10 Sep 2021

Dear parents and community
Our annual general meeting does not take too long, but is important that as many of you as possible can take part.
The 17th Barrow (St Perran’s) Scout Group AGM is being held at 7pm on Thursday 7th October 2021.
It is an opportunity to take stock of where we are, look back at what we’ve achieved since the last meeting, look forward to the exciting plans ahead, and take care of some brief but necessary business as a registered charity (e.g. electing executive members, distributing financial information).
Please could …

15 May 2021

Plant collections and deliveries have been brought forward one week by the supplier, to next weekend, Friday 21 to Saturday 22nd May.
Customers should look for an email with subject “Scouts Plants 21-22 May 2021-Your Time Slot and Payment Link” which have been sent out to all customers. If you do not receive this email, please contact Email: //
We would be very grateful if you could confirm the time slot is OK.
Many thanks

16 Feb 2021

Do you want some top-quality bedding plants for your garden to brighten up 2021?!
The Bedding Plant Sale is up and running, and we are confident it will happen this year!
Can you tell any local family, friends and neighbours know while you stay socially distanced?
(try social media, email, text message, phone, or video message)
Go to the Plant Sale page for more information

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Go Direct to Online Form

20 Jun 2020

17th Barrow (St Perrans) Scout Group have not let a small thing like a world wide lockdown stop them put the ‘out’ in Scouting
On 31st April 2020 the whole group took part in a successful world record attempt to have the biggest virtual camp (over 93 000 people took part), and then followed that with a group camp from 1st to 2nd May.
The young people slept in dens/tents in or outside, made campfires – real or fake, took part in a virtual campfire lead by Bagheera, Shere Khan and Redwood, …

28 Mar 2020

Dear customers, as always, we are incredibly grateful for your support of our group, and we always look forward to delivering our grower’s fabulous plants to you all.  We have been carefully monitoring the COVID-19 situation and had hoped to be able to continue by making complementary deliveries to all customers so as to brighten the otherwise dull existence of lockdown.  However, with the potential severity of the pandemic, consequent restrictions, and the length of its continuation so unknown, the 17th Barrow Scouts committee have decided that the most sensible …

23 Mar 2020

Coronovirus Update #2
Dear Parents/Carers/Beavers/Cubs/Scouts,
Wow, what a difference a week makes. These are different and challenging times. We’re absolutely devastated that we have had to curtail face to face meetings with such abruptness. However, as described in the email from our Chief Commissioner, these are not choices that have been made lightly and they are for all our and our families’ benefit.
We hope that you and your families are not too adversely affected by the virus and should you catch it, the impact is minimal.
The Scout Association are helping with a …

30 Sep 2019

Date: Tuesday 15th October 2019
Time: 8pm
Venue: Scout Hut on Yarlside Road
You are invited and encouraged to attend a short meeting to review last year and set the stall for next year.
The short meeting including reports of the activities and achievements of each Section over the last year, a summary of the accounts, votes for committee members, and an opportunity to ask any questions, raise any issues, or make any suggestions.
The delay to the normal date in June meeting, was in order to help us find a Secretary and Chair for …

14 Dec 2017

A new video has been posted on the website front page.
Could you help support our group, or do you have a friend or relative that would be interested in helping out?
It is rewarding for everyone!

Could you help support our Scout Group in any way? find out more on Volunteers page
More about the excitement of modern scouting:

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 …