This Wednesday, the 15th of December, we’re merging Beavers and Cubs together for some carol singing, then we’ll conclude with the brief formalities of our AGM, where you can have your say in how the Group is run.
Therefore, please bring your Beavers and Cubs together at 5:30pm, and stay around for the festivities if you can!
You’ll also need some two-core “bell wire” or “speaker wire”, obtainable from places like Maplin, or online at places like Hindleys.com (who are also a great supplier of other craft materials and tools).
Here’s the programme for the second half of the spring term:
* 24th Feb: Visit from Cranham’s police officer for a talk on personal safety
* 3rd Mar: Thinking about camping. What’s involved?
* 10th Mar: Mother’s Day craft (extra helpers needed… ideally not mothers!)
* 17th Mar: St Patrick’s Day
* 24th Mar: Spring nature walk (outdoor, extra helpers needed)
* 31st Mar: Easter egg hunt (outdoor, extra helpers needed)
Venue: The National Scout Water Activity Centre at Longridge, near Marlow, Buckinghamshire. Longridge is a RoyalYachtingAssociationRecognisedSailingSchool and a British Canoe Union Approved Centre. It is situated on the banks of the Thames below Marlow Lock and is sheltered from the mainstream of the river by SheriffIsland.
Activities: Activities (weather permitting) will include dinghy sailing, canoeing, kayaking, bell boating, raft building, dragon boating, gig rowing, climbing wall, assault course, orienteering, games, cooking, short hike and more. Please note that all activity instructors are approved by the Scout Association and hold the appropriate RYA, BCU or BMC qualifications.
Teams: Scouts entered from the same troop they will be asked to divide themselves into teams made up of between four and six Scouts.
Format: Teams will be invited to write down the answers to the questions. Because, on the score board teams will not be identified by name, only they will know how well they are doing until the end when we will identify the winning team. Questions will be designed to target all ages of Scout and will cover Scouting and non-scouting subjects. There will be a small prize for the winning team.
Supper: There will be a break half way through the evening and a light supper will be provided.
Cost: There will be a charge of £3 per Scout entering the quiz to contribute to the costs of running the event (venue, food, etc). The entry fee must be paid in advance and is not returnable if you are subsequently unable to attend.
Entry: If you would like to take part in this event please complete and return the attached form to reach Kevin Brewer no later than 12 March 2010. Late entries will not be accepted.