AGM 2019 roundup

Thank you to all those that attended our Big Quiz AGM on Saturday 29th June despite it being the hottest day of the year!
Well done to ‘Mark’s Marvels’ on your win 🏆, they were closely followed by ‘The Shortcakes’.
We collected £60 in donations to support Clarissa’s European Jamboree fundraising.
There were no changes to the membership of our Executive Committee (Trustees).
If you haven’t already taken a look at our Annual Accounts and Review you’ll find them here.

Go Beavers 19

An action packed day of fun and adventure for our 33 Beavers and 8 adults.
Following a coach trip to Blackland Farm, near East Grinstead our beavers joined with over 700 others from across West Sussex.
Rotating around four ‘zones’ the beavers have loads of activities to choose from.
Adventure Zone: low ropes, tunneling, assault course, nightline, campfire cooking, sweet knots and a maze.
Fun Zone: inflatable course, water fun, giant games, space hoppers, mop hockey and grass sledging.
Explore Zone: bungee trampoline, archery, aeroball, boudling wall, climbing wall, cave bus, circus skills and scooter fun.
Create and Do Zone: masks, fossil hunt, sublime science, key rings, scratch art, bead braclet, bubble madness and pom pom craft.

GO Beavers 19
Go Beavers photos and videos

Chichester Dragon Boat Challenge 2019

Back again to defend our title!
With 1st Westbourne Scouts and 12th Chichester Scouts providing excellent competition in today’s Chichester Rotary Dragon Boat (Youth) Challenge.

After the heats, 12th Chichester and 1st Barnham had the two fastest times and so went through to battle it out in the final. After a very tight race and with less than half a second between them, 1st Barnham did it, retaining the winning title for another year. You can view all the scoreboard resultshere.

The challenge is not just about a fun day out, it’s a fundraising event for CancerWise and charities supported by the Rotary Club of Chichester Priory. We are proud to say that this year our Scouts raised a total £390 in sponsorship.

Dragon boating
Chichester Dragon Boat Challenge photo and videos

Stedham Group Camp

225 camper nights, 168 badges achieved, 96 bananas, 70 young people, 37 volunteers, 12.6 kg of chicken, 10.5 kg of minced beef, 30 tents, nine World themed challenge bases, three amigos, a 3.30am wake up! and so much more adds up to one awesome Group Camp.
Click to view event photo album

Exclusive Rolls-Royce Visit

To celebrate the 5th anniversary of Phantom and Ghost Scout Troops we organised an exclusive visit to the home of Rolls-Royce at Goodwood. Our thanks to the team at Rolls-Royce for organising a superb evening, the badges and subsequent press coverage.

Rolls-Royce Press Release 30.04.2019 – copied below


More than 50 boys and girls from the 1st Barnham Scout Group received their unique Rolls‑Royce patrol badges during a specially arranged visit to the Home of Rolls-Royce at Goodwood.

Based in a village close to the Home of Rolls-Royce at Goodwood, 1st Barnham Scout Group is divided into two troops, 1st Barnham Phantom and 1st Barnham Ghost, named after two of the company’s most celebrated models. Their new patrol badges, featuring the cars’ names and outlines stitched in gold thread, were designed by the Rolls-Royce Bespoke team, and made to official Scout Association specification.

In place of their regular evening meeting, members of both troops visited Rolls-Royce for a special event. The Scouts took part in team activities, games and quizzes around the themes of manufacturing, design and engineering. They also enjoyed a full tour of the manufacturing plant, where they met Associates working on the production line and saw cars being built first hand. The evening culminated in the presentation of their new badges, which now take pride of place on their Scout uniforms.

Mark Guy, Group Scout Leader, 1st Barnham Scout Group, said: “Our Scouts are incredibly proud of the link with Rolls-Royce; it’s something absolutely unique and special to them. These badges mean a tremendous amount and we’re very grateful to the team at Rolls-Royce for making this possible for them. The Scouts really enjoyed their visit to the manufacturing plant, and seeing the cars being built has given their troop names and new badges even more meaning.”

Andrew Ball, Head of Corporate Relations, Heritage and Philanthropy, said, “We’ve been involved with 1st Barnham Scout Group for a number of years and it’s always a pleasure to welcome them to the Home of Rolls-Royce. We are conscious that these boys and girls are the designers and engineers of the future, and it’s our privilege to play a part in encouraging their interest in manufacturing and STEM subjects as potential career options.”

Chichester Observer: Rolls-Royce celebrates partnership with Barnham Scout group by presenting bespoke badges