Programme and Activities
The Five Essentials
The programme is structured around five key elements – known as the Five Essentials – which support the development of our members
What will your next adventure be? Whether you’ve got five minutes to fill or a whole meeting, whether you want to get active or make something special – our Activity Finder will have an idea for you.
Planning your programme
Follow the fundamentals of good guiding when planning your programme to give every girl the best experience.
A collection of resources to help you plan and deliver a great guiding programme.
Guidance on activities
What you need to consider when planning and running an activity to make it safe.
Forms & Documents
Forms and documents you’ll need for running your unit.
Documents for Events & Travel
Taking your girls away to an event? Going on an international adventure? Here are the documents you’ll need.
Rules, Regulations and Policies
A-Z of the Guiding Manual
Use this A to Z to find key information taken from the Guiding Manual.
Volunteers must follow these policies to ensure all guiding units give girls a safe space where they can learn, have fun and get their voices heard.
Logos & Branding
Online Print Centre
The Online Print Centre is an external website designed to support Girlguiding volunteers with creating resources. You can use the Online Print Centre (OPC) to produce engaging leaflets, banners and publications for your area.
Create a resource
Whatever you want to create – a poster, banner or badge – you’ll find relevant guidelines and downloads here.
How to use our brand
We need to communicate what we do and why it’s amazing, in a clear and effective way. Our brand identity helps us to do this.
Using other people’s content
Make sure you don’t get into hot water by using other people’s written content, images or branding