Articles Archive for January 2016

18 Jan 2016

A problem solving task to span the widest gap between two benches.
The tools; spaghetti, white-tak, and polystyrene chips

17 Jan 2016

Hi everyone, and Happy New Year!
Did you make a resolution for 2016?  Maybe it was to try volunteering, or to try doing something that your son or daughter enjoys?
Why not try our Four Week Challenge?
Volunteer for four weeks, support young people, put the V”olunteer” into your CV, and have great fun along the way!
Would you like to…

Spend some quality time with your child?
Develop your own skills?
Have fun and rediscover adventure?
Give something back to the community?

Why not try some of the fun and adventure of Scouting for yourself?
We’re now inviting parents …

14 Jan 2016

At cubs on Tuesday we talked about the astronaut Tim Peake, and the International Space Station.  This week, the ISS is visible for a few minutes in the early mornings, so if you look to the south at breakfast time and the sky is clear, you have a good chance of seeing it!

BBC News about Tim Peake and Tim Kopra’s spacewalk

With the naked eye the ISS looks like a star moving in an arc from right to left.  If you have binoculars or a telescope then you might even be …

4 Jan 2016

Thank you to the Rotary Club of Furness, and everyone who supported and took part in the Tour De Furness in September 2015.
We have received a cheque accompanied by the following letter from the Rotary Club of Furness:
17th Barrow (St. Perran’s) Scout Group reg:521555
Dear Friends,
Donation to you from our 2015 Tour de Furness
This year was our 20th sponsored cycle event with over 600 riders taking part enjoying wonderful countryside round the Furness Peninsula and Coniston Lake.
Eighty percent of funds raised is donated to charities specified by individual riders and this …