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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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Help Needed For Scouts Autumn Camp

14 Oct 2012

Are you able to help with any of the following on Autumn Camp (26-28 October)?

Towing our trailer full of tents, cooking equipment and all the other equipment necessary to run a camp.  We have the trailer but don’t have guaranteed access to a vehicle capable of towing it.
Doing a food shop before coming on camp.  We are going to pre-cook …

Scouts Autumn Camp Programme

14 Oct 2012

Friday 26th October
1800  Meet at Scout Hut to pack kit into cars/trailer
18.30  Drive to Abington Campsite
1900  Arrive at campsite and setup camp.  Parents and Scouts welcome to proceed directly to campsite if they are not taking any group kit.
2030  Dinner
2130  Wide Game
2200  Quiet time around the campfire.
2230 Lights Out
Saturday 27th October
0830  Breakfast
1000 Morning Activities including:

Air rifle shooting
Preparing food for campfire …

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 …