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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 …

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, …