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Chariot race 2017 TIMES

Below are the times for the chariot race. These times are best guess we may be able to give a update at lunch time.
Team A 3:45

Ged
Lewis
Edd
Madeline
Abigail
Hannah

Team B -3:00pm

Tyler
Luke
Charlie
Reuben
Harrison

Team C -3:00pm

Jacob A
Oliver
Jacob K
Holly
Mathew
James

There is a small charge for day visitors of a £1.00

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Scout Hut Make Over

You may notice when you return after the Summer break that the Scout Hut is looking a lot smarter and brighter.  This is all down to the hard work of a team of workers from Warburton’s Bolton Bakery.  As part of a team building day organised by Scout leader Wayne, who works at the bakery, the employees swapped the bakery for the Scout hut for a day.  During the course of a long days work they were able to clad the lower part of the main hall and paint it, …

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Personal Challenge badge: learn to tie four key knots

As Part of the Scouts Personal Challenge Award they need to compleate a leaders challenge. We have got togather and come up with 4 key knots that we want the scouts to be able to tie. Once the scouts can tie the knots and make there own woggle they just need to show us on a Friday night.
Turk’s Head (Woggle) Knot
Website
http://www.animatedknots.com/turkshead
Video

Clove Hitch (with loops)
Website
http://www.animatedknots.com/clove
Video

 
Clove Hitch (without loops)
Webiste
http://www.animatedknots.com/cloveend/
Video

Round Turn and Two Half Hitches
Website
http://www.animatedknots.com/roundturn/index.php?Categ=scouting&LogoImage=LogoGrog.png&Website=www.animatedknots.com#ScrollPoint
Video

Bowline Knot
Website
http://www.animatedknots.com/bowline/
Video
 

Sheep Shank
Website
http://www.animatedknots.com/sheepshank/#ScrollPoint
Video

 
 

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Scouts win district cooking competition

6 scouts from the group took part in the first ever district cooking competition called Taste of the world and Won!!. Each of the teams were given a country that they had to base their food around and also give a 10-minute presentation about their given country. Our scouts were a credit to the group and should be proud of their achievements. Please see the below images.
The judges also commented on

How well you built and kept the fire going (thanks Wayne for your excellent fire skills)
Good use of tin foil …

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St George’s Day Parade 2016

Thursday 21st April is the St. George’s Day celebration in St. Helens.  As St George is the Patron Saint of Scouting it is the one event where all members of the Scout movement are expected to attend.  Events will be taking place nationwide to celebrate St George’s Day.
Full uniform is required: Jumper/shirt, school trousers or Scout trousers (no jeans or tracksuit bottoms), school shoes (no trainers) and neckers.
This year the celebration consists of a service at St Helens Parish church in the town centre where all members will renew their …

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Scouts Win Great Escape (Best Team Spirit Award)

                 
Well done to all the scouts for a fantastic weekend you were a credit to yourselves and the Group.  Plese stay tuned for more picture’s and the results.  All the leaders hope you have had a nice weekend.

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Scouts learn about Fair Trade

Last night the 21st Scouts had a great evening learning about Fair trade. They learnt about the banana trade, and how paying a bit more at the shops can have an impact on how much the grower earns. A huge thank you to Simon from St Peters church for giving up his time.

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Chariot race 2015 TIMES

Below are the times for the chariot race. These times are only an estimate time give or take 10 minutes.
All teams will be racing around 2:45 pm
There is a small charge for day visitors of a £1.00

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Expedition Challenge Award Photos and Route

Hope you have all recovered from your 13 mile hike (group one did add another mile on ) we would like to say Well done to all the scouts who came on the expedition Challenge award they have all achieved the badge.  Please see photos and route below:
Photos
 
Route

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Great escape 2015 results and pictures

Just a quick post to say the results for the great escape have been have been released. On behalf of all the leaders we would just like to say thank you to the young people for their excellent behavior and hope they had a great time and apologise to the perants for all the mud.

Team 31 got 86 points  and came 55 out of 75
Team 32 got 82 points and  came 61 out of 75

To view all the results please click here
 The pictures have now been uploaded to the Scouts …

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