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Scouts Night Hike

23 Feb 2013

The Scouts had a fantastic night hike around Newnham on Friday 22nd February, including lots of singing, sweets, and an ambush from the Young Leaders! They walked about 6 miles, learnt some army drill (care of James!) and showed off their map reading skills (some had more to show off than others!)
We then came back to the Centre, watched Finding …

Summer Camp 2013

7 Feb 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 …

Scouts Community Week – Do1Thing

25 Dec 2012

Help us do our bit
This year the 11th/9th are keen to get involved in the country wide Scout Community Week!
We want to get out and about in the community and show everyone what we can do so if you have any ideas for projects, be it a park that needs a make over or a fence that needs painting then …

Thomas Wheeler’s Charity Cycle for The Refugee Council

22 Nov 2012

Thomas Wheeler, of the 11th/9th Cambridge Scout Troop, is planning to do a 26.2 mile cycle challenge to raise money to support the refugees displaced by the Syrian crysis.  Please show your support by making a donation to The Refugee Council here.

Explorers Survival Camp

10 Nov 2012

Survival Camp has now returned from the frozen wilderness that was Hatfield forest!
A weekend of fun was had by all despite the sub zero temperatures with everyone sleeping under home made shelters, cooking over the fire and generally messing about in to woods. We had a go at all sorts of carving from spiked sticks to spoons and even tried …

Scouts Michaelmas 2012 Programme

14 Oct 2012

Scouts Michaelmas 2012 Programme
On this page you will find a rough plan for the Scout Troop’s Michaelmas Term.  Parents are invited to offer their assistance on any event but we ask that you provide the leaders with a filled out Occasional Helper Form in advance.  It should also be noted that in order to obtain the Camp Cook badge it is necessary …

POSTPONED – Centre Maintenance Weekend 20-21 October

7 Oct 2012

This weekend has been Postponed by the Organisers
The next maintenance session of the Newnham Scout and Guide Centre is scheduled for the weekend of October 20-21.  If you have skills and/or time that you would like to donate to this weekend then please get in contact with your section leader (they will put you in contact with the maintenance weekend …

Scouts +1 Autumn Camp has returned

7 Sep 2012

Autumn Camp – Scouts bring along an Adult!
Dates: 26th-28th October
Autumn Camp is now over – Everyone had a great time despite the worst the weather could throw at us!
Links to Additional Information:

Personal Kit List
Camp Programme
Little Abington Campsite

This year I’m pleased to announce that Autumn Camp will take place from the (evening of) 26th to the 28th of October.  The camp …

Volunteers – Come have some fun!

28 Aug 2012

Give it a go! We could use some extra pairs of hands.

Do you feel like you need an escape from work or Uni life and want to have some fun? 

Are you a student, parent, or retired person with a couple of hours a week to spare?  

Are you working towards your Duke of Edinburgh award?

If you want to do something worthwhile with your spare time and …

New Website

11 Jun 2012

The 11th/9th Scout Group now has a new website!!!