Our BIG project was launched Saturday, all those that attended had a good time, thanks to Beth for thinking of wine tasting as an idea for an event and arranging it all, and thanks too to Cheryl for providing the food.
Some of the plans for the proposed development were revealed and the sum of £350,000 is needed to provide this. There will be workshop, boat storage, camp storage, changing and shower facilities, training rooms, first aid room and an extensive look-out balcony to enable over-seeing of water activities, this providing excellent Sea Scout and Sea Ranger training opportunities and enabling extending the number of youngsters that can participate.
Continue reading Our BIG Project
A good night was had at the Group’s Presentation Evening last Saturday and we had an excellent turn out from all sections and parents. The winners of 2012 are as follows; Continue reading Presentation Evening Winners
Very many thanks to everyone attending the Quiz in January, we raised £410, a fantastic and fun evening was had by all, and our grateful thanks goes to Holly and her team for compiling such a good variety of questions.
Our next fund raising event is going to be a Table Sale.
Thanks to all the families, leaders and friends who supported our Quiz night on Saturday 19th January. We raised a grand total of £402 for the group, so thank you to all those who came to support us and we hope you enjoyed it.
Once a again a huge thanks to Holly Whiteley for being the Quiz Master on the night and Angela for arranging the evening.
More fund raising events to follow in the Spring.
Following the successful trip last year, there will be a return trip to the Rotary Centre in Castleton. We will depart on Monday 1st April (Easter Monday) returning Monday 8th April 2013.
There will be a varied programme including hill walking, wild camping, swimming and we are hoping to introduce low level climbing and other activities. The centre consists of a dining hall, sports hall and a dormitory block, as well as playing fields. The dormitory block is a modern, centrally heated building with showers and bunk bed accommodation in rooms of four.
Continue reading Castleton Trip 1st April – 8th April 2013
Another year has flown past and once again it’s time to celebrate the achievements of our members at our Presentation Evening. This year’s presentation has been arranged by the Sea Scout Section. Continue reading Presentation Evening Sat 9th February 2013
First of all a Happy New Year to you all and I hope you had an excellent Christmas.
As many of you are now aware 3rd CB bought the former Fisherman’s Yard next door to The Den and over the next couple of years the Group will be fund raising enough money to build on this land and of course still be able to maintain The Den, our fleet of boats and continue to organise the varied activities and trips we run for the children. Continue reading Waitrose Community Matters
Quiz night at The Den in aid of Group funds. Sat 19 Jan, 7.00 for 7.30 start. Adults £5, children £3. Get a group together and come and join the fun; bring your own drinks and nibbles.
Our December Church Parade will once again be taking place as a Toy Service, this to be held in The Den, on Sunday December 16th, 10.30am for 11.00am commencement. The congregation from New Road Methodist Church will be joining us, all parents and friends are welcome too.
Continue reading Christmas Carol & Toy Service
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 excepted to attend this parade. Those not attending are to give their reason in writing to their Section Leader before the 11th November. Continue reading Remembrance Day Parade Sunday 11th November