Snowdon Troop Summer Camp 2015

13th November 2014 by a_gaunt

We have agreed the dates for Snowdon Troop Summer Camp 2015

Saturday 25th July – Friday 31st July 2015

We are planning an exciting trip, and will confirm the details in the next few weeks.

Cub Leader Recognised For Distinguished Service

2nd November 2014 by a_gaunt

 

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.

Silver Acorn“The Silver Acorn is not normally awarded until after at least an Award for Merit has been gained and a further five years’ service has been completed. Thus, it is seldom awarded for less than 20 years service, which should be specially distinguished and appreciably better than outstanding.

The Silver Acorn was instituted in 1932 as an award to rank between the Medal of Merit and the Silver Wolf. It was originally called the Silver Medal but changed to the Silver Acorn shortly after. It was also worn on the jacket and not around the neck. It was instituted as a St George’s Day Award in 1933 and the decision for it to be worn around the neck was made around 1952 when at the same time, the Bar to the Silver Acorn was instituted.”

Many congratulations to Genny and thanks for all the time she has dedicated to the Young People passing through her section.

 

 

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Bede Pack Camp – Pinewood May 2013

18th March 2013 by g_baker

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Our Water Activities camp in May is approaching so please ensure that all consent forms for the May camp at Pinewood are in by 1st April.

Activities fo rthe weekend include: Outdoor Camping, Kayaking, Rafting, Crafts, Campfire, Games

Make sure that Cubs have suitable clothing for activities on the water: ‘Wet shoes’ or plimsoles, swimwear, T shirt and warm top.

For the  full kit list, please look at the kit list on the consent form.

 

 

 

 

 

Oktoberfest at Bear’s Wood

19th November 2012 by Webmaster

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.

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