12th April 2021 : Post Lockdown -We Are Open For Unit Meetings Indoors and Outdoors
We are delighted to announce that both Scarisbrick and Shirdley Hill are now ready to accept indoor and outdoor bookings for unit meetings.
Our buildings have been checked and cleaned and are now COVID safe and ready to welcome you back.
At Shirdley Hill we have a one way system in place and hand sanitiser available throughout the centre.
At Scarisbrick our toilet blocks are COVID safe and our fields and woods ready for your outdoor adventures.
We hope to be able to welcome indoor adult trainings and residential events later in the year and will update the website again when we have a date.
For more information about how to organise and run your COVID safe outdoor & indoor meetings please visit: https://www.girlguiding.org.uk/making-guiding-happen/coronavirus-keeping-safe/
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.
12th April 2021
We are now open for indoor and outdoor meetings - subject to certain conditions and rules. See the Home Page for more details.