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Scouts Enjoy Bushcraft Award Camp

7 Oct 2019

Bathampton Scouts have just returned from their annual summer camp in Dorset. The 10-14 year olds spent 4 nights camping at Norden Farm on the outskirts of Corfe under canvas and cooking most of their meals on wood fires.

The adventure included taking part in the Basha Award which was their own take on a Birmingham Scouts bushcraft exercise. Over 24 …

Bath Scouts needs your vote!

21 Sep 2019

Scouts have been shortlisted in Bath Live Magazine’s competition to win
free hire of the Pavilion
venue on North Parade road. This prize includes the venue, security and
lots of additional extras that you can read about in the article linked
below. The Bath District team is hoping to use this amazing venue to
host the 2020 Avon Scouts …

Bath Scouts Unlock a New World at the 24th World Scout Jamboree

27 Aug 2019

In July 2019, 12 young people and adult volunteers from Bath Scouts jetted off to West Virginia, USA, joining nearly 45,000 other scouts from across the globe for the 24th World Scout Jamboree. Held in the 14,000 acre Summit Bechtel Reserve, the Jamboree provided the scouts with the opportunity to take part in hundreds of activities, from taking on the …

Scouts in Glastonbury Clear Up

11 Jul 2019

When you think about volunteering with the Scouts, you might imagine that you would be helping young people learn about camping, lighting fires or thinking of ways to challenge them and improve their skills. You also might imagine that you could support their group in an administrative way, by becoming a treasurer, or fundraiser.

But would you imagine that part of …

Bath Scouts Fly the Flag at Windsor Castle

29 Apr 2019

Every year, Scouts from around the country gather on the Sunday after St George’s Day at Windsor Castle. There’s something special about these Scouts though. They’ve achieved something special, and put a lot of hard work and determination into getting there. They are Queen Scouts; holders of the Queen Scout Award – the highest youth award in Scouting. In …

69th Scouts complete Outdoor Challenge Award

16 Apr 2019

A beautiful spring afternoon saw 69th Bath (Lower Weston) Scouts venture to Chelwood camp site, near Marksbury, to complete their Outdoor Challenge badge. The Scouts put their newly acquired skills from the term to good use, cooking dinner on gas stoves and a traditional chocolate bananas feast on the campfire. A foggy, chilly start didn’t deter us from preparing bacon …

Congratulations Ashley!

7 Mar 2019

Congratulations to 51st Bath Scouts’ Group Scout Leader Ashley Russell who was honoured as the ‘Young Volunteer Leader of the Year’ at the recent BathNES Community Awards 2018/19. The awards are selected by the chair of Bath and North East Somerset council in recognition of service to the community.
Ashley is a deserving winner. Since becoming Group Scout Leader in 2014, …

Scouts and BUGS take on the Outdoors Challenge Badge

1 Mar 2019

69th (Lower Weston) Bath Scouts were delighted to welcome guest Leaders from the Bath University Guides and Scouts (BUGS) this month. They learned about respecting people and nature whilst having fun with the countryside code, which saw some rather amusing role plays of escaping cattle and runaway dogs. Keeping clean and safe on camp was the next activity, thinking about …

Scouts aim for Photography Badge

7 Dec 2018

Recently, nearly 40 cubs and scouts from across Bath took part in creative workshops that taught them about photography. The sessions, ran in partnership with The Photo Club, taught the young people about different photographic techniques and gave them all the opportunity to use a DSLR camera to take photos of their friends Scouting.Everyone who took part completed tasks that …

Scary Scouts in Train Adventure

5 Nov 2018

Scouts from the 28th (Bathampton) Scout Troop have just returned from an exciting weekend at Gilwell Park, near Chingford, the home of Scouting.
The Scouts joined 1,500 other young people from across the UK at the annual Halloween themed ‘Scarefest’ camp in some cold conditions.
The Scouts travelled by train, carrying all of their kit for the weekend, including tents, from Bath …