Skills for life

We often read in the press about young Scouts who have saved someone’s life by applying first-aid skills they have learned.  To make sure our Cubs are ready to handle those emergencies, they have recently spent an evening  practising their First Aid Skills For Life.  We can see from the picture that some of them  seemed to be enjoying the experience.

 

The Beavers have also been busy, taking part in the annual candlelit Christingle Service.

 

Hello Shipmates!

Before we start-  the pirate picture is of me, Marcus Sly, as Pirate Pete at the St. George’s parade in Lyndhurst which 4th Eling New Forest North Sea Scouts hosted. I am now six months in as your new Group Scout Leader, GSL, but the Beavers only know me as pirate Pete. Rather embarrassing in hindsight! Read the rest of the article …

Aviva Community Challenge – We Need YOUR Help

Update:  Voting is now closed!  Thanks to everyone who voted for us as we now await the results.

As you may know, we have had problems with green-blue algae on the lake for several years.  Once this blooms we have to suspend boating, missing out on the opportunity to train our young people in water sports.  To overcome this we fitted some equipment to our pontoon which kills the algae, but earlier this year it was vandalised and put out of action.  We have had the equipment repaired but it cost £1000 to fix.  We have had some private donations towards the costs of repairs, but we have now entered into the local Aviva Community Challenge to raise additional funds. Read the rest of the article …