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:-

http://www.girlguidingbucks.org.uk/campsites.htm (Buckinghamshire)
http://www.ggw.org.uk/#!camp-sites/c1d2u (Warwickshire)
http://www.northantsguides.com/main/aboutus/facilities.aspx (Northamptonshire)
http://www.girlguidinggloucestershire.org.uk/camps–holidays.html (Gloucestershire)

  • Have a look at The Association of Scout and Guide centres website http://www.asgc.org.uk/ 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 https://www.girlguiding.org.uk/activity_centres.aspx 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?