Well done to the scouts that camped out last weekend at the HQ and not only braved the cold, but also managed to successfully cook their meals on an open fire and assisted the scout leaders in tidying the woodpile, loading our new wood store and also tidying up the grounds.
Many thanks for all those beavers, cubs and scouts that were able to join in the parade on Sunday 13th November. A smaller turnout than in recent years but all looked happy in the annual group photo – post is later than planned as I was waiting for photos from parents that took them on the day – to pick the best one.
This was the only photo taken – so if you have any others that may have everyone smiling – please send to Nigel (Scout Leader)
Finally had chance to update the website having done four camps in 8 weeks!
The scouts did really well in May at their Patrol camp followed in June by a busy weekend on the water at the District Water weekend, rowing, sailing, paddle boarding, kayaking and raft building.
The group then had over 60 people at the Family Camp and pictures that have been shared with us are in the gallery on this site. To end this term, the scouts and cubs went to Borough Camp where the cubs managed to win the 6 a side football competition.
Here’s to next year and a lot more camping opportunities in the coming year……
Well done to the 12 scouts that camped at the HQ last weekend to start their scout camping journeys. With great weather the scouts successfully set up their tents, cooking areas and then proceeded to get their wood piles ready for their cooking fires.
In their patrols of 6 they cooked 5 meals on their wood fires – they did two traditional fried breakfasts, a Stir Fry with Noodles, a Vegetable Stew with mash, burgers and fried potatoes, supplemented with puddings of angel delight, apple pie with custard and chocolate swiss roll.
It wasn’t just cooking…. they chopped, sawed and split wood, built some camp gadgets, did plenty of washing up, played games and all worked really well together to make it a great weekend – roll on Water Camp in June….
All, the “readiness” level for scouting in England is now Green – which means that we are able to get back to all aspects of scouting, whilst still operating in a covid safe manner.
That means camps are being organised along with lots of other fun activities. The new Beaver Leadership team is operating very well with an active programme of badgework and other activities – they recently attended the District Beaver Christmas Party where all attending had a great day.
We are always looking to increase our leadership teams – as the maxim “many hands makes light work” is something that we strongly believe in as a group. All our leaders are busy people and with more adults joining us it would help spread the workload and also mean that we can potentially offer even more activities.
Finally, Family Camp is all booked for 24-26 June 2022 – so please complete and return the booking forms that have been sent out ASAP to secure your place. If you haven’t had one yet – email Nigel (Scout Leader) at:- email@example.com