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Our blog has been created to update people on what our group is doing on a weekly basis. This will include Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and any outside events.

Les Barnes 2015

Scouts Posted on Tue, May 05, 2015 22:49:19

Straight after the chess tournament – I mean straight after – myself, Bronte and William drove to Cricklade to the start of the incident hike , called Les Barnes, a girl and boy team of older Scouts. Starting in late afternoon at different times, the teams walked into the dark around the lakes of Ashton Keynes. Both getting a little lost, but still coming home in good times. Completing the bases as they went. At the time of writing this we are still awaiting results, but well done to Alfie, Chris, Jack, William, Bronte, Hannah , Bethany and Lennie

just in we finished 12th and an excellent 4th – our best ever result – really well done



Chess tournament

Group Events Posted on Tue, May 05, 2015 22:32:53


After the previous year when all our best Scout players were missing, this year everyone was present, producing three teams of four, with a young cub team and a half also entering. All who took part took the competition seriously but had fun, both in the competition and round the waiting tables with team manager Adam, Kaa and Otter. A special well done to the team of Oliver, Daniel, Sam and Carter, winning all but one point (losing to Ryan from our second team, storming to the trophy we last won in 2013, good news also to the cubs who came in second, a good day with good rewards, well done everyone



swimming gala 2015

Group Events Posted on Tue, May 05, 2015 22:07:31

A team of cubs and Scouts entered the competition, with Kaa and Adam leading, certainly with the Scouts experience from last year we went into the competition with some hope, The team as always cheered and shouted for each and every team mate. Each cub or Scout tried their hardest for the team, with some great results. When the final count up was made a few individual wins, brought another 2nd for the Scouts and a 3rd for the Cubs, however that brought the team trophy – the most important trophy – back to the group – well done everyone



Monopoly run

Scouts Posted on Tue, March 03, 2015 23:03:30

A new event for us, as Nas took William, Logan and one Scout from his group, on the district coach to London, to take part in this massive competition. A full report to follow but well done to them all, finishing as the third best team from Swindon



PGL

Cubs Posted on Tue, March 03, 2015 22:46:45

Feb 28 – 2nd march, and 23 member of the pack, arrive at the Liddington PGL Centre. After settling in, dinner and a wide game the cubs retired to our corridor in the hotel, Avery noisy evening, with the Cubs full of excitement, ready for the weekend ahead. After breakfast the next day the cubs were in their two teams and off they went, during the day they took part in abseiling, fencing, G-swing, and climbing, stopping for lunch. Many achievements were achieved by the cubs. After dinner the Cubs visited the shop before taking part in “make a super hero” which turned out to be plenty of fun. Finally back to the corridor and sack racing using sleeping bags. This time the Cubs did drift to sleep quicker. Sunday and after breakfast it was time for the activities of the day, that is, Zip wire, tunneling, quad bikes and crate stacking. lunch and dinner were had before home time. The cubs all enjoyed the experience ad thanked their leaders Kaa, Adam, Baloo and Otter



Ice Skating

Group Events Posted on Sun, February 22, 2015 11:05:33

21st of Feb, and its of to the Link Centre, with over 50 members of 19th on the ice, all ages all levels of experience. a lot had never skated before but were getting round by the end of the day.



Cooking Competiton

Scouts Posted on Mon, January 26, 2015 23:18:40

with one weeks cooking practice 19th entered two teams in the district competition, taking on some well drilled teams. However both teams cooked well and scored well for team effort etc, finishing 6th and 10th , but yet winning the best sweat section, bring the tropy back for the 3rd time in four years, well done and well done to Sunshine for sorting the teams out



evening hike

Cubs Posted on Mon, January 26, 2015 23:13:59

October and over 20 cubs set off from Coate Water on a Saturday evening on a various surface hike, finishing in the pitch black, a little late but smiling and all in one piece, well done everyone



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