Articles Archive for April 2013

30 Apr 2013

The Scout Group are holding its Annual Group Walk on the 11th May 2013. This year is a little different to the previous in that there is no emphasis on raising sponsorship. As well as this the date chosen this year coincides with JOTT (Jamboree On The Trail), which is an event where Scouts from all round the world go for a walk on the same day.
The cost for the event will be £1.50 per child, this will include the cost of your JOTT badge. Adults can attend for free.
Please advise your group …

29 Apr 2013

After deferring the Scout Camp from the snowy March, we had hoped that Spring would be well under way by now. This camp was run to help the scouts complete some of their challenge awards, as well as their Camp Cook. They had to plan the event beforehand, create a two day menu, write the shopping list and also list all the equipment they would need to take.
The photo gallery shows the fun they had. And also here on the assault course.

29 Apr 2013

One of the activities on Sunday was a circuit of the assault course. Everyone took part, though Eagles were the faster patrol.

26 Apr 2013

Here are a couple of posters that should be appearing the in the school and parish magazine over the coming months.


23 Apr 2013

On Sunday the weather was superb.
Hundreds of Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Explorers, Network & Leaders assembled in the grounds of  St Botolph’s Church in preparation to parade through the streets of Colchester. The destination; Colchester’s Castle Park, for an open air ceremony, during which each member was able to renew their Scouting Promise.

22 Apr 2013

About a week ago, Google released it Map editor tool in the UK. This has allowed us to mark the boundary of the grounds, and upload some additional information to Google Maps.

18 Apr 2013

Dear Members
As you should all be aware, each year we attend the St Georges Parade in Colchester.  This year the parade falls on Sunday 21st April and will once again be in attendance.  This is an event where all Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Explorers, Network and Leaders in Colchester will be present, so it is a big event and we expect all of you to be in attendance too.  (We only require you to attend two events each year and this, along with Remembrance Day in November.)
We will be meeting in …