14th Gillingham Brownies Virtual Sleepover

Our Brownies and leaders shared a virtual “Animal Boogie” sleepover during
the Easter holidays.

We started by exploring about animals in danger. (UMA, All
Creatures Great and Small). We then made pizzas together and
went away to make our virtual campfires and dens. For our next
session we were visited by Colwyn Bay Zoo . The lovely ‘zoo lady’
brought with her a snake and 2 geckos and we had great fun taking
part in experiments to learn about static electricity, rainbows and

For our final session that evening we had a virtual
campfire and were joined by Guiding friends from
our District. We made s’mores and joined in a
sing along to some of our unit’s favourite campfire
songs. We ended the evening with the lovely
bedtime story ‘Giraffes can’t dance’ .
The following morning we all met on zoom bright
and early to eat our breakfast together and
discovered how far our food had travelled (UMA,
Local Munch) and were excited to listen to a shout
out from Zoe Ball on Radio 2 that Brown Owl had

For our next session we took part in a fabulous dance workshop.
Exhausted after our dance session we stopped for elevenses and
met up again to make yummy chocolaty microwave mug cakes and
ended by making lollipop ballerinas.

We received fantastic feedback from the girls and their families. They all had
a great time and loved spending time with their Brownie friends albeit on
For the Campfire session I put together a video with May Bernthal (Elf Owl),
another of our Brownie leaders. We are happy for our campfire to be shared
and used by other units and hope you enjoy. You can watch the video on You
Tube using the link here .

Helen Garland (Snowy Owl), 14th Gillingham Brownies