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Exploring Explorers

22 May 2015

Today we had some Explorers visit us from Tomahawks.  First we did a teem building exercise where we crossed hands with the person opposite us.  The first time we did it we all fell on the floor!  Then we got split into smaller groups where we did the same activity.  Our group fell in a heap after two failed attempts! …

Rockets!

22 May 2015

Today we did rockets on a line using a bicycle pump to make it go the fastest.  We half filled the bottle.  We all got very wet.

I like to ride my bicycle!

19 May 2015

We were cycling last night: the Beavers enjoyed riding around in a circle!
Beavers cycling

Just walking in the rain

15 May 2015

Cubs had a wet walk to try and use map reading skills learnt last week, but weren’t put off by wet playground equipment when we had a break from our walk

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Where are we going?

15 May 2015

Today we learnt about maps and how to set them up.  We worked out how to find out grid references.  We also learnt how to find out how steep the hill we might be climbing is!
 

Simply the best!

12 May 2015

Congratulations to Joe, Jack, Kathleen, Lara, James & Polly who attended the Hampshire Chief Scout’s Gold Award presentation tonight at Thornden School.  It is a huge achievement and they have all worked really hard to get this award.  They have camped, cooked, hiked, tried new things, helped others and grown so much since they started at the Troop!  It was …

AGM Invite – why not come and see what we’re up to?

8 May 2015

Everyone is welcome to come and see us at our AGM on Thursday, 4 June 2015.  Arrive from 6.30pm for tea & cake followed at 6.45pm for a half hour meeting and ending with a slideshow of what we’ve been up to over the past 12 months.
We look forward to seeing you there.

Top dogs!

1 May 2015

Tonight 4 policemen and women came to Scouts with 3 police dogs.  They assured us that the dogs would not bite!  Then we learnt all about the police equipment and duties – and Shona had to try on the police riot gear!
Abbie was the first dog to see us and she was only 8 months old and in training!  She …

Go-kart practice

1 May 2015

Cubs were really excited to be using the Group’s go-karts this week having watched a DVD about the box kart championship they are entering in September

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