CGI Share a Skills Events  


A National Development Initiative incorporating feedback from our Members in the ‘June 2020 National Development Survey’

 some CGI Youth Members building a wooden swing frame

4th February  

‘Outdoor Skills’

Getting yourself in knots? Join our short tutorial with Joan Farrell on basic pioneering skills, knots, tent pitching and planning your campsite.

With Joan Farrell

Time: 8 – 9pm on Zoom


20th AprilA yellow campfire blanket with numerous badges sewn to it

‘Create & or Enhance your Campfire Blanket’

Roll on those hazy summer nights, out in the open by the blazing campfire, create and design you very own Campfire Blanket, so, so, cosy!  Here how join Marion Gleeson, find out and bring the skill back to your units.

With Marion Gleeson

Time: 8 – 9pm on Zoom



22nd JuneAn image of a start of camp campfire

‘Campfire Songs & Planning your Campfire’  

Guiding and campfire programs are such a timeless combination. Join Julie Donnelly and find out how to plan your campfire programme and learn or revitalise your campfire song collection.

With Julie Donnelly

Time: 8 – 9pm on Zoom



19th OctoberA picture of some of the Christmas crafts to be created on this event night.

‘Christmas Crafts Night’

There’s just something magical about Christmas, looking for an easy Christmas craft to try this year with your Unit?  Plan early join your hosts Michelle Cassidy and Grainne Fox.

With Michelle Cassidy & Grainne Fox

Time: 8 – 9pm on Zoom


7th DecemberImage of two rows of trophys

‘Game Show Night’

Games Night In. Looking to have some virtual fun and catch up with other Guiders! why not join Maria Carroll, Betty Barry and the Volunteer Skill Team for a fun evening – not to be missed.

With the Volunteer Skills Group

Time: 8 – 9pm on Zoom


All sessions will be videoed and can be accessed directly from OGM in a folder named ‘Skills Resources Database’ for you to share with your Unit.