Girlguiding Cleveland

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Girlguiding is dedicated to creating a better world for girls and young women. We empower girls, we give them space to grow and we ensure that each on of them can get involved – no matter what their background or ability.

We hold regular weekly meetings during term time, led by trained volunteers.

Rainbows: 5 - 7 years
Brownies: 7 - 10 years
Guides: 10 - 14 years
Seniors: 14 - 25 years
Adult Leaders: 18+

We have units of Rainbows, Brownies and Guides right across Middlesbrough from the town centre up to Nunthorpe and Coulby Newham.  Vacancies vary but generally the town centre units have vacancies with more in the older age group too. 

If you are interested in joining, please register on the national guiding website

Who to contact

Contact Name
Val Cullen
Contact Position
County Commissioner
Girlguiding Cleveland website
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Age Ranges
5 - 25 years Senior Section 14-25 years Adult Leaders 18+

Local Offer


Within Cleveland we do have units that are attended by girls with additional needs, 

We work with the parents to build up a good rapport between leaders and their family to ensure we do everything we can to make the member's time with guiding as enjoyable as possible.


Most units average 15-20 young members so not much larger than a school classroom, and this gives leaders the opportunity to get to know the younger members, however this doesn't always mean on a 1:1 basis.


As volunteers from all walks of life, we rely on other volunteer leaders around the county who are trained in such skills wherever there is a need for a leader to have some extra support.


Our website has the following link, for any additional information you may be looking for

Page last reviewed: 25/08/2020


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