Girl Guides enjoy Centenary Camp
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.