Experience of a lifetime

Sixty two Beavers from the District enjoyed an exciting sleepover in the Royal Navy’s Submarine Museum in Gosport last weekend.  Among them were five from our own Group.   They were shown around the WWII submarine, HMS Alliance, built model submarines, toured the Museum’s exhibits, watched a film and even slept on the museum floor.  “My son is just buzzing with excitement“, wrote one parent after the event, “He absolutely loved it! – an experience of a lifetime.”  Thanks to our Beaver Leaders for organising the event and looking after our young people during the event. Read the rest of the article …

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 …