Boston Spa Brownies go under canvas at weekend

Boston Spa Brownies making and testing their backwoods shelter with Sheffield Leader Jo Taylor. during the Girlguiding North East England's Adventure Allsorts weekend
Boston Spa Brownies making and testing their backwoods shelter with Sheffield Leader Jo Taylor. during the Girlguiding North East England's Adventure Allsorts weekend
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Boston Spa Brownies joined over 250 others for a weekend under canvas at Girlguiding North East England’s Adventure Allsorts event at Sheffield’s Whiteley Wood recently.

The youngsters took part in three days of activities including climbing, canoeing, pioneering, football and circus skills. Other activities included geocaching, backwoods cooking and willow weaving.

Boston Spa Brownies making and testing their backwoods shelter with Sheffield Leader Jo Taylor. during the Girlguiding North East England's Adventure Allsorts weekend

Boston Spa Brownies making and testing their backwoods shelter with Sheffield Leader Jo Taylor. during the Girlguiding North East England's Adventure Allsorts weekend

Lucy, 8, from 2nd Boston Spa Brownies said: “It was great fun, but we didn’t go to sleep. I enjoyed the lovely cooked breakfast!“ Boston Spa Brownies had a great time making backwoods shelters.

“We’re making a shelter so we don’t get wet”, said one girl as they hauled a tarpaulin over a pair of tripods they had lashed together. Later in the day they enjoyed crafts and climbing.

Guiding is open to all and girls interested in joining in with such activities and opportunities should phone 0800 1 69 59 01 or visit www.girlguiding.org.uk

Lucy from 2nd Boston Spa Brownies on the climbing wall. during the Girlguiding North East England's Adventure Allsorts weekend

Lucy from 2nd Boston Spa Brownies on the climbing wall. during the Girlguiding North East England's Adventure Allsorts weekend