Manea Brownies mark milestone birthday with series of challenges

PUBLISHED: 12:12 13 March 2014 | UPDATED: 12:12 13 March 2014

Brownie leader Courtney Miller, parent helper Lisa Stevens and Brownies taking part in an obstacle challenge.

Brownie leader Courtney Miller, parent helper Lisa Stevens and Brownies taking part in an obstacle challenge.

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Girls from a Fenland Brownie group have completed a series of challenges to mark the 100th anniversary of the girlguiding organisation.

Seventeen 1st Manea Brownie youngsters, aged from seven to 10 years-old, visited Manea pits, learnt Morse code and spent a night in the village hall as part of The Big Brownie Birthday Challenge.

At the end of the challenge, each girl received a Big Brownie Birthday Challenge badge.

Brownie leader Courtney Miller said: “Seeing the girls take on the Big Brownie Birthday Challenge has been fantastic. “They’ve learnt loads of new skills, had a huge amount of fun and were really chuffed to get such a special badge.”

For more information about The Big Brownie Birthday and how to join Girlguiding go to www.girlguiding.org.uk

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