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The following articles were authored by 1stBarnham

9 sleeps til Santa

Barnham and Walberton Beaver Colonies were super excited to feature in the 2016 Spirit FM Sleeps ’til Santa.

The recording took place on 30th November and could be heard throughout the day on Spirit FM on Friday 16th December (9 sleeps to go!)
You can hear the recording here

Recording 9 sleeps til Santa


Remembrance Sunday

91 Beavers, Cubs and Scouts turned out for this years Remembrance Service at the Lion War Memorial, Eastergate.

Click the image below to view our photo album

Remembrance Sunday 2016

Wizards Forest School

All the Barnham Beavers had loads of fun with Chichester Forest School today. During the wizard themed session they lit fires, made wands, built dens and enjoyed a mug of hot chocolate with s’mores.

Click the image to see the photo album.

Wizards Forest School 5th Nov 2016

Halloween Sleepover

21 Beavers joined up with Beavers from across Arundel & Littlehampton on Saturday 22nd October for a spooky Halloween themed sleepover at the Sports Dome, Littlehampton.

The beavers took part in craft, games, disco and animal interaction, before a takeaway dinner. After which they were joined by Badges the Beaver for a special 30th Birthday cake and film before bed.

All had a fantastic time, our thanks to the District Team for organising it….. looking forward to more nights away events in the future.

View our photo album by clicking on the image below

District Halloween Sleepover Oct 2016

The Giving Machine

Remember! When you are buying Christmas presents online, make sure that you generate a free cash donation with every purchase via There are over 1500 of the most popular stores taking part in the program making it so easy for you to make a difference without it costing you a penny more than the normal purchase price of your item.

The Giving Machine

Co-op Local Community Fund

We have been selected to receive funding from the Co-op Local Community Fund. It means that we will get a contribution towards replacing worn out camping equipment. But we need your help. The more support we get, the more funding we could receive.

So if you’re a Co-op Member log in to your Co-op Membership account and choose us.

If you’re not a member, you can join online and then support us!

Coop Local Community Fund

Cubs Sussex 100 Camp

On Friday 29th July 18 Cubs, 5 adults and 3 young leaders from 1st Barnham joined over 3000 Cubs and leaders from across Sussex for Sussex100, a special once in a lifetime camp to celebrate the centenary of Cub Scouts. Camping at the South of England Showground, Ardingly for 3 nights in ‘Hathi’ sub camp along with other packs from Arundel & Littlehampton District and Ashdown District (East Sussex).

Whilst at Sussex 100 the Cubs participated in hundreds of activities, from Archery to Zorbing and attended the four main arena events, including Opening Ceremony, Fireworks Extravaganza and Birthday Celebration Closing Ceremony.

Our thanks goes to all those involved in organising and delivering this fantastic event.

Cubs Sussex 100 Camp 2016

For more of the action, take a look at the Sussex100 YouTube videos


22 Beavers and Cubs had a fantastic day out at Drusillas Park as part of the Arundel & Littlehampton District Beavers30 celebrations. Take a look at all the animals we met and fun we had!

Drusillas 10 July 2016

Amberley Beaver Explore Day

23 Beavers from Barnham and Walberton joined 250 other beavers for a fun pack day exploring the Museum. They made wooden woggles, put up a tent, had a go at printing, went on a nature walk and much more. Everyone enjoyed all the activities but the Beavers said the train and bus ride were the best!

Amberley Beaver Explore Day 2 July 2016

Pinewood Derby & AGM

Thank you to everyone that attended our Pinewood Derby & AGM.

Congratulation to those Beavers, Cubs & Scout who won either the ‘Best Design’ or ‘Fastest Car’ competition. There were lost of great designs; take a look at the event album to see them in action!

Our thanks to those volunteers standing down, continuing and joining the Group Executive Committee. Key roles confirmed today:
Mark Guy – Group Scout Leader
Nicky Pouler – Group Chairman
Kirsti Longland – Group Secretary
Marilou Elphinstone – Group Treasurer

Pinewood Derby & AGM 18 June 2016