Welcome to Girlguiding Caernarfonshire's website - we hope you find all the information you are looking for, whether its a place for your child to join a unit and become part of the leading charity for girls and young women or simply to find out about our county news and events. Maybe you are looking for a venue for a holiday or camp, our hostels are well equipped and perfect whatever the weather.
‘Volunteer recognition – Awards’ document added in the ‘General documents’ list once signed in.
Caernarfonshire lies on the north coast of Wales and stretches from the beautiful Lleyn Peninsula to the Victorian town of Llandudno, encompassing the hills and mountains of Snowdonia; Snowdon, the highest mountain in Wales, is at the heart of the county.
Towns and small villages, medieval castles and forts, copper mines and slate quarries, long sandy beaches and hidden coves, mountains and hills, rivers and lakes, forests and woodland, moors, heath land and wild country with an abundance of plants and wildlife; add to this the many tourist attractions and outdoor activity centres - Caernarfonshire has them all!
We also have Felin Bach - our own fully equipped twin hostels set in 7 acres of woodland and a 12-acre campsite for anyone wishing to stay in the area.
Girlguiding is the largest voluntary organisation for girls and young women in the UK with 600,000 members including 65,000 trained volunteer leaders. We offer the opportunity to:
In accordance with the provisions of the Sex Discrimination Act of 1986 we have remained a "girls only" organisation at the expressed wishes of the girls themselves. This environment enables our young members to develop in self confidence and self esteem by having to take the responsibility to make things happen, to acquire leadership skills and to become self reliant without the pressures of a mixed gender setting.
You can find out more about Guiding by visiting the pages for each section:
Friends of Felin Bach provided invaluable support to our county's Camp and Holiday Centre and are a group of people who help fund the purchase of special extras by paying an annual subscription. Some members also get together to raise additional funds.