As part of the team-building and Kit checking before we go to Haarlem, we took some of our Scouts and our slug tents to The Scowles campsite near Coleford. We had a leisurely weekend, allocating people to the various teams and people to their tents . The weather was dry, a bit cool, but we… Read more
We held the AGM just after Easter. We had a families afternoon with Archery, Target Shooting and Tomahawk throwing. After last year’s success we hired a 7m climbing wall. Many of the Beavers, Cubs & Scouts got to the top. Even the Group Scout Leader went up to present a cheque to the two Young… Read more
Our Scouts, Cubs and Beavers together with their Leaders and Helpers joined the Remembrance Parade through Lydney on the 100th Anniversary of the end of the 1st World War to remember the sacrifices made by those involved in that war and the others that have followed it. Our Group is the only one in the… Read more
We held our District Jamboree on The Internet and Jamboree on the Air in October. JOTI is an opportunity for Beavers, Cubs and Scouts around the world to contact one another in supervised online chat rooms and find out about scouting from many other countries. Jamboree on the Air gives Beavers, Cubs and Scouts a… Read more
Hopefully you’ve all been able to relax over the summer – but it’s time for the Scouting fun to start all over again. We have all manner of activities planned over the next few months – giving our the chance to learn Skills For Life!
We entered a team of scouts into the Annual Backwoods Challenge. The aim is to spend 24 hours in a shelter made from scavenged materials (we supply a tarp and cord), cooking meals on a wood fire, then clearing up and leaving no trace. Our team were all novices and came first in the challenge.… Read more
We completed a canoe expedition down the Wye in July 2018. We started at Luckshall campsite and paddled to Hoarwithy on the Saturday. Scouts cooked the evening meal then had a relaxing evening around the campfire. We struck camp and continued the paddle to Ross on the Sunday.