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13th March 2020

Housing Development
8th February 2020

Cub five a side
26th June 2019

Leader Challenges Cubs
27th February 2019

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Scout - District Hike **CANCELLED**
25th - 27th September 2020

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  • Coronavirus


    13th March 2020

    Message from Andy our Group Scout Leader with regards to the Scout Association and the groups stance on the Coronavirus. I am just writing to advise the situation regarding the Coronavirus and its impact on Scouting activities. The Scout Association advises that we should frequently refer to the Government Health information and that this should be our sole source of information. At present this indicates that we can continue with our weekly meetings and other planned activities. However should local schools close then we should revise our plans accordingly. We are reviewing the practicalities of a new drop off / collection routine and again will advise accordingly. In the meantime please DO NOT send your child to section meetings if they are at all unwell. I am aware that instances of the Coronavirus in young children are less serious, but the impact on those elderly people who use the hall for Bingo and Keep Fit may be more significant. Regards Andy ...

  • Housing Development

    Housing Development

    8th February 2020

    Hi All, Apologies if you are ‘hearing’ this for the second, and maybe third time but just to fill you in on the outcome of the planning meeting which Dave Dixon, JT and myself (along with a few local residents) attend last night at Gravesend Civic Centre. The meeting dealt with the two...

  • Cub five a side

    Cub five a side

    26th June 2019

    A very BIG well done to the Cub 5 a side team who finished as very creditable runners up in the district 5 a side competition held at Hopehill on 26th June. Our squad comprised of Cian, Freddie, Fin, Tommy, Callum, Riley,Sebastian and Sammy manged brilliantly by Ben Bullock. We didn't get of...

  • Leader Challenges Cubs

    Leader Challenges Cubs

    27th February 2019

    We meet at the scout Hall at 0830 there was me, Seb, Tommy and Andy and Jack. I love walking so was really excited. We got in the minibus and drove to Chilham. We used our map to find a level crossing and that’s where our hike began. We walked past an old church and started alongside the...

  • A very wintry camp

    A very wintry camp

    4th February 2019

    Whilst most of you were tucked up in nice warm beds over the weekend 1st/3rd Feb members of the Scout section were 'enjoying' their first camping trip of the season. Designed to be a training weekend for those wishing to attend the Easter Hillcraft Course in the Lake District it is also a good...

  • 'Rambling' on about New Years!!!

    'Rambling' on about New Years!!!

    14th January 2019

    Our Scouting year got off to a great start when approximately 30 members of the Group (and associated 4 legged friends)took part in our New Year Ramble. We assembled on a breezy but pleasant morning at Cobham car park and undertook a walk which took us though the village then into woods before...

  • Eleventh day of Christmas

    Eleventh day of Christmas

    5th January 2019

    On Saturday 5th January 2019 a few members of the group took part in the first 'Collect My Xmas Tree' fundraising event. The event offers residents of Gravesham a chance to support the group financially by getting their used natural Christmas trees collected by us for a small donation. In total...

  • Wild at Wingham

    Wild at Wingham

    13th October 2018

    On Saturday, us Beavers went to Wingham Wildlife Park. We met at 8:30 and we all felt tremendously excited. The journey down wasn't busy and we arrived quickly. Once there, we first saw European wolves then went on to look at the flamingo enclosure - two of which, had a bit of a fight. From...

  • Family Camp Fun

    Family Camp Fun

    3rd September 2018

    Family Camp Fun news article Family Camp Fun Approx. 75 people enjoyed the sun, fun and activities at Hopehill for the Groups Family Camp. This event has been running for over 30 years and was probably one of the warmest we have enjoyed. On Friday families took part in an evening of Frog Racing...

  • 3rd Place in Northfleet carnival

    3rd Place in Northfleet carnival

    10th July 2018

    We have come 3rd place in this years Northfleet carnival thanks to the leading effort of Mrs Tadhunter.  Over the last few weeks when coming to drop off or collect your young person you may have seen the small cottage industry hard at work in Explorer room. This was the vision of Mrs...

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