Useful Links

Where can I find information on starting the Going Away with Scheme and planning a residential event?

What events can I take my girls to, if I don’t have a licence?

Where can I go if I have or am working towards my Going Away with Licence?

  • There is a lot of choice! Speak to other leaders in your district and division for ideas.
  • Check the list on the Girlguiding Oxfordshire website for a list of local venues in our county .
  • There is also Girlguiding approved indoor and outdoor accommodation in neighbouring counties, more information can be found on their websites:- (Buckinghamshire)!camp-sites/c1d2u (Warwickshire) (Northamptonshire)–holidays.html (Gloucestershire)

  • Have a look at The Association of Scout and Guide centres website for ideas further afield.
  • Remember if you have modules 1-4, you can take Brownies, Guides and Senior Section, to a two-night event, without completing any additional modules, if you have no responsibility for the programme, catering or facilities. For example, an event at one of the Girlguiding activity centres or an alternative activity centre.

What activities can we do?

Where do I find all the forms?

  • The residential event notification (REN) form, consent and health forms can all be found on the  Girlguiding website at this link.
  • On the same page, you can also find the Notification of accident or incident form; you should print a copy and take it with you.
  • Other forms you might need for running your unit can be found here
  • The risk assessment form can be found on the Girlguiding website using this link here.  This has useful advice about risk management, including a sample risk assessment,  There is also a variety of template risk assessments which you can find on the Girlguiding website by typing Risk assessment into the search bar.
  • Information about insurance can be found on the Girlguiding website using this link here

Useful additional resources and information

  • Health matters (6454)
  • Catering scheme (6480)
  • Climbing and abseiling scheme (6142)
  • Walking scheme (6563)
  • For information on large-scale events, joint events with other organisations and travelling abroad, please refer to the Going Away with Guiding book and the online manual.

Where can I find out about Friends of Girlguiding Oxfordshire, including how to apply for a grant?