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New Scout Troop Opens in Weston

18 May 2017

Scouting is more popular than ever. Weston Village in Bath is no exception, and 66th Bath has recently opened its second Scout Troop, offering Scouting to even more young people.  
The group has grown rapidly since reopening in 2011, and now has two Beaver Colonies (for 6-8 year olds), 2 Cub Packs (for 8-10 year olds) and 2 Scout Troops …

Bathampton Scouts go on Narrowboating adventure

20 Apr 2017

Scouts from Bathampton have just returned from an exciting voyage along the Kennet and Avon Canal in half term. Their first evening was spent at Bathampton Scout HQ practicing their team work, cooking on wood fires and rope skills. The evening finished with hot chocolate around a campfire.
One the first day of the trip the Scouts motored from Bathampton to …

Weston Beavers, Cubs and Scouts enjoy a walk on the wild side

16 Mar 2017

On Saturday 11th March, around 100 Beavers, Cubs and Scouts from 66th Bath Scout Group traveled to Cotswold Wildlife Park in Oxfordshire to enjoy a walk on the wild side.
The young people, their leaders, and a team of parent helpers traveled by coach (and 3 minibuses) and, after a quick group photograph, separated off into groups to explore the park, …

New Scouts from Freshford, Larkhall and Odd Down, enjoy their first camp

14 Mar 2017

Young people from the 15th (Freshford), 21st (Larkhall) and 68th (Odd Down) Scout groups, joined other Cubs and Scouts from across Avon, for a residential weekend at our local Scout Adventures Centre: Woodhouse Park near Bristol. The young people came from seven new sections across five Scout Districts, all of which have been set up and supported by the Pears …

Weston Scouts Spend Snowy Weekend Camping

14 Feb 2017

11 Scouts from 66th Bath Scout Group enjoyed a wintry experience at their recent “back to basics” camp. The camp, from 10-12 February, was held at Cleeve Hill Campsite on the edge of Bath, and was the first of two training camps to get the Scouts ready for their main Summer Camp in August.
On Friday night, as the Scouts arrived, …

31st Bath Cubs celebrate Cubs 100 with an adventure in Bristol

16 Jan 2017

On the weekend of 17th-18th December, 15 Cubs, supported by several leaders and young leaders from the 31st Bath (St Barnabas) Cub Pack, went on an adventure around Bristol to celebrate 100 years of Cub Scouts in style!
After travelling to Bristol by bus, the Cubs went straight to Bristol Zoo Gardens where they enjoyed seeing all the animals and completing challenges around …

Weston Cubs Help Hungry Families this Winter

1 Jan 2017

November and December are cold, dark months. When you’re struggling to put food on the table, or haven’t even got a home, then winter is even tougher.
This is an issue that the Cubs from 66th Bath (Weston Village) have been tackling recently. Tying in with the Cubs 100 centenary celebration, they held a ‘Bring in a tin night’, with the aim of …

Bath Explorers go Adventuring in Wales

6 Dec 2016

Last weekend, A group of Explorer Scouts, young people aged 14-18, along with several adult volunteers, enjoyed an adventurous weekend in the Brecon Beacons.
A sharp, bright, sunny Saturday offered the chance for some of the group to walk over a historic hill fort and then along the highest ridge in the Black Mountains, sprinkled with snow.  The rest of the …

Bathampton Scouts get Spooked at Scarefest

21 Nov 2016

Scouts from the 28th (Bathampton) Scout Troop have just returned from an exciting weekend at Gilwell Park, near Chingford, the home of Scouting. All of those who attended were senior members of the Troop with a leadership role that sees them running their own Patrol of 7 Scouts on a week night and on various camps and activities. The Scouts joined 1,500 other young people from across …

Scouts from Bath light up Bonfire Night

10 Nov 2016

Scouts from across Bath were involved in Firework displays across the city, helping light the skies up over the weekend.
The Batheaston Bonfire and Firework Night, organised by the 23rd Bath (Avonvale) Scout Group based in Batheaston, took place on Saturday, with a record attendance. This has become an annual event supported by the whole community. The large bonfire burned brightly all …