ANNUAL WORKING WEEKEND - Sat 28th & Sun 29th March 2020 FULL DETAILS ON NEWS PAGE
On Monday 16 March the UK Government advised against all non-essential travel and social contact and Girlguiding took the decision to suspend UK Girlguiding unit meetings with immediate effect.
ALL residentials – UK and international, day trips and camps are considered non-essential social gatherings and MUST also be cancelled with immediate effect.
At Scarisbrick Guide Campsite & Training Centre we are following the UK Government and Girlguiding advice and have now closed the campsites and training facilities until 30thApril when the situation will be reviewed on a monthly rolling basis.
Bookings from 30th April will be reviewed on a monthly basis and we will continue to follow Government advice.
Our booking secretary will be in touch with those who have bookings to make alternative future arrangements.
For the most up to date guidance from Girlguiding on all matters relating to our activities over the next few months please visit: https://www.girlguiding.org.uk/making-guiding-happen/coronavirus-keeping-safe/
This page is constantly being updated to help our members in these difficult times.
The Scarisbrick Guide Campsite & Training Centre Committee wish you and your families all the best during these difficult times and look forward to welcoming you back to the site in the future.
Scarisbrick Campsite and Training Centre is the home of adventure for girls and young women in Merseyside and Sefton. The centre is jointly owned, and cared for, by Girlguiding Merseyside and Girlguiding Sefton.
The centre (ideally situated between Southport and Ormskirk) and is available for :
- Rainbow fun days
- Brownie pack holidays and camping
- Guide and Senior Section camps and holidays
- Region, County, Division and District events
- Youth group and Church group events (subject to
submission of acceptable Child Protection Policy)
- Training events for adults
Since it was formed, The Friends of Scarisbrick have helped raise lots of money to continue investing and improving the campsite. Their efforts have meant more memories for more young people. Find out more by going to the 'Friends' Page.
The Margaret Pilkington Outdoor Activities and Training Bursary fund is open to members of Girlguiding Merseyside and Girlguiding Sefton only who are 15 years or over.
The bursary is available for activities or trainings organised by Girlguiding UK, or other recognised bodies, acceptable to the committee. Preference will be given to adults attending courses which lead to a qualification for the benefit of girls and young women. For example, grants may be awarded for the following: Camp and Pack Holiday training(s) leading to a qualification, archery, Queen's Guide expeditions, and canoeing etc.
Further details, and an application form for the Margaret Pilkington Bursary Fund, can be obtained from the Bookings Secretary.