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Scout & Explorer Activity Day

On Saturday 22nd April  10 Scouts & Explorers, accompanied by 4 Leaders enjoyed Adventure Day at Beaudesert Scout Activity Centre  in Staffordshire. The Scouts & Explorers    enjoyed Crate Stacking, Jacob’s Ladder & the Via-Ferreta which are all ‘roped’ activities at height..

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St George’s Day Parade 2017

On Sunday 23rd April over 120 members of 1st Bedworth took part in the Nuneaton District Saint George’s Day Parade. The Parade was organised by 1st Bulkington Scout Group who laid on a brilliant event. We paraded from the Alms Houses to

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Beaver Police Visit

On Thursday April 13th Barlow Beavers had a very interesting visit from a Policeman. He told them what it was like to be a Policeman and how he used his kit. As you can see from the pictures he also

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Scout Canoe Expedition

On Saturday 2nd July at approximately 9:00 am, 12 scouts and 5 leaders arrived at the marina in Nuneaton, packed and ready to set off for their first day of the expedition. As I was one of the girl scouts

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Woody’s Final Austria Update

Our party has safely returned from their adventure in Austria, tired, weary but with memories that will last a lifetime. I am looking forward to speaking to our Scouts, Explorers and Leaders and hearing all about their great adventure. Over

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Remembrance Day Parade

We are very proud of our members who attended Remembrance Parade this year.  Despite indifferent weather over 120 members of 1st Bedworth were smartly turned out on Parade. We were lucky that the rain stayed away during the parade. We

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Paranormal Investigation Weekend

On Friday 24th July a group of 22 from 1st Bedworth visited an old Victorian School at Long Eaton near Nottingham for a Paranormal Investigation Event. The group consisted of older Scouts, Explorers and adults. We used a professional  company

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Adventure Afloat

On Friday 12th June a group of excited youngsters and leaders  from 1st boarded the minibus that would take them to Barby Moorings near Rugby where they would be boarding the 72ft Narrowboat ‘Centenary’ to crew her for a weekend

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Saint George’s Day Parade 2015

Around 70 members of 1st Bedworth , including Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Explorers and adults, took part in Nuneaton District’s annual Saint George’s Day parade on Sunday 19th April. This year’s parade was held in Wolvey and was organised by 1st

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Scout Digital Maker Camp

  On Saturday 28th March fifteen Scouts arrived at the Scout Hut ready and eager to complete the Digital Maker Stage Two Activity Badge. They were in for a great weekend which involved an overnight stay at the Scout Hut

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Lighting a Fire

I have chosen lighting a fire as because that is the thing I always look forward to doing! When we look for sticks it’s about who can find the most and the biggest ones. There is always a sense of

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Abseiling & Cooking

I really love abseiling because of the trill and rush of adrenalin, plus it is really cool and fun. I used to hate it before I tried it but now I really love it. I also like hiking & going

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Cooking Competition

Cooking is my favourite because I can always improve and I can share it once I am finished. Doing competitions helps to improve skill, speed and knowledge while being fun at the same time. You also van see how others

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Pot Holing

My favourite activity is pot holing. It’s dark and nobody can see anything. It is also really wet and you have to work as a team to navigate your way through the tunnels to find the start again. I like

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Abseiling & Cooking

Abseiling is my favourite activity at Scouts because it’s really fun. When I was little I hated heights but after I went rock climbing with Scouts I got over my fear. I found that I wanted to do abseiling and

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Cooking on Fires

My favourite activity is cooking on fires because I like to try new things. Another reason why I like cooking is because I would like to be a cook. I think that cooking on fires tastes better than in an

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Canoeing

My favourite activity is canoeing because you get a bit wet. I liked it when we canoed from Bedworth to Nuneaton.  We did a game where we all got out from our boats and we had to stand on our

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Christmas Food

My favourite Scout time was when we made Christmas food. We made snowmen out of marsh mellows , icing & smarties, which were delicious. We also made snowman sup which was made out hot chocolate, marsh mellows and flake. We

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Winter Camp

I have chosen Winter Camp to write about. I enjoyed going to Bradgate Park and seeing the dear there. I thought the walk there was nice, getting to see the community. Later we went back to camp. We played a

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Patrol Fire Night

The activity that I have chosen to write about is a Patrol Night when we had to light a fire with just three matches so that we could cook sausages. We had to collect kindling to light the fire. Our

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Scout Expedition Challenge

On Saturday 1st November and Sunday 2nd November, Logan, Ben , Callum, Nicky and Daniel from Wilson Troop and Melanie, Hollie, Anastasia, Amy-May, Emma, Hannah & Kayleigh from Haddon Troop completed their Expedition Challenge. The Scouts planned their own routes

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Cub’s Cyclist Badge

Sunday 27th July Eight Cubs have just successfully completed their Cub Cyclist Badge. To complete this badge the Cubs had to demonstrate that they new how to carry out basic maintenance on their bikes and how to ride them safely.

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Scout Canoe ‘Safari’

It was Saturday July 26th and  in glorious sunshine an excited group of eighteen Scouts  gathered on the canal bridge at the bottom of Coalpit Fields Road in Bedworth. Their mission? – to canoe and kayak the eight miles to

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Centenary Day

See the photo’s here See Nuneaton News Article here On Saturday 3rd May  over two hundred members, friends and family gathered at Rough Close Scout Campsite near Tilehill  Coventry to celebrate 1st Bedworth Scout Group’s Centenary Day. The weather was

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Scout Film Making Weekend

From Friday 31st May to Sunday 2nd June 2013 twelve Scouts enjoyed a film making weekend. The weekend was organised by Luke , normally known by everyone as ‘Atko’ . The target for the weekend was for the Scouts to

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The Swirl Of The Pipes

Andrew who is one of  our Cub parents is a Piper. In full regalia he kindly  visited both of our Cub Packs and the Cubs had a great night. Andrew played the pipes and talked about the pipes and his

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Scout Super Troop Challenge

From the evening of Friday 9th November until dinner time on Sunday 11th November the  Scout Super Troop Challenge was held at the Scout Hut. This is an annual event between Haddon (Tuesday) Girls  and Wilson (Wednesday) Boy’s  Troop. This

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District Cub Scout Quiz

On Thursday 8th November we entered two teams into the District Cub Scout Quiz. Akela Maxine has kindly written us a report on this event. The event was held at 1st Nuneaton’s Scout Headquarters, Joe, Emma, Hollie , Ryan, Rhys

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Scout Photographer Badge Day

At 9.00am on Saturday 3rd November  Callum, Dylan, John, Melanie and Tom met at Scout Hut to start work on their Photographers Badge. The course was organised by Luke Atkinson and he was assisted by Matt Whitehall. The day started

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A Fun Cub Camp at the Scout Hut – A report by Joseph.

In September we held an overnight Cub Camp at the Scout Hut. On arrival on the Saturday morning the Cubs were put into teams and each team pitched their own sleeping tent on the lawn outside the Scout Hut. After

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