Scouts

Air Rifle Shooting at PACCAR

During 2016 the air rifle range at PACCAR was upgraded and we now have a heated, 6 lane competition standard range, including a wheelchair friendly lane.

GroundCamp 16th-18th September

The Scout Survival Skills weekend is back!

Booking is now open. Don't miss out!

Information about the weekend and how to book is attached.

Camp Japan 2015

GLMW Camp Japan

The chance for your Group or Section to spend a weekend as a County, try some Japanese culture and celebrate the World Scout Jamboree in Japan 2015

When: June 26-28, 2015

Where: Paccar Scout Camp, Chafont St Peter

Interested? Contact the CampJapanTeam

 

Japan Jamboree logo

An ACC Goes Blogging - 19 Feb 2014

Freezer Camp – Wind, Rain, Ice and Sunshine

Everybody was there Friday afternoon, tents getting pitched and the wind is already starting to buffet the place. Our site was in the woods so a little more sheltered. Outer flysheets up and pinned to the ground with extra-long pegs. That should do the trick. Out on the Main Field, the early arrivals are standing on the canvas to hold it in place while the pegs are found and poles can be fed through the loops and sleeves. This could get exciting…

An ACC Goes Blogging - 6 Feb 2014

GLMW Expedition Training and Assessment Programme 2014

Pitching tentsIt began at “omg it’s early”, 8:30am, last Saturday morning with the pitching of tents and registration to make sure that the people who had signed up were actually the people who were turning up. 47 Scouts and Explorer Scouts from across GLMW arrived to commence this year’s Expedition training and Assessment Programme. After a week of lashing rain and howling gales, the expectation was for a waterlogged and unpleasant weekend in the mud. But no, what was this? The sun forced its way through the early Saturday morning clouds and a dry day was in prospect. The tents went up on moderately dry areas near the training complex and, yes, smiling was in evidence.

Jack Petchey Award Scheme

The County is fortunate to run a scheme, funded by the Jack Petchey Foundation which distributes over £20,000 in £200 Achievement awards to members aged 11 to 25 across the Scout County.   Each GLMW District has an award coordinator who collects the Achievement Award nominations and ensures that the selection process is carried out correctly and that the money is spent.  The guidelines are clear that young people must be involved in the selection of the person to receive the award and in what the money is spent on.   Membership of the scheme requires the County to s

GLMW Camping Challenge

GLMW now has its own 3 stage dynamic camping award available to all members of the GLMW Scout County

Bronze Award badgeIt encourages scouts to camp using a range of styles and locations progressively strengthening their ability and knowledge of the technicalities of sleeping under the stars.

There are the 3 stages of the award - Bronze, Silver and Gold.  The attached PDF shows the detail of how you or your scouts can achieve them.

If you need more information on the requirements or help with information of locations where this award can be achieved then please contact  Matt Young  (ACC Group Support) at m@thew.fslife.co.uk who has the badges.

Scouts

What is Scouts?

The Scout Section is for young people, usually aged between 10½ and 14 years. A young person can come in to the Troop at 10 and may stay until they are 15 years old. The Scout Troop is the third and final Section in the Scout Group.

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