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Girl Guides enjoy Centenary Camp

The group outside the Houses of Parliment 10th August 2010

The group outside the Houses of Parliment 10th August 2010

Eight Girl Guides from the Falkland Islands, accompanied by two team leaders, made the 15,826 mile round-trip to attend the Centenary Camp, at Harewood House in Leeds on 31st “ 7th August. The group have been fundraising for 18 months organising a variety of children™s discos, bazaars, raffles, dinners and dances, sponsored activities and organising refreshments at Farmer™s Week and shows to raise the £20,000 needed for the trip. Before the group left, Christine Scipio-O™Dean (Branch Commissioner) said, œWe™re extremely excited to be taking part in the Camp it is a once in a lifetime opportunity.

After completing the Centenary Camp, the group travelled to attend a second camp at Waddow Hall in Lancashire and did some sightseeing, including a trip to Falkland House and the Houses of Parliament in London, before enjoying the rest of the holidays in various locations.