Articles Archive for April 2013

23 Apr 2013

On Sunday 21st April  over 450 members of Wokingham Scout District remembered St George and honoured young people for their effort and awards over the past 12 months.
The District gathered in the Market Place and paraded to All Saints Church for a service, which included topics on the environment, recycling and thinking of others. As part of the service the young people heard from the Me2 charity, who provide helpers for young people who need a little extra support to join in activities such as Scouting, Guiding and many other …

23 Apr 2013

Kingfishers Beaver Colony of 1st Woosehill didn’t let freezing temperatures and muddy conditions deter them from their Easter Egg Hunt. Having made Easter Baskets in their lodge colours, the Beavers wrapped up warm and stomped around local fields and woods in their wellies searching for coloured eggs. The Beavers said the hunt was egg-citing, returned egg-suasted and were rewarded with hot chocolate and chocolate eggs for their egg-celent efforts!

More pictures from the egg-citing event in our feed below left.

22 Apr 2013

On Sunday 24th March, volunteers from 1st Woosehill joined local community members and police officers in the annual litter pick. In freezing temperatures our Cubs and Beaver Scouts, with support from their parents, focussed on clearing the areas adjacent to Smith Walk and behind the Acorn Centre in Woosehill. 14 bags of general waste and 5 bags of recycling were collected. Notable finds included a mattress. wooden TV unit and car number plates! Our Beavers said it was the best treasure hunt ever! Well done to all those involved.
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1 Apr 2013

Following the national census carried out in January the
District confirmed a shortage of adult volunteers holding back more
young people joining the movement.
At a national level Scouting has over 35,000 young people wanting to join the movement. In Wokingham we have around 125 young people over 6 wanting to join Beavers and
over 140 young people 8 years old wanting to join Cubs. Our older section Explorers also has a healthy want to join list.
The topic has made national TV today in a further appeal for support –
If you know anyone who …