As many of you may be aware we were not able to do our usual Troop October camp at The Den due to low numbers. Part of this event was to decide which Scout would get the Frank Bentley Cup after completing a series of challenges testing skill, knowledge and physical ability. As a result, on Saturday 11th January, we will be running a day of fun activities to decide the victor of this award, which will be given at presentation evening. Continue reading Frank Bentley Cup – Saturday 11th January
Minutes from the last AGM that was held on Tuesday 8th October 2013 at The Elms.
Our December Church Parade will once again be taking place as a Toy and Carol Service, this to be held in The Den, on Sunday December 15th, 10.30am for 11.00am commencement. The congregation from New Road Methodist Church will be joining us, all parents and friends are welcome too. We ask for your gifts of toys and children’s books, these can be new, as new, unwanted gifts or something out-grown, all unwrapped please. Continue reading Group Carol & Toy Service – Sunday 15th December
The Sea Ranger Crew received a visit from Southend RNLI on Monday 11th November, read the article that the RNLI made on their visit to The Den. Continue reading Sea Rangers’ Visit from Southend RNLI
On Monday 18th November the Sea Rangers are holding a Body Shop Evening. We would like extend the invitation to the mums, sisters, aunties, grandmas and any other female friends/relations from the Beaver, Cub, Scout and Explorer sections to join us on the evening for a bit of pampering. Continue reading Body Shop Night – Monday 18th November 2013
Each year the Group represents the Scout Association at the Southend Cenotaph for the annual Service of Remembrance. All Leaders, Sea Scouts, Sea Rangers and Explorers are expected to attend this parade, please note that this is one of the three compulsory events that all members must attend. Those not attending are to give their reason in writing to their Section Leader before the 10th November. Continue reading Remembrance Day Parade Sunday 10th November
We are running an activity and firework weekend at the Den from Friday 1st November (evening) until Sunday 3rd November (afternoon) for the Scouts. Continue reading Troop Activity and Firework Weekend – 1-3 November
Please find attached the notice for the Regatta AGM being held on the 20th November. As many of you are aware the Chairman Brian Baker and 5 other members of the Regatta Committee are stepping down after almost 20 years. The Regatta is a huge fundraiser for the Group and it will be a shame that due to lack of support it is cancelled, if anyone is able to help with the Regatta or has some new ideas on how is could be run please come along and show your support at the AGM.