Author Archives: Nigel

District Scout Water camp – a fantastic activity packed weekend

31 scouts and explorers enjoyed a jam-packed weekend of activities including sailing, rowing, kayaking, canoeing, raft building, dragon boat racing and team building activities. Many thanks to Alistair and Katherine for helping Richard look after the scouts, it seems that … Continue reading

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See camps section for final details on scout camps coming up….

All the details for Water Weekend, Borough Camp and Summer Camp are now in the camps section – please read and take action by the appropriate deadlines    

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Group Quiz night

Many thanks to all those that took part and those that donated raffle prizes – a total of £286 was raised for group funds. It would be great to see more people at the next one which is on Saturday … Continue reading

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Sainsbury vouchers – we need them

Please make sure that you bring all your active kids vouchers from family and friends and put them in the box in the HQ – the scheme has only a few weeks left – so keep collecting and hand them … Continue reading

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Easter Camp – a great eggsperience!

8 scouts camping, in two patrols, managed to cook all their own meals (most on wood fires), set up and take down their sleeping and kitchen tents, as well as experience 4 site activities, some onsite Orienteering, a 10Km hike … Continue reading

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Centenary Dinner Dance – bookings now open

In October 2017 we will be holding a dinner and dance to celebrate the group being in existence for over 100 years!! It would be great to see both current and former members of the group to enjoy a great … Continue reading

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Another successful jumble sale

Many, many thanks to all that helped make last Saturday’s Jumble a great success. It looks likely that we have raised approximately £3,000 of much need cash to maintain and improve our HQ and scouting equipment. It was good to … Continue reading

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Upcoming fund raisers

Our Jumble Sale is nearly upon us – please come along and either help run or just come and buy jumble to help support the group. It is on Saturday 25th March from 10am – 12pm and again after lunch … Continue reading

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County Scout Night Hike – an almost unique event

Well done to the 12 scouts that made up our two teams in the competition. Once tents were set up and the scouts had been fed and given their compasses etc they set off on the hike along with 42 … Continue reading

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Scouts – next 2 camping opportunities

The details of the next two camping opportunities (Night Hike and Easter Camp) taking place in March and April are now available in the camps section – time to develop your camping and cooking skills!!  

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