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Leaders represent Bath Scouts at Pride

11 Jul 2017

Scouting, for many of us involved, is a place for young people and adults to be who they truly are. Whether that’s a pyromaniac who’s always on campfire duty, a budding chef who’s always first up to make breakfast, or even someone struggling with their sexuality to come out as gay. We’re really proud in Bath Scouts to be open …

Southdown Beavers enjoy Desert Island Adventure

17 Jun 2017

Each year the 31st Beavers work very hard to fundraise enough money to enjoy a trip to Woodhouse Park in Almondsbury. The Beavers ran cake sales at St Barnabas Church, held a movie night to which they invited their families, enjoyed a sponsored sleepover in the church hall and filled old milk bottles with lose change from generous family and …

Bathampton Scouts start their summer on camp

14 Jun 2017

Bathampton Scouts have just returned from their annual training and adventure camp in Dorset. The 10-14 year olds spent 4 nights camping at West Holm on the outskirts of Wareham under canvas and cooking most of their meals on wood fires. Despite the worst lightning and thunderstorm any of the Scouts had camped in they still enjoyed a fun …

Bath Scout St George’s Day Outing

8 Jun 2017

You may not have seen may dragons circling overhead, but there was certainly a roar coming from Portsmouth Historic Dockyard this St. George’s Day. The Bath Scouts flotilla headed south on 26th April to Portsmouth for its bi-annual celebration of the patron saint of Scouting, with its usual mix of adventure and tradition. The Historic Dockyards provided a great backdrop …

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 …