Scouts in Action

Every week over 7000 young people in Beaver Scout Colonies, Cub Scout Packs, Scout Troops, Explorer Units and Scout Networks across Berkshire have a fantastic time in Scouting. Everywhere there is adventure, fun and friendship. These pages provide a glimpse of that exciting activity. Enjoy!

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Recent Scouts in Action Stories

Daring stunts for Superhero 1st Woosehill Beavers on Camp

Daring stunts for Superhero 1st Woosehill Beavers on Camp

Super Beavers from 1st Woosehill proved themselves to be Superheroes with their daring stunts on Camp. Twenty five Swifts and Kingfisher Beavers spent the weekend at Youlbury Scout Camp in Oxford at the beginning of September. The boys and girls were challenged to complete five daring tasks - zip…

Slough District Cubs Outdoor Challenge Day at Dorneywood Camp Site

Slough District Cubs Outdoor Challenge Day at Dorneywood Camp Site

Slough District Cubs had a great day on Sunday 16th September 2018 working towards “Our Outdoor Challenge Award”

The Cubs took part in the following activities:-
Lighting individual fires, Cooking Egg and Bacon on open fires, Tent pitching and striking, Camp gadget making, First Aid, Country …

1st Ufton Nervet Group Camp

1st Ufton Nervet Group Camp

1st Ufton Nervet held their first Group camp this weekend where Beavers Cubs & Scouts took part in activities they had never done before and achieved great heights

With a Star Wars theme they all used the force to jump of the zip wire, crate stack, abseil and climb the pole and lean back hol…

As many ready themselves for back to school this week, 6 adventurous Scouts from Kennet got out their bikes and made a 300km unassisted expedition to the Isle Of Wight. Tom (16) Henry (15) Conor (14) Adam (13) Tom (13) and Daniel (13) from 1st Newbury Scout group made the gruelling trip by peddl…

1st Reading YMCA Sea Scout Groups 110th birthday  Summer celebration

1st Reading YMCA Sea Scout Groups 110th birthday Summer celebration

1st Reading YMCA Sea Scout Group was formed on February 19th 1908 making us Berkshires oldest scout group.
As February is too cold for most people to be out kayaking on The Thames we saved our celebrations until our family fun day this July when we could all get out on the water.
The Mayor o…

South Berkshire District Sleepover and Damboree Camp

South Berkshire District Sleepover and Damboree Camp

Last weekend 30th June - 1st July over 80 beavers from 9 colonies took part in our camp full of adventure and fun into space.
They were in 8 groups making new friends and taking part in 8 bases at Earlewood making use of the excellent facilities and some brilliant volunteers who came to help wit…

 
 
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