrs Sanderson Furniss was appointed the first County Commissioner and by 1917/18, there were 326 Guides in Oxfordshire.

Oxfordshire now has:

  • 11 divisions
  • 41 districts
  • 71 Rainbow Units,
  • 164 Brownie Units,
  • 90 Guide Units,
  • 17 Ranger/Senior Sections Units,
  • a number of Trefoil Guilds

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New Vacancy: 18 – 30 County Champion

06 September 2019

Are you between 18 and 30 years of age? We are looking for an active member between 18 and 30 to share the role as a Champion for our County. Key

Jubilee House Campsite Clean Up

17 July 2019

Thank you to the team from Amey who joined members of the Trefoil Guild and Girlguiding volunteers to tidy the grounds of Jubilee House ready for the summer holidays.

The Robots Project

14 May 2019

Following the success of the coding robots session at this year's Guide Science Taster Day, Girlguiding Oxfordshire has launched a project to offer introductory coding

Girlguiding Oxfordshire County Training weekend 2019

06 March 2019

This is a weekend open to all leaders in Oxfordshire to come together for a weekend of fun, friendship and training. There will be time to relax and socialise with other

Guide Science Taster Day 2019

28 February 2019

Guides from across the County visited the University of Oxford for our 4th annual Science Taster Day. The day was organised by the Department of Computer Science and

Safe Space Level 3 trainings and Level 2 trainings

12 February 2019

Level 3 A Safe Space trainings in Oxfordshire Levels 1 and 2 should be completed prior to attending, Level 3 is for unit leaders or those leading teams such as for