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Annual membership subscription due

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1BR Stacked LogoThe annual subscription for membership to the Scout Group for the year September 2016 to August 2017 is now due.

Please see the letter and form in the links below regarding the annual subscription for membership to the Scout Group.  Your prompt attention would be very much appreciated by the Leaders.


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Important information about Summer Camp in 2017

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exclamationPlease see below important information about our Summer Camp in 2017.  Urgent attention required. 

Plans for Summer Camp in 2017 are progressing and the first circular is available through the link below.  Please note that in order to firm things up we need commitment from those Scouts who want to go to camp in the form of a deposit which must be received by 25th November 2016.


If you have any questions, please ask a leader.

New programme published

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ProgrammeThe programme for the rest of 2016 has been published.

Please visit the Programme page of the website to see details of the activities that will be taking place at Scouts during the rest of this year.


If you have any questions, please ask a Leader.

Hag Dyke Weekend

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hag-dykeThe Scout Troop will be visiting Hag Dyke on the weekend of 14th to 16th October 2016.  Please see below for details.

Please click on the links below to download a letter about the forthcoming weekend visit to the Group’s hostel above Kettlewell, Hag Dyke.  Also in the links is the permission form that you need to complete and return to Scouts if your son or daughter wants to join us on the weekend.



Scouts starts back tonight

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1BR Stacked LogoAfter an enjoyable summer, Scout meetings restart tonight.

Please meet at the Scout Hut in full uniform at the normal meeting times of 19:15 to 21:15.  We look forward to seeing you all back.


Summer Camp Photographs

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Photo 28-07-2016, 14 22 18Loads more photographs of Summer Camp added to the website.

Be sure to check out the latest photographs from Summer Camp in Northumberland which have been added to the Photo Gallery page of the website.


The end of a fantastic summer camp

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Summer Camp 2016 Logo 2This weekend the Scout Troop returned from Summer Camp in Northumberland having made lots of memories through an adventure packed week.

Last week 29 Scouts went on Summer Camp to Red Steads Farm in Northumberland and had a brilliant week full of action and adventure. Amongst many highlights were a day hosted by the RAF at their base in Boulmer, and a two day expedition up the Northumberland coast.

The troop were also joined by 9 Scouts from the 2nd Jersey troop in the Channel Islands and made many new friends.

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Over the next few days we will add many more photos to the web site so be sure to check back and see what the Scouts got up to.

Summer camp update

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Summer Camp 2016 Logo 2The first couple of days on summer camp have gone well, and the weather is being kind to us.

We arrived on site on Saturday afternoon and began the set up of camp.  All the tents and shelters were up by Saturday evening and we were able to enjoy a welcome camp fire and give the Scouts from 1st Ben Rhydding and 2nd Jersey to get to know each other.

On Sunday we spent time learning and practicing camping skills and getting all the tents and kitchen areas ship shape.  Today we have been down to the beach and spent some time in Alnwick to buy dinner based on the scouts own menus.

Some photos below.

Last Scout Troop meeting before camp

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Important-NoticeThe last Scout Troop meeting before camp will be held on Thursday 21st July rather than Friday 22nd July.  Please note the details below.

We will be holding our last Scout Troop meeting before we go to camp on Thursday next week rather than the normal Friday evening.  The meeting will be a wide game on the moor.  Please meet in the Cow & Calf Rocks car park at the normal time of 19:15.  The meeting will finish in the Cow & Calf Rocks car park at the normal time of 21:15.

The meeting is non-uniform so please come in activity dress.

Summer Camp Parents Meeting

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Summer Camp 2016 Logo 2With three weeks to go, we are pleased to confirm final arrangements for Summer Camp and also invite all parents to attend a Parents Meeting this week.

Please see below the third letter regarding this years Summer Camp in Northumberland.  Also below is an important Nights Away Permission Form which must be completed and returned to us.

Summer Camp 2016 Letter 3

Summer Camp 2016 – Permission Form

To provide you with the final details of camp, you are all invited to join us at the start of the Troop meeting on Friday (8th July) at 19:15 for a Parents Meeting.  We encourage all parents to attend.