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, …

24 Nov 2015

Not a football scoreline but our next Group activity!
‘4-all’ because it is good for everyone – for the Group and our community.
Sunday 6th December between 12 (noon) and 6pm at Tesco Metro (Roose)

Beavers, Cubs and Scouts will be helping in the local community by packing shopping bags at the local Tesco Metro (Roose).
It is a fantastic opportunity for the community to see our Scout Group in action, make a really positive impression and help them by packing their shopping bags. We can also tell some of the shoppers about your …

15 Oct 2015

Invitation to a great opportunity to make new scout connections around the world on Saturday 17th October between 10am and 4pm at the Scout Hall.
With the help of Furness Amateur Radio Society we are taking part in the 57th annual JOTA-JOTI Scout Jamboree on the air!
FARS are also bringing a Morse Code Simulator and various other “toys” so that Beavers, Cubs and Scouts can try out some of the skills they need for their respective Communicator Badges.
The event is FREE to come along and take part! but there will be …