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South West Notts Scouts News

Summer camp not just for Scouts!

Showing that summer camp isn’t just for Scouts, one hundred Beavers and Cubs from 1st and 2nd Toton Scout Groups embarked on a big two-night summer camp at Willesley Scout Campsite in June 2019! All the young people spent the night under canvas and went on an action-packed day trip to Conkers Discovery Centre. The young people enjoyed a variety of adventurous activities including, scaling the MEGA assault course; exploring the National Forest through the tree-top walks; escaping the range of warrens, mazes and soft play zones; riding the train; building dens in the woods; investigating the interactive exhibits and much more! The action-packed day was topped off with a campfire singalong, hot chocolate and marshmallows. It was safe to say that all had an amazing time and that there were many new friendships and #SkillForLife developed over the weekend. We cannot wait for the next big adventure!!

1st C&A’s Wet Welsh Summer Camp

During August, 1st Chilwell and Attenborough Scouts visited Wales for their Annual Summer Camp. True to form the Welsh weather didn’t hold off, but that didn’t stop the Scouts from having an absolutely fantastic time. From Rock Climbing to Axe Throwing, the week was jam packed with activities.

Want to join the Adventure at 1st Chilwell and Attenborough? Contact them today!

Nottingham Gang Show 2021 needs YOU!

No – we are not crazy! The planning for the Nottingham Gang Show 2021 has started – so if you are a part of the Nottinghamshire Scouts or Girl Guiding Nottinghamshire……please read on.

Do you have experience of working in the Performing Arts? Have you helped to produce a show before? Or maybe you would like to give it a try?

Would you like to be…..

  • An Assistant Producer
  • An Executive Producer
  • Produce the Cubs and Brownies
  • Musical Director
  • Oversee Staging Aspects
  • Oversee Costuming/Makeup
  • Provide Cast Support
  • Steward Cast Members
  • Build Scenery
  • Stage Manager/Technical Manager
  • Choreograph numbers

Notts Scouts are putting together the Production Team and would like to hear from all old and new members who would like to be involved.

If you are interested in one of the above roles, please complete and return the attached application form to Notts Scout HQ, Robey Close, Linby, Nottinghamshire, NG15 8AA by Friday 15th August 2019. We look forward to hearing from you!! If you would like further information email us at office@notts-scouts.org.uk

Thank you

2nd Attenborough’s Scouts hold Summer camp at Kandersteg in Switzerland

The 2nd Attenborough’s Scout Troop has enjoyed a surge in membership over the past 15 months, due in no small way to a new enhanced fun-packed programme of activities each week.

Their international camp in the Netherlands in 2018 has been followed up by another international camp this year (2019) at Kandersteg in Switzerland.

Kandersteg International Scout Centre celebrated its centenary in 2013 and continues the tradition of offering a permanent Mini-Jamboree for scouts from all around the word

More information about Kandersteg International Scout Centre is available here