Includes: Outdoors, Helping others, Team building and friendship

Activity time:
1 meeting


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Soap and giggles

It's a chore for car owners but great fun for girls! Car washing is a chance to raise your unit's profile and fundraise for trips, activities and other causes your girls care about.


Girls wash vehicles, often as a fundraising activity in return for payment.

Planning checklist

Safety notes

  • The group will be liable for the first £100 of any claim made as the result of car washing
  • We advise that the owner and the Leader check each car for any damage before starting and that the owner supervises the car washing
Section Number of girls per adult
Rainbows 5
Brownies 8
Guides 12

How many adults are needed?

Use this calculator to find out the ratio of girls to adults that is required for this activity

2 adults needed

Girlguiding activity centres for Carwashing