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Coronavirus (COVID-19) - In line with latest Government advice, all face-to-face Scout meetings, activities and events are currently suspended. For the latest updates from us during the current Coronavirus crisis, please check out our dedicated page by clicking here.

Quiz and Curry Night

14th March 2020 @ 19:00 23:00

Come and join us as our “Quiz and Curry Night” returns for another year, this year being held on Saturday 14th March at Elton Church Hall.

Here are the key details:

  • 19:00 till 23:00
  • £6 per person
  • Ticket includes a delicious curry!
  • Maximum team size of 8 people
  • A cash bar will also be available

All money raised from this event will be put towards our fundraising to send our Beavers and Cubs to CuBe camp in May 2020.

Tickets are available from Section Leaders, The Wheelwright Arms and Hammer & Tongs.

Elton Church Hall, Ince Lane, Elton
Chester, Cheshire CH2 4QB United Kingdom
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01928 723910

Bonfire And Firework Spectacular 2019

1st Nov @ 18:45 21:45

Our flagship fundraiser is returning for it’s 9th year on Friday 1st November 2019!

Full details are available on our event website – http://www.1stinceandelton.org.uk/fireworks. Please keep checking our website and Social Media feeds for the latest news and updates.

Please support Elton’s only annual community event! As a group we invest a huge amount of time and money into staging this event, which has grown in both reputation and popularity over recent years – your support is crucial to the continued success of this event.

Free
The Scout Hut, Scout Hut Lane off School Lane, Elton
Chester, Cheshire CH2 4PN United Kingdom
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01928 352200
http://www.1stinceandelton.org.uk

Reminder: Group Badge Competition

Just a quick reminder to all our Young People about the competition we’re running to design a “Group Badge” to celebrate 70 years of Scouting in Ince and Elton.

Here’s a reminder of the rules:

  • The competition is open to all three sections (Beavers, Cubs and Scouts)
  • The design must cater for one of two sets of dimensions:
    • 50mm by 38mm
    • 76mm by 76mm
  • The design must incorporate the year we were formed (1949). Try not to use “70 years” as we want to avoid the badge “ageing” quickly.
  • The design must also be Scouting related or feature a landmark from the local area/community.
  • Deadline for entries is Friday 13th September 2019.

After this date, a winning design will be chosen (logistics of choosing the winner to be confirmed) and converted into a digital format where it will be submitted for approval.

We’ve attached a couple of other “groups” badges to spark some inspiration if you need it.

Summer BBQ 2019

12th Jul @ 19:00 21:00

You’re invited to join us at our Summer BBQ as we celebrate our 70th year as 1st Ince and Elton Scout Group.

BBQ – All Beavers, Cubs and Scouts will receive a free of charge Jumbo Hot Dog. All other guests, Burgers and Hot Dogs will be on sale.

There will also be a bar for the Grown Ups!

The event is open to all parents and the wider community, and young members can also bring along a friends.

Try out the giant inflatable obstacle course and take part in some team games.

Badges and Awards for all sections will be presented from 9pm.

Free
The Scout Hut, Scout Hut Lane off School Lane, Elton
Chester, Cheshire CH2 4PN United Kingdom
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01928 352200
http://www.1stinceandelton.org.uk

Annual General Meeting 2019

10th May @ 18:30 21:00

Come along and join us for our Annual General Meeting which will be held at the HQ on Friday 10th May. Doors open at 18:30 for a 19:00 start.

The AGM is the perfect opportunity to see what we’ve been up to over the last 12 months and will include reports from section Leaders about the fun and adventure the young people have enjoyed over the past year, as well as details from the Executive Committee regarding the Group’s development, expenditure and finances and is also an open forum for yourselves to give your feedback to the Group.

We also hold the election of officers to the Group Executive Committee during the meeting. We’re always on the lookout for more volunteers to support a range of roles across the group, whether it’s supporting one of our sub-committees (fundraising or HQ) or the actual Executive Committee itself. We’re also looking for new adult volunteers to support our three sections. If you’re interested in getting involved, then our AGM is your chance to see the work involved and also offer your support.

Free
The Scout Hut, Scout Hut Lane off School Lane, Elton
Chester, Cheshire CH2 4PN United Kingdom
+ Google Map
01928 352200
http://www.1stinceandelton.org.uk

St George’s Day Service

28th Apr @ 09:45 11:00

Details for the St George’s Day service.

This will take place on Sunday 28th April 2019 from 10am at St James’ Church, Ince and should last for no longer than an hour.

Please arrive for 9:45am so that the service can start promptly at 10am.

It would be great to see another good turnout for this service.

We kindly request that Beavers, Cubs and Scouts wear Smart Full Uniform. There will also be a collection towards the end of the service.

Free
Pool Lane
Ince, Cheshire CH2 4NX United Kingdom
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Elton Bonfire and Firework Spectacular 2018 – Thank You!

Another Bonfire and Firework Spectacular has been and gone – and what an event it was this year!

We estimate that we’ve pulled our biggest crowd ever this year as more people from both within the village and outside the village join us to see what all the fuss is about.

To everyone that came along to support our display either by coming along to watch, purchase from our stalls or giving a donation (however big or small), we’d just like to say a HUGE Thank You!

We would also like to express an extra special thanks to the following for their continued support of the years:

  • Elton Parish Council
  • Cheshire West and Chester Council (and Ward Councillor Stephen Smith)
  • Essar
  • Elton Primary School
  • Friends of Elton Primary School
  • Mitchell Brothers (Cheshire Oaks)
  • Elton SPAR
  • Encirc and Cheshire Waste
  • Black Cat Fireworks
  • Award Computing Ltd

This is currently Elton’s only annual community event! As a community group and registered charity, we invest a huge amount of time and money into staging this event – your continued support is crucial to the success of this event.

Finally, we must also remember to say a huge thank you to the team of volunteers here at 1st Ince and Elton Scout Group. Not are they supporting a weekly programme to each of the sections (that’s Beavers, Cubs and Scouts), they also give up their time for weekend activities and also find more time to stage great community events such as this. So a huge BRAVO goes out to them.

The ‘Elton Bonfire and Firework Spectacular’ returns for it’s 9th year in 2019 on Friday 1st November – save the date!!

Christmas Party

We’re holding a Christmas Party at the Elton Church Hall on Saturday 16th December.

It’ll run from 7pm until late with lots to do:

  • Ten Pin Bowling Lane
  • Licensed Bar
  • Disco

This will be a ticketed event, with more details coming out soon.