Scout Training in Action!

Scout Training in Action!

Here is a letter we received from one of our Scout’s Parents. The Scout Group is very proud of Charlie. ” I would like to share with you an experience Charlie had last Friday where his Scouting training clearly kicked in!…

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Scouts survive the weekend!

Scouts survive the weekend!

Once again the Scouts were challenged by Wendy and her team at their annual “I’m a scout, get me out of here!” Camp. They had to make useful camp gadgets, keep their fire going all day and then prepare and…

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Fun on 4 wheels!

The Scouts spent the day racing quad bikes around in the mud and rain. They weren’t deterred by the weather and had a great time.

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Sailing with Langstone Sailability

Sailing with Langstone Sailability

On a lovely sunny (although very windy) evening 10 scouts and Explorers joined a Scout Troop from Bedhampton at the sailing club at Langstone. We spent the evening trying out different types of craft – small dingies, larger sailing boats…

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Chariots of fire!

Chariots of fire!

Friday evening saw the Scouts putting their newly learned lashing skills into practice. Using poles, string and one wheel they had to create a chariot that would carry a member of their patrol through a slalom course. Unfortunately one team’s…

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Riki Tiki Tavi makes her promise

Riki Tiki Tavi makes her promise

Claire has been a leader with Merlin Cub Pack and Spitfire Scout Troop for a while now, but hadn’t been invested. So while she was at camp with the cubs last weekend we decided it was a good opportunity for…

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I’m a Scout – GET ME OUT OF HERE!

Early in May the Spitfire Scout Group went on a camp near Hipley, the theme of which was based on the ‘I’m a Celebrity, get me out of here’ TV show. Fortunately the Scouts possessed more than one brain cell…

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