On Tuesday 3 February the whole Colony went on the Farm to Fork visit to Tesco at Elmers End. We had fun looking at the produce from around the world, had a tour of the bakery and tasted different breads, visited the cheese counter for some cheese tasting and all popped in the freezer
Well done to Patrick, Noah, Ryan and Frank who all received their Bronze Chief Scout award at our coffee evening last week. Our Group Scout Leader, Kevin Moynihan, came to make the presentations. The boys worked very hard to achieve this award and we are very proud of them. Also a big
On Friday 14th November, 8 Beavers joined Bede Pack Cubs for a sleepover at Downe Scout Activity Centre. Great fun was had by all and we enjoyed the lovely mild November weather to make the best use of the beautiful woodland and site activities.
At Church Parade on 19th October 2014, Genny Dunbar received two very special awards from the District Team to recognise her long and dedicated service to the Group and to Scouting. She was awarded with the “Silver Acorn” along with a 25 years of service badge. R
On Saturday 1 November Beavers from Willow and Elder were warmly welcomed to the South Norwood Islamic Centre. The Beavers were given the opportunity to observe prayer, listened to a talk, had a tour of the centre and were then treated to a great spread of food! The Beavers were extre
Willow Colony worked towards the Global Challenge Badge this term by celebrating the festival of Diwali. Clay pots were made and painted,traditional food was tasted, traditions were discussed and even a bit of dancing! The evening finished with a quiet reflection.
On Friday 5th September Willow Colony went on a space adventure at Frylands Wood. Fun was had by all at campfire, taking part in a torch walk, assault course, squirt the alien, rocket fun, decorating biscuits and learning about the planets and stars. A big thank you to all the leaders
Our Group Autumn social was held at Bears Wood Campsite in October. A wide range of activities were on offer for children and parents alike. A special appearance by an Olympic torch bearer called Fitz made the day extra special.