Articles Archive for March 2018

29 Mar 2018

Two Wokingham Explorer Scouts have spent the last 7 months preparing themselves for 125 miles and 77 portages as part of the Devizes to Westminster Canoe Race.
The race has been run over Easter weekend for the last 70 years and the race record for the 24h senior crews is still held by a former Wokingham Scouter. The two Explorers will take part in the 4 day stage race starting tomorrow at around 8:30 am and completing in the early hours of Monday morning at Westminster bridge.
The lads will also be …

19 Mar 2018

The 8th March signaled that there were 500 days until the 24th World Scout Jamboree opens in the USA.
Wokingham District has 7 young people attending out of the 72 that were selected from across the Country back in December where over 200 Young people attended a special camp to find the lucky 72.
The selection process was only the start of their very exciting journey towards the Jamboree, as not only having to make new friends, learn new skills they have to raise over £3950 to pay for themselves and less …

18 Mar 2018

There is an urgent appeal for parents to step forward to help keep a Beaver section open at 1st Woosehill.
Across the District there is a long list of young people wanting a space in Beavers but without volunteers the sections cannot run. The current leaders have notified the Group they are looking to step down and without replacements the section will have to close.
If you could spare some time please contact the Group via their Website : – https://1stwoosehill.org.uk/