March Brownies hop across the Channel for a birthday bash

17:07 05 August 2014

4TH March Brownies hop across to the channel to mark the big Brownie birthday. Daisy learning to make Pain au chocolate

4TH March Brownies hop across to the channel to mark the big Brownie birthday. Daisy learning to make Pain au chocolate

Archant

Young members of the 4th March Brownies have returned from a fun-filled four-day international adventure to celebrate the 100th birthday of Brownies.

4TH March Brownies hop across to the channel to mark the big Brownie birthday. Naomi and Ellie Sand Yachting.4TH March Brownies hop across to the channel to mark the big Brownie birthday. Naomi and Ellie Sand Yachting.

The six girls, all aged seven to 10, joined Brownies from all over the UK for Euro Hop – a one-off girl-only trip organised to mark The Big Brownie Birthday.

The young holiday-makers boarded a coach bound for Château d’Ebblinghem in Northern France where during their stay, they had the chance to try out sand yachting, tour a chocolate factory and enjoy a French-themed soirée.

They also had the choice of a range of evening activities – including a disco to celebrate in style.

Lucy, seven, 7 said: “Our trip to France was brilliant – it was really fun going on holiday with my friends. My favourite bit was the sand yachting – I’d never tried it before and it was so exciting.”

4TH March Brownies hop across to the channel to mark the big Brownie birthday. Ashleigh sampling snails a French delicacy.4TH March Brownies hop across to the channel to mark the big Brownie birthday. Ashleigh sampling snails a French delicacy.

International adventures like Eurohop are just part of the range of activities, challenges and exciting opportunities open to Brownies.

Girls take part in a hugely varied weekly programme, incorporating everything from stargazing, world issues and science to abseiling, canoeing and zip-wiring.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Cambs Times visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Cambs Times staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Cambs Times account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

More news stories

41 minutes ago
Incident at Block Fen Mepal where a lorry driver was injured after his Hankins Ltd vehicle hit overhead cables

The man in his forties was airlifted to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge following the incident at Block Fen Drove, Mepal off the A142 between Chatteris and Ely, at about 4pm yesterday afternoon (Thursday).

Block Fen Road, Mepal,

An eye witness has described the moment a driver was set alight after his tipper lorry hit overhead power cables at a Fenland quarry.

6 minutes ago
Manea by-election

Former village GP Dr Richard Hirson last night sailed to an overwhelming victory in the Manea Parish Council by-election.

37 minutes ago
The family home in  Thorney that was destroyed by fire has been targeted by thieves, who stole the homeowners' caravan.

Heartless thieves have added to the heartbreak suffered by a couple from Thorney whose house and business was ravaged by fire by stealing their caravan.

Most read stories

Most commented stories

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Cambs Times e-edition E-edition