JOTA-JOTI 2021 is here!

The event of the Scouting Technical calendar is finally here! It’s a Global Event owned by the World Organisation of Scout Movements (WOSM). But what does it all mean? JOTI, or Jamboree on the Internet is an event which brings…

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The art of Self Defence (Scouts)

At the end of each year we hold a troop forum where the scouts discuss amongst their patrols what activities, trips, badges they would like to take part in. When I sat down to look at what they had listed…some…

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Calling all Book Readers

Beavers and Cubs both have Book Reader badges, but let’s face it – with so many badges and skills, reading 6 books is a bit of a tough ask. Not forgetting Scouts & Explorers – these two sections don’t have…

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It’s hard work turning 90…

As you can imagine, Sunday’s party took some planning to pull off, and with that in mind, we’re just recovering from that energy! With our leaders looking back at the last few weeks in a blur, the confetti is cleared…

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Start of a new term – Scouts

This evening was our first meeting back after the summer break, what a difference it made having all our scouts under one roof since February 2020, and with our new leader Kaa know irl as Laura!  Tonight we returned by…

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Return dates set!

On your marks... get set....

Summer has come and passed, and it seems to have gone fast, we’re coming back before September ends! We hope you’ve all had a lovely summer break and are well rested and eager to get back to some amazing Scouting!…

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That’s a wrap! Happy Summer!

If we’re completely honest, the last 2 academic years have been absolutely awful as COVID gripped the nation forced us into lockdowns, keeping us indoors, and putting restrictions on our operations that made Scouting incredibly difficult. Our leaders took it…

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Scouts taking the lead!!

As part of their time at Scouts I like to encourage each of them to take over and lead a meeting. I feel that is a good way to not only build on their skills for life in planning and…

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Scouts are back in business

Well Scouts have returned back to the hut and all though with covid restrictions still in place there were happy faces all round. Great to see patrols Cobra, Wolf, Hawk and Kodiak back working together as a team and having…

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Christmas Closures 2020

2020 has been extremely challenging for everyone. I’m sure we’re all pleased to be at the end of the year and facing 2021 with a new air of positivity. We’ve now closed the doors for Christmas, so we can all…

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