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Bath Scout returns from Dutch Roverway adventure

13 Sep 2018

A local leader from Bath Scouts, Beth Probert, led a patrol of 5 Explorers and Network Members from Avon and Somerset during a two-week-long international camp in the Netherlands. Beth joined 4500 scouts from 53 countries to participate in Roverway 2018. Roverway is an international event, held in Europe, for Rover Scouts aged 16-22.
The event was split in two parts. …

Malta Camp for Local Scout Leaders

2 Sep 2018

Two local Leaders from Bath Scouts, Simon and Laura joined Scouts and Guides in Malta from 21 different countries to participate in MedJam18, the first Mediterranean Jamboree organised jointly by the Maltese Scouts and Guide Associations.
The international camp had the theme #BridgingCultures, and was for young people aged between 11 and 16. It is took place at the Ghajn Tuffieha …

Gower Adventure for Local Scouts

14 Aug 2018

In July the leader teams from 21st (Larkhall) and 23rd (Batheaston and Bathford) Scouts joined forces to take 21 Scouts on a 7 day camp to the Gower in Wales at the Parc-le-Breos scout campsite about 20 minutes walk from the Three Cliffs Bay beach.
The sea played a major part in activities during the week with a full afternoon of …

Scouts Complete Strategy Challenge Hike

23 Jul 2018

Scouts from the 28th Bath (Bathampton) and 21st (Larkhall) Scout Group have just returned from Strategy, a challenge camp run by Gloucester Scouts and held on the Earl of Bathurst’s Estate just outside Cirencester.
Both Patrols competed against 295 other teams completing numerous challenges spread across the 3,000 acre site.  That tested their physical stamina, mental prowess and scouting skills including map reading and …

Beavers & Cubs enjoy ‘Once upon a Camp’ in the sun

20 May 2018

Whilst many of us basked in the glorious weather we experienced this May bank holiday, the Cubs and Beavers ages 5-10 years old, both boys and girls from across Bath not only got to enjoy the fabulous weather with their friends – they had a wealth of amazing activities and opportunities to participate in, in this year’s district camp.
The biggest …

Ali Fishlock – Gone Home

19 May 2018

Bath Scouts are sad to announce that Ali Fishlock, Beaver Scout Leader at the 10th Bath (Combe Down) and Assistant Scout Leader at the 28th Bath (Bathampton) Scout Groups, recently passed away after a battle with cancer.
Ali was widely known across Bath District and the County as a generous, patient and inspirational leader, who ensured everyone, leaders and young people …

Rain Soaked Scouts Complete Challenge Award

10 Apr 2018

Scouts from Bathampton have just returned from completing very wet expedition in the New Forest as part of their Expedition Award.
The Scouts, who are all aged between 10 and 14, completed their Expedition Challenge and Navigator Activity badges as part of the camp which saw them walk between 15 and 30 miles in
Patrols determined by their age. The older group …

Snowy Scouts in London Visit

10 Apr 2018

The 31st Bath Cubs have just returned from an amazing adventure weekend to London. All the Cubs were extremely excited to visit the big city and see the sights and for some it was their first visit. The Cubs stayed at 7th Bromley’s Scout Hut and enjoyed a joint evening with wide games, a meal and a campfire with smores …

Adventure Award for Scouts

4 Apr 2018

Recently Scouts from the 28th Bathampton troop, took the opportunity to experience a wide range of new activities at PGL in Liddington near Swindon and pass their Adventure Award badge.
The Scouts, all aged between 10 and 14, spent two nights away at the centre where they were able to try fencing, Areoball and a giant swing, to name just a …

Bath Scouts Recognised For Record Adult Growth

3 Oct 2017

Bath Scouts has been awarded the coveted O’Neil Award this year, an award which recognises the Scout District with the highest level of adult growth in the County of Avon. In 2017, Bath recorded a growth of 99 adult volunteers, meaning c.260 adults are now members of Scouting in Bath.
It’s fantastic,” says Dan Spencer, one of the lead volunteer for …