Brownie pack faces uncertain future
A THRIVING Brownie pack may have to close if no new leaders can be found.The 2nd Woodbridge (St Mary's) Brownies have celebrated their 70th birthday, but the present leaders will retire at the end of July, and it might close if no new leaders are found.
A THRIVING Brownie pack may have to close if no new leaders can be found.
The 2nd Woodbridge (St Mary's) Brownies have celebrated their 70th birthday, but the present leaders will retire at the end of July, and it might close if no new leaders are found.
Spokesperson Rosemary Bird urged anyone interested to find out more, and said they should not be put off by lack of experience.
She said: "All new leaders are given a mentor to help them through their first year or so.
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Brownies are aged seven to 11, and work on an established programme, learning life skills, and being encouraged to be self-sufficient.
They have a wide range of interest badges to earn.
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Most units have some outdoor activities, and there are district events which enable the leaders and girls to meet other likeminded people.
If you were a Brownie, or just like the idea of having lots of fun with these youngsters while continuing a long running organisation, please contact on 01394 278053 or District Commissioner Judy McDonna on 01394 384823.