Washington Scouts

1st WASHINGTON SCOUT GROUP

Summer Camp Saturday

Summer Camp Saturday

Arrived safely at the campsite in Bassenthwaite. Weather’s been a bit of a mixed bag lovely and sunny this afternoon after a rainy journey over. Put all of or our tents up and have thoroughly moved in. Spent the evening Continue reading

Fire Station Visit- 15th July

Fire Station Visit- 15th July

We visited Washington Community Fire Station this week to complete the final part of our Friendship Challenge badge which we have been steadily working towards.

Andrew , the Fire Station Watch Manager, was fantastic at explaining to our Beavers the Continue reading

Beavers Sports Day- 8th July 2010

Beavers Sports Day- 8th July 2010

We all enjoyed the Sports Day, despite the wind hehe.

Most of our Beavers were able to take part and absolutely everyone remembered their Beaver promise to “Do Their Best” .

Robin, Alison and Sharon were extremely proud of all Continue reading

Water Fight Night!

Water Fight Night!

The much-promised (and long-awaited) water-fight night arrived tonight!!

The British weather was finally with us and after some last-minute texting and 100 water balloons from Leanne (thank you x), we were ready for action.

The boys paired up for ‘Chicken’, Continue reading

Giant Pioneering Crossbow

Giant Pioneering Crossbow

Tonight – following the rules that the best pioneering projects are both dangerous and fun tonight we built a giant crossbow. Check out the footage at qik.com/lloydml The other half of the unit learned basic climbing skills as part of Continue reading

Firelighting

Firelighting

Tonight we lit fires and cooked a variety of things on them ranging from hot chocolate biscuits to sausages wrapped in cabbage leaves and twists.

Green fingered Scouts and Explorers

Green fingered Scouts and Explorers

Tonight we planted hanging baskets in the troop. Having bought some bedding plants from the wholesale fruit and veg Market and some baskets from Poundstretcher the Scouts enjoyed planting them out. We selected from petunias, pansys, bizzie lizzies, lobelia and Continue reading