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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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

 


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


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


Annual Report & Accounts 2015-16

This year, we thought we’d try and be more environmentally friendly so only a limited number of printed documents will be available at our AGM on Saturday 18th June 2016. Please find below the two key documents, our Annual Report and Annual Accounts, for your review prior to the meeting.

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      Annual Report 2015-16                Annual Accounts 2015-16


Pinewood Derby & AGM – 18th June

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This week your child will be starting to make a Pinewood Derby Car. They will be coming home with a lump of wood, wheels etc and instructions!

The cars will then be judged and raced at our AGM on Saturday 18th June. Please come along and support this event. Rolls Royce will also be bringing a car along to show.

Please can you make a cake to bring along and share?

We are also looking for a couple of parents to join our Executive Committee. The committee meets approximately 4 times a year and manages how the group is run and how the finances are spent. If you are interested in joining us, please speak to either Mark Guy or Nicky Poulter. Details about being an Executive Committee member can be found here.

Many thanks and we look forward to seeing you on 18th June.

Pinewood Cars 7&8 June 2016


Cobnor Camp 2016

Over 80 members of the Group joined us at Cobnor Activity Centre, Chidham between 29th May and 2nd June for our Circus themed camp. With Beavers camping one night, Cubs for 3 nights and Scouts for 4 nights.

A fantastic time was had by all, despite the challenging weather! As a result of high winds the Cubs and Scouts were unable to undertake the water activities as planned, alternatives were quickly provided by the Cobnor team instead.

So many activities were enjoyed over the course of camp, far too many to mention here!

Check out our photo album below
***WARNING some images contain scenes of clowning around***

Cobnor Camp 2016