Angry Birds AGM

Today’s Angry Birds AGM was a flying success, even if we do say so ourselves.

What better way to liven up our Annual General Meeting, than make some modroc ‘angry birds’ (prepared during Beavers, Cubs and Scouts over the last two weeks), insert bird into a catapult and fire it at a wall of cardboard boxes! Watch the birdie fly in the slow motion video below.

View the full photo album here
*** No actual birds were harmed in today’s event 🤣

 


Annual Report & Accounts 2017-18

Today we have published our Annual Report & Accounts 2017-18, ahead of our AGM on Saturday 16th June. Limited printed copies of these documents will be available at the AGM, parents of members and supporters are encouraged to review these documents prior to the meeting.


JOTT Hike 2018

Despite the grey and drizzly weather, we had a fantastic 100 members and parents from 1st Barnham and 2nd Felpham participate in this afternoon’s  Jamboree on the Trail hike.

With the weather forecast not looking too great, everyone did the 7km circulate route from Whiteways car park, west along the South Down Way, then return to the start via the Monarch’s Way. 

 


Can you build a den?

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Building dens is a real treat when you are a child, and even more fun when you are an adult!
We need you to come along to Beavers or Cubs and support our young people.
Not just to build dens, but help do map work, craft, walking, camping and make stuff from bits of wood (we call that pioneering).
What we need is an extra pair of hands to help the leaders provide these fantastic activities.
Interested? Contact Mark  gsl@1stbarnhamscouts.org.uk


Knights and Castle Beaver Camp

Twenty-one 1st Barnham Beavers joined with over a hundred beavers from Arundel and Littlehampton District on the weekend 8th/9th July for a District Camp. The beavers visited Arundel Castle as part of their preparation for become knights!

District Kights and Castle Beaver Camp July 2017


Annual Report & Accounts 2016-17

Today we have published our Annual Report & Accounts 2016-17, ahead of our AGM on Saturday 3rd June. Limited printed copies of these documents will be available at the AGM, parents of members and supporters are encouraged to review these documents prior to the meeting.

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Annual Review 2016-17             Report & Accounts 2016-17

 


JOTT Hike 2017

The sun was out for today’s Jamboree on the Trail hike.
102 beavers, cubs, scouts and family members and nine dogs participated in the circular hike from Eartham Wood, with a choice of long (9 mile approx.) or short (5 miles approx.) routes.

View the photo album here

JOTT Hike 2017


St George’s Day 2017

640 members of the Arundel & Littlehampton Scout District, including 76 members of 1st Barnham, paraded through Arundel and up to the Cathedral for the annual St George’s Day celebration on Sunday 23rd April 2017. The parade was led by the District Scout Band and the District standards.

This year 1st East Preston had the task of organising the service for members, invited Mayors, Chairmen and Councillors together with past leaders and “friends” of the Scout District. During the service members of Scouting past and present renewed their Scouting Promise. The service was conducted jointly between Bishop Richard Moth, Canon Tim Madeley of the Cathedral and Rev.

After the service, District Commissioner, Mark Hewson, took the salute as the whole District marched past. Following the parade a leader’s afternoon tea was held at the Arundel Football Club which was organised by 1st East Preston Scout Group.

View our photo album here

St George's Day 23 April 2017


New tent donations

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Exciting news about our new tent appeal!

Today we received two donations; £379.43 from DM Thomas Foundation for Young People and £209.53 from the Hilton Avisford Park Community Fund.
A big thank you from us all.
These donations, together with other donations recently received and a grant application we are waiting to hear the outcome of will be used to replace our six Vango tents ready for use by the Beavers, Cubs and Scouts this summer.
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