What’s happening in Seven Hills
Seven Hills Division have had a busy year so far.
At the start of the year the leaders gathered to create a new division team with a new Division Commissioner and team around her. Our division has brought together units in Morley, Churwell, Gildersome, Drighlington and Tingley after previously being spread over various districts before covid.
Many of our units have taken on the Leeds County 50th Birthday Challenges, with edible campfires, designing new uniforms, natural collages, painting to music and lots of human 50s!
All of our units have been busy with UMAs and skills builders each week at unit meetings.
Our division ranger unit have found themselves a new permanent home at a local church and carried out some community service, cleaning up the outdoor space.
Morley is renowned as a town for it’s amazing St George’s Day parade and each year our division joins the parade. This year was no exception and hundreds of girls and volunteers took part and renewed their promises in front of the town folk before enjoying the festival.
2nd Churwell Brownies spent a weekend on pack holiday at Curly Hill for a Roald Dahl themed weekend.
1st & 2nd Morley Guides and 2nd Churwell Guides attended the Leeds County Camp at Bramhope Campsite and enjoyed a wonderful weekend of new experiences and of course lots of fun in the sunshine! Two Rangers from our division also attended as part of the service team and did a tremendous job, along with local members of the trefoil guild who ran the handbell ringing activity and other volunteers helping with various roles across the weekend.
We have also celebrated lots of our wonderful volunteers, with leaders being presented with awards for long service with three leaders having completed 10 years service and an incredible 50 years service award to the leader of 1st Gildersome Brownies. One of our leaders was also presented with a growing Guiding pin after opening a new unit in our Division this year allowing even more girls the opportunity to join Guiding.
And we keep going! We’ve enjoyed our summer break and are in full swing for the autumn term. It started with a full Division Skills Builder Day in September where all sections from across the division came together at a local campsite to complete the Camp Skills Builder within a day. We also had units attend Flamingo Fling at Flamingo Land! We’re busy planning more residentials along with lots of exciting weekly meetings and events.