Chatteris Brownies take part in mega sleepover as part of The Big Brownie Birthday

13:53 19 June 2014

A Brownie tries her hand at abseiling.

A Brownie tries her hand at abseiling.


Four girls from the 3rd Chatteris Brownies took part in a huge sleepover to mark 100 years of the Brownies.

the Chatteris Brownies.the Chatteris Brownies.

The Chatteris Brownies, all aged seven to 10, joined more than 70 other girls from across the Anglia Region at Hautbois Activity Centre, Norfolk, to celebrate The Big Brownie Birthday.

The girls enjoyed a range of exciting activities, including archery, climbing, abseiling and exploring the woodland.

Claire Simms, unit leader, said: “Sleeping in the Yurts was our best adventure yet. It was really exciting. The range of activities available meant that everyone tried new things.”

For more information about The Big Brownie Birthday and how to join Girlguiding go to

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