SAGGA Groups

SAGGA is a national organisation whose members can also opt to be part of a SAGGA Group. Some Groups are based on a geographical region while others include members who share a common interest (for example a group of SSAGO graduates). Each Group elects a Representative to be the link between group members and the SAGGA Committee. The Representative is also responsible for adding Group activities to the SAGGA programme which is published in ‘News and Ideas’ and on the SAGGA website. Group activities are open to all SAGGA members and should support SAGGA’s aims and objectives.


Anglia

This Group arranges events in the East Anglia region. Members also support national events including Gilwell 24.

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Birmingham

This Group includes many active Scout/Guide leaders/supporters and most Group events/activities take place in central England. The programme includes service work at local Scout/Guide headquarters/campsites, supporting Scout/Guide District events and much discussion and sharing of ideas/resources at social events. Members of the Group also support and help to organise national SAGGA events including summer camp, the AGM and Theme Weekends.

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East Midlands

This Group includes a number of active Scout/Guide leaders. The programme includes support for local Scout/Guide events including a District night hike run by the Loughbrough Student Scout and Guide Club (SCOUGI). Members also enjoy discussion and sharing of ideas/resources at social events.

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SAGGA in the North

This geographical area covered by this group stretches across the Pennines and into Scotland. The Group includes members who have given much to Scouting, Guiding and SAGGA over many years as well as members who hold current Scout and Guide appointments. The Group programme includes service to local campsites, support for Scout/Guide events and social activities. Group members also organise and support national events including summer camp and the AGM. 

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SAGGA Nomads

As the name suggests, this Group does not have a regional focus. It was established in 2016 by a group of people who graduated at a similar time as a way of keeping in touch whilst providing service to Scouting and Guiding.

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Severn

This Group organises events and activities in the South Midlands area. It includes members who hold current Scout/Guide appointments at all levels and people who have given much to Scouting/Guiding/SAGGA over many years. Events are often attended by the next generation of Scouts/Guides. Activities include giving service to local Scout/Guide headquarters and campsites, supporting local Scout/Guide events and social activities. Members of the Group recently completed the Diamond Way, tackling a different section on consecutive years. Group members also organise and support national events including Gilwell Reunion, AGM, summer camp and Wellies and Wristbands.

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South

This Group arranges activities in the Greater London and south east of England. Members include those who hold current Scout/Guide appointments and who have given service to Scouting/Guiding/SAGGA over many years. The Group provides service to local Scout/Guide events and campsites, social activities and the sharing of ideas and resources. Members also help to organise and support national events including the AGM, summer camp, Gilwell 24, EVOLVE and Wellies and Wristbands.

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Trent

This Group organises a small number of events and activities in the Trent area. Members also support national events including the Winter Reunion.

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SAGGA SAGA

This Group organises an annual gathering in a different area each year with a social focus. Although mainly attended by retired members, the 5-day event is open to all SAGGA members.

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