17 Oct 2016

Once again, we’ve had great fun hosting JOTA / JOTI for the District at our Scout Hut.  If you’ve not heard of this before, JOTA is Jamboree On The Air, and JOTI is Jamboree On The Internet, and it’s all about providing opportunities for Scouts, Cubs, Beavers and Explorers to talk to other members of Scouting (and Girl Guide / Girl Scout) units all around the world.  This year is the 59th year that JOTA has run, and the 20th year that JOTI has run.
When JOTA was first set up, …

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 …

18 Nov 2015

On Tuesday 10th November, Cubs had a fun evening learning about Diwali, the ancient Hindu Festival of Light.
As well as making small earthenware lanterns, called Diyas, and drawing out lotus-flower Rangoli patterns, Cubs tried their hands at creating patterns and pictures with coloured lights.  These wonderful, long exposure photos were taken outside between rain showers!