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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 …

Weston Scouts complete Expedition Challenge

19 Sep 2017

10 Scouts from 66th Bath Scout Group have just returned from the New Forest, after completing their Expedition Challenge.
Over the course of the weekend, the 10 Scouts completed a 28km hike through the stunning New Forest National Park, working in patrols with minimal input from their leaders. As well as hiking, once they reached their campsite each evening they had the …

Bathampton Scouts on Island Adventure

7 Sep 2017

Scouts from Bathampton, aged 11 to 14, have recently returned from an action packed camp on the island of Guernsey.
The annual summer camp is always a big adventure and this year was no exception. The Scouts enjoyed lots of different activities as well managing to squeeze some time on a beach every single day of the 7 day camp.  Even the …

Iceland Adventure For Bath Scouts

16 Aug 2017

Leaders from across Bath attended the 15th World Scout Moot at the Icelandic National Scout Centre on the banks of Lake Ulfljotsvatnm, along with Scouts from 80 other countries.
Before travelling to the main Moot site the Leaders spent time hiking through the Icelandic landscape, visiting Hólaskjól, an oasis in the wilderness in the south of Iceland close to the Lakagigar …

Bathampton Scouts win again at Stategy

20 Jul 2017

A Patrol of Scouts from the 28th Bath (Bathampton) Scout Group have just returned triumphantly from Strategy, a challenge camp run by Gloucester Scouts and held on the Earl of Bathurst’s Estate just outside Cirencester.
The Scouts were there with teams from 13th Oldfield Park, 21st Larkhall and 66th Weston Village, and competed against Scouts from all over the country at …

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 …