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Scout Community Week

8 Jun 2014

Members of the 11th/9th were out this weekend doing our bit for the community by helping to maintain many of the trees and paths along the river Cam and in Paradise nature reserve. Here are a few of the photos from the weekend. Thank’s to everyone who too part!

Think you know Scouting?

27 May 2014

With over 200 activities on offer and half a million members (including 60,000 girls) Scouting offers everyday adventure to young people and adult volunteers.
If you would like to have fun, take part in outdoor (and indoor) adventures, learn new skills and give young people the opportunity of a lifetime – then why not think about becoming a volunteer for Scouting?

St George’s Day

19 Apr 2014

We will again be celebrating St George’s Day at the Cambridge Scout District Celebrations. This year the District Beavers and Cubs will be doing their customary Sport’s Day, and the Scouts will be doing some Scout skills bases. All of this will be followed by a picnic (and possibly barbeque) and finishing with a Scout’s Own (a time for the …

BBQ, AGM and Prize Giving 2014

18 Mar 2014

The Newnham Scout Group BBQ, AGM and Prize Giving will be held at the centre from 11:00 to 14:00 on the 26th of April.
To RSVP please fill in the form here: RSVP FORM
It would be great if you can bring along some food to contribute towards the BBQ, Salad Bar or Puddings! Please fill in the Doodle here to let …

Paths – What we do

21 Sep 2013

Scouts is all about fun, challenges and adventure.
We are the UK’s biggest mixed youth organisation. We change lives by offering 6- to 25-year-olds fun and challenging activities, unique experiences, everyday adventure and the chance to help others so that we make a positive impact in communities.
Scouts helps children and young adults reach their full potential. Scouts develop skills including teamwork, …

Summer Camp 2013 Review

4 Sep 2013

Summer Camp 2013
We are now all back from this year’s summer camp and what an excellent on it was! For the first time in a long time the sun shone on us all week setting the tone for the whole of camp.
The Scouts got up to some climbing on the 60ft wall along with a flight down the zip line …

Save Little Abington Campsite

24 Apr 2013

There has been an announcement made recently by the Cambridgeshire County Scout Council regarding the future of the local camp-site at Little Abington. This site is where the district cub camp has been held for many years, along with many other Scout and Explorer camps from our Group. The buildings there are getting old and there have been plans for some time to …

Promotions in the Scout Troop

31 Mar 2013

There have been several promotions for Scouts in the Troop for next term.
We will be opening a new patrol; Tigers, and have also had vacancies for some new APLs
So, congratulations to:
Oscar Haines – PL Tigers
Lex Thomas – APL Falcons
Jackson Wood – APL Hawks
Tom Ede – APL Tigers
Caleb Plant – Joint APL Kestrels
Thank you all for a wonderful term, and we …


30 Mar 2013

Congratulations to Eagles (PL Martha, APL Cai) who have won the first termly patrol competition!
They received their certificates on Thursday 28th March, and are in discussion with the leaders about what their reward should be! The thoughts so far include swimming, bowling and lasertag.
Well done Eagles!
Who will be next term’s winning patrol?

Spring Camp 2013

14 Mar 2013

Spring Camp was wet, windy, muddy and wild… but so much fun!
We arrived on Friday night in the dark and torrential rain to a slightly flooded campsite! Not to be disheartened – the Scouts, Young Leaders and Leaders, with the help of the onsite staff, started getting everything unpacked and putting the tents up. The Scouts did a great …