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Back to Outdoor Activities!

Posted by andrewburnsqc@gmail.com on April 22, 2021 at 7:45 AM Comments comments (5)

Welcome back to outdoor activities after so long stuck on Zoom.  We meet at Lower Green Community Centre - but principally outdoors - so dress for all weathers please.

The UK Scouts Covid Guidance for Readiness level: AMBER - April 2021

 

This means: Section meetings can take place outdoors and indoors. No residential activities.

 

Maximum group size: Activities involving young people: no limit on group size but remain as only one section meeting i...

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Cub Cooking Competition

Posted by andrewburnsqc@gmail.com on March 10, 2021 at 4:55 PM Comments comments (2)

Hello Surrey Cubs,

 

This year we are running the County Cub Cooking Competition with a slightly differently twist.

It will be OPEN TO ALL (including Leaders) and will be run in a similar way to the events we did during Lockdown#1... all that time ago (keep reading for more information!)

 

It will be open for just 2 weeks from 19th March to 29th March

To enter all you need to is:

Cook a two course meal, lay and decorate a table and serve ...

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Garden Winter Adventure - Birdwatch Special

Posted by andrewburnsqc@gmail.com on January 30, 2021 at 5:25 AM Comments comments (0)

As it is really wet this weekend, wait until it dries up a bit to try cooking a meal in the Great Outdoors in your back garden!

Send in your photos of you cooking outdoors in the cold and rain!

But you can take part in the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch. www.rspb.org.uk

Here is an easy guide to some of the birds you may see in your gardens aroudn Esher.  You get one point for every small bird, two points for every large bi...

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Be a Wellbeing Champion

Posted by andrewburnsqc@gmail.com on November 26, 2020 at 3:45 PM Comments comments (1)

 

The Coronavirus pandemic has hit young people hard. Some have missed out on end of term celebrations or exams and others have been separated from their loved ones. It’s been really tough. Despite this, Scouts have said that they want to take practical, hands on action to create a better tomorrow for everyone. Mental health is more importan...

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Link to Hope Christmas Shoeboxes

Posted by andrewburnsqc@gmail.com on November 26, 2020 at 3:40 PM Comments comments (0)

People fill a Shoebox for a family – not just a child. Our list contains items for all family members and includes items such a shower gel/shampoo, family games, stationary items, gift for mum and dad as well as sweets, soft toys, hats, scarves etc.

 

The annual Family Shoebox Appeal has been running since 1992 and has delivered smile...

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Outdoor Activities at Lower Green

Posted by andrewburnsqc@gmail.com on October 15, 2020 at 3:55 AM Comments comments (0)

We have restarted Outdoor Activities at Lower Green and from this week we have access to part of Lower Green Community Centre (the Beaver hall, kitchen and changing rooms) for toilets and as a bad weather alternative.  In line with Scouting Amber guidance we will continue to run most activities outdoors and use a gazebo for shelter.  However we can use the 'Beaver hall' in the centre and the sports changing rooms for indoor activities as a backup.

Please note - the Covid prot...

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1 year on - Annual Meeting

Posted by andrewburnsqc@gmail.com on October 7, 2020 at 10:55 AM Comments comments (0)

3rd Esher would like to invite you to join us for our first AGM.

It will be held by Zoom on Thursday 8 October at 7pm for about 20 minutes. We will be reviewing the slideshow of the first year, presenting our first annual report and accounts, awarding our first two Chief Scout's Awards and completing the usual formalities.

 It would be good to see all the parents, carers and supporters o...

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1st Anniversary Camp

Posted by andrewburnsqc@gmail.com on June 22, 2020 at 6:25 AM Comments comments (1)

3rd Esher Scout Group Anniversary Camp

As our Group Camp at Polyapes has been postponed, we marked our First Anniversary as a Scout Group with a remote camp. In an ideal world, we would replicate the activities as much as possible as they would happen at camp. As not everyone had the kit required or the garden space needed to camp out and cook on an open fire, so there were indoor options available.

Saturday 20th June. 3pm Zoom meeting:

• Flag Break and w...

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3rd Esher Camping at Home!

Posted by andrewburnsqc@gmail.com on June 4, 2020 at 5:25 AM Comments comments (0)

Well done to all the Beavers and Cubs who had a great time in April building a den and doing a camp at home as part of this world record camp!

Visit from Global Adventurer!

Posted by andrewburnsqc@gmail.com on June 4, 2020 at 5:15 AM Comments comments (0)

We were delighted to welcome Sally Earthrowl of exxpedition.com who gave an exciting presentation on her expeditions sailing around the world as part of an all female crew.  She leads expeditions doing scientific research which has highlighted the microplastics within our oceans.


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