CHELTENHAM DISTRICT SCOUTS
- FETE & FUNDAY
Saturday 18th May 2013 - 11am to 4pm @ Montpellier Gardens
Some Photos of the Lovely
BEAVERS PET DAY
Monday 13th May 2013
AN ALBUM OF LOVELY
PHOTOS & MEMORIES
Pioneer Badge - Cranham 2013
An Album of Memories - Photos by Colin
Scouts Cooking Competition
March 2013 - An Album of Memories
Shurdington Scouts - Annual General
Being Held on Friday 22nd March
Starting 7pm @ Millennium Hall, Shurdington
Everyone invited to attend, Parents & Families, Leaders, Committee
Gloucestershire County Scouts
Sunday 24th February
2013 - An Album of Memories
MALVERN CHALLENGE 2013 - NOT
TO BE MISSED
HOW TO BOOK YOURSELF IN
~ U R G E N T ~
Cheltenham District Scouts
Sunday 27th January 2013 @ Millennium
Newsletter January to March 2013 - Please
download and read
Group Committee - First Meeting - Cheese Rollers
Tuesday 22 January 2013 @ 7:30pm
Anyone Interested please be there.
TERM SUBS ARE NOW DUE
£40 January to March 2013 - 2nd Child £30, 3rd Child £20
PLEASE PAY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE TO SAVE US
SCOUT TROOP COOKING
District Competition - Sunday 27
County Competition - Sunday 24 February
Regional Competition - Sunday 3 March
Teams of 4 Scouts - Parents need to
organise this event, with our help.
Any takers? Closing date
Please tell Louise or any Scout
CUB SCOUTS CHRISTMAS CAMP
CRANHAM- DECEMBER 2012
A selection of Photos
Senior Citizen Christmas Party
9th December 2012
Photos of a memorable day taken by
SCOUT TROOP - GINGER BREAD
Details for Monday 10th December
Ready Steady Cook - Troop 15 Oct 2012 - Delicious Food !!
MONDAY 16TH JULY - WATER
PARTY AT THE GROVE, CRANHAM SCOUT CENTRE
Some Memorable Photos
taken by Steve and Paul
SHURDINGTON'S 'STUFFED PENGUIN'
This year is the 100th Anniversary of the Scott Antarctic
Expedition's sad end.
Did you know? our Explorer Unit is very
aptly nicknamed Stuffed Penguins after the penguin brought back
from the Antarctic expedition in 1904 and presented to Shurdington
School in 1948 by the sister of Explorer Edward Adrian Wilson who
was born in Cheltenham. His sister lived in the Crippets
This year 2012 is the 100th anniversary of
the expeditionís end, as on 29th March 1912 Robert Scott and his
companions finally starved to death and froze in their tents, just
11 miles from a supply cache.
The penguin was later found to contain
some arsenic and it was decided to present it to Cheltenham Museum
where it is still on display.
The current two Explorer Leaders are
leaving in July and we are now on the lookout for one or two
prospective Adult Leaders to take over the Unit come September to
avoid it being put into suspense.
The Unit meets mostly in Shurdington
Social Centre on Mondays in term time, and anyone who would like
to give it a go please do let me know. The two dozen Explorers are
a great bunch of boys and girls aged between 14 and 18 and some
have gone through Shurdington Scouts from the Beaver age of six.
FETE & FUNDAY - MONTPELLIER GARDENS
Saturday 19th May 2012 - 11am to 4pm
PHOTO ALBUM of a
BACK TO BASICS
Back to Basics, written by Peter Brooks and
illustrated by Doug Mountford
originally appeared as a supplement in Scouting Magazine (probably
in the 1980s).
ST GEORGE'S DAY
PITTVILLE PARK - SUNDAY 22ND APRIL 2012
A Short Movie of the
Please Download and Read.
SCOUTS - SW REGIONAL
COOKING COMPETITION - MARCH 2012
An Album of Photos &
SHURDINGTON TRADING POST DISTRICT
EVENT - MARCH 2012
Photo Album ~
Think You Know Scouting
- Think Again
Watch this Video
(May take a few minutes to load)
PIONEER BADGE COURSE - GLOUCESTERSHIRE SCOUTS
CRANHAM MARCH 2012
Run by Shurdington Scout Group & Team of Leaders
Photo Album -
Steve's Photo Album
COOKING COMPETITION 2012
A Photo Album
CHELTENHAM DISTRICT COOKING
Fantastic News - Shurdington placed 2nd - AND Won Best sweet
~ Well done Harriet & Henry ~
DISTRICT PHOTOS ALBUM
Cheltenham Volunteer of the Year Awards
January 2012 - PhotoAlbum
High Quality photos may be obtained
by e-mail: scouts @ shurdington.org (remove spaces)
Proof of Identity may be required.
Listen to BBC Radio Gloucestershire Interview
Matt Gardner, Alice King & Joe Coxson
10am 15th January 2012
BEAVER SLEEPOVER - PHOTOS
SENIOR CITIZEN CHRISTMAS PARTY - 4
A few memorable Photographs
BEAVER SCOUTS - CADBURY TRIP
An Album of Photographs
District Camping Competition 2011 - Some Photos
Shurdington Scouts & Sliema Scouts
Cultural Exchange - Malta 2010
Video of the Exchange
Do you know your Scout
Laws? No.1 - A Scout is to be trusted...
...Read the rest here...
BACK to BASICS
appeared in Scouting Magazine many
years ago as a pullout supplement and is worth its weight in
Very hard to find such a
comprehensive easy to follow guide to what Basic Scouting
knowledge is all about.
In the words of John
Sweet, author of the book Scout Pioneering,
" these are the kind of skills which, if we are not
careful, will slip unnoticed down the cracks in the pavement
of Life. "
This publication in pdf
form has been compiled with the kind permission of The Scout
Association, whose copyright it remains.
Booklet to download - size 17mb
Where do all these Badges go on my uniform? Click on
thumbnail to find out.
Why Scout Movement?
Baden-Powell said: "Scouting is a movement because it
keeps on moving forward.
If it stops moving it becomes an organisation and is no longer
B-P last message to Scouts
B-P's voice speaking to Scouts
Why 'PEN-KNIFE'? asked a
young Scout. Its not a pen.
It was during a session in
June 2005 teaching Scouts about the safe use of Knife, Axe and Bowsaw that James, a young Scout, popped
this question, on showing them a Swiss penknife.
The answer is that originally a small knife was employed to shape a feather (Latin
name PENNA) into a quill, cutting a nib for writing. The name stuck and the small knives
became a household item, especially in the Scout Movement.
It pays to be inquisitive!