1st August 2019
The idea of “Scout Scarf Day” on August 1 is that all active and former scouts are requested to wear their scout scarfs in public to make the “spirit of scouting” visible: once a scout – always a scout! In 2011 the day coincided with the World Jamboree in Sweden which was a perfect opportunity to show the close bond to all the scouts attending.
Of course, the scarf is only a symbol but a strong symbol for the scout promise and for our mission to leave the world as a bit better a place than we had found it.
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7th July 2019
We’re planning a day trip to Cheshire Scouts Activity Centre – Tatton Park to spend some time on the water (canoeing) in the morning and to complete a land-based activity in the afternoon.
Kit lists and permission forms will be sent out nearer to the activity – however Scouts will need to wear clothes that they do not mind getting wet as well as bringing a towel and clothes to change in to after the morning session. A packed lunch will also be needed.
29th June 2019
30th June 2019
We’re doing our first camp of the year as a troop at the end of June (29th/30th June). It will be a single night Camp running from 9am on the Saturday and finishing at 4pm on the Sunday.
The camp will be held at our local campsite – Queen Charlotte’s Wood and will cost £10.
Kit lists and permission forms will be sent out nearer to the Camp.
10th May 2019
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.
As families and friends of Scouting, you are invited to join us for our Family Christmas Party on Saturday 15th December at the Elton Church Hall starting at 7pm.
There will be:
- A Licenced bar
- Entertainment and a Disco.
This is a ticketed event, with the following tickets available:
- Family Ticket (2 Adults & 2 Children) – £5.00
- Adult Ticket – £3.00
- Child Ticket – £2.00
For more information and to buy tickets, please speak to your section leader.
For this year’s Christmas Outing, we’re taking the Scout Ice Skating at Deeside Ice Rink.
This will be taking place on Friday 14th December, and will be our last meeting before the Christmas Break.
We kindly request that Scouts wear their neckers to this event – this helps us easily identify members of the group!
It’s UK Parliament Week and tonight our Scouts took part.
A huge thank you goes out to our local MP Justin Madders who came along to give a talk about Parliament and his job!
During the course of the evening, some interesting topics of discussion naturally came up including Brexit and that banned Iceland advert.
It’s a new academic year, which brings with it another Scouting term!!
Three years ago, we took our troop to Southport Airshow – it proved to be largely successful trip and was popular with all of the Scouts. Between the leaders, we’ve been thinking of doing it again for the last year or two when we take into account how successful it was the first time.
So – we’re going to do it again. But this time, we’re going bigger and better by heading over to RAF Cosford (the home of the RAF Museum) to attend this year’s Cosford Airshow. This year, it’s being held on Sunday 10th June.
Due to how Cosford run their group bookings, we’re limited to the capacity of the minibus – which is 12 Scouts. So we’re operating this trip on a first come – first served basis (sorry folks, it’s very rare that we have to do this).
We’re still working out the costs for this trip (Fuel and Minibus Hire), hence why it’s currently showing as TBC – but we anticipate that it will be no more than £10 per Scout. It will be an all day event (exact timings of pick-up and drop-offs will be announced nearer the time).
If your child is interested in attending then please let us know by confirming via My.SCOUT – remember this is being operated on a first come, first served basis.