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Monthly Archive for June, 2010

Earning It

It’s pleasing to know that one of my ex Scouts will be representing his Country, County, District, Explorer Unit and Scout Group at next year’s World Scout Jamboree in Sweden (no pressure then!). To attend this exciting event is going to cost him about £2100 or $3145 or kr24,375. Now this is quite a lot […]

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The Most Popular Posts

Whenever you write a post on a blog or an article on a website, you want people to read it and hope that they find it interesting. Recently there has been a post on here that has proved to be quite popular. But not for the reason I would have expected! Last year I wrote […]

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Bear Thanks Adult Volunteers

Another video message from the Chief Scout, this time thanking the adult volunteers.

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Internet Safety – The Course

Last week I ‘attended’ an online course on internet safety for parents (previously mentioned here), which was set up by the Scout Association, but run by Microsoft. Ok, so I’ll get my grumbles out of the way first. It was held at either 13.30 or 17.00 in the afternoon on a Tuesday, which is not […]

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Our 2nd Family Camp

On the weekend of 28th – 30th May the Group held its second Family Camp (our first was for our Centenary in 2008). This time we stayed at Barnswood Scout Camp, which is near to Rudyard Lake. Everyone arrived on the Friday evening (the majority of families having put their tents up the previous nights) […]

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