Ian’s Update February 2019

Charlie Austin was presented with The Bronze Scout Award recently at Beavers.

 

 

 

 

 

The Scouts went climbing at the High Ball Climbing Centre in Norwich where they had a great time and were also able to experience Rope climbing and Bouldering.

 

 

 

 

The Group is still seeking support with vacancies for Chairman and Group Scout Leader.  For information on these roles please click here or contact us.

Ian Colman – Group Committee

Ian’s Update December 2019

November saw the Scout groups biggest fundraiser – our annual fireworks display.  Around 1000 people came along and enjoyed 2 displays of fabulous fireworks and spent some money on food, drink and other stalls. It was a very windy and wet day but once again we had a window of dry calm weather during the evening before the rain returned.  All the proceeds benefit the youth of Taverham and a big thanks to everyone who helped or came along and also to our neighbours for bearing with us!!


On behalf of the Group we wish everyone a Merry Christmas!


The Group is still seeking support with vacancies for Chairman and Group Scout Leader.  For information on these roles please click here or contact us.

Ian Colman Group Committee

Ian’s Update November 2019

1st Taverham Beavers have been exploring a local farm, by kind invitation of Des Mack.

Des showed the Beavers the range of crops being grown and harvested at this time of year and the machinery he uses to help him with these tasks.

The visit included a very exciting trailer ride around the farm to see the cows, calves (and Jolly, the bull!), and then finished with an opportunity to climb aboard some of Des’s tractors.

As evidenced by the broad grins, all the Beavers (including the girls!) had a very enjoyable time indeed and felt privileged to be able to see at close hand what farming is all about.

This farm visit linked to a bread making activity the previous week, where the Beavers cooked their own flatbread over a campfire, and a traditional corn dolly craft activity using wheat and barley stems collected at the farm.’

Penny Butler from the Beaver leadership team.


The Group is still seeking support with vacancies for Chairman and Group Scout Leader.  For information on these roles please click here or contact us.

Ian Colman Group Committee

Ian’s Update October 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tickets now on sale – buy online here!


At the end of August, the scouts spent some time camping at Gilwell – The National Scout Hut HQ near London.

After a long and tiring day setting up camp, the scouts are all fed, washed up and enjoying various card games within their patrols.

 

 

 

Everyone’s awake and enjoying their bacon and egg sandwiches. The first fire was lit by 7.30 this morning!

The scouts had a go at making and paddling Coracles this afternoon, followed by some swimming games.

Today’s activities have been a leap of faith, zip wire and raft building, which of course contained the obligatory swim!


And please don’t forget if you can help or know someone who can;T

The Group is still seeking support with vacancies for Chairman and Group Scout Leader.  For information on these roles please click here or contact us.

Ian Colman Group Committee

 

Ian’s Update July 2019

The Scouts have been working very hard on their navigation skills over the past few weeks and have just completed their first dump and hike, where they were dropped in an unknown location and had to find their way back. All patrols got back eventually!

Over the coming weeks we will be learning the skills needed to plan and run a scout camp.

Also don’t forget to visit our milkshake stand at this year’s Taverham fayre.

James

The group is still seeking adult support with vacancies for Chairman and Group Scout Leader.  For information on these roles please click here or contact us.

Ian Colman Group Committee

Ian’s Update May 2019

The Beavers have been busy making bath bombs as Mother’s Day treats!

Also, they have been learning how to be helpful, as demonstrated in the picture.

And finally, Scarlett is seen receiving her Bronze Award so well done to her.

Mark

 

 

The group is still seeking adult support with vacancies for Chairman and Group Scout Leader.  Want to know more? – please get in touch – click here

Ian Colman MBE
Group Committee

Ian’s Update April 2019

The Beavers had a visit from Jane & Nick Moore, from GATE (Gambian Aid Through Education. They showed the Beavers photos of how children live in the Gambia, and how money they raise in their Beaver Bring & Buy stall transforms their lives.

 

And here is Monty, another Beaver receiving his Chief Scouts Bronze award.

 

 

Penny 

The group is still seeking adult support with vacancies for Chairman and Group Scout Leader.  Want to know more? – please get in touch – click here

Ian Colman MBE
Group Committee