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South West Notts Scouts News

1st C&A Grant Success

1st C&A Cubs, Scouts and a Young Leader accept the Cheque from Jordan Phillips.

On their mission to build additional storage at the back of the hut, 1st Chilwell and Attenborough have successfully applied to Nottinghamshire County Scouts Great Places Great Scouting fund. Jordan Phillips, County Youth Commissioner came down to present a cheque on a troop night.

The group received a generous grant of £5000 to go towards the new storage building, which is necessary due to the increasing numbers of Young People at the group. They are planning on building a new brick built store at the back of their HQ, to replace the old railway carriage that previously been used.

“It’s fantastic that we have the support of Notts County Scouts for our new storage building. It will allow us to purchase new camping equipment, as well as look after our existing kit in a purpose built store.”

Group Scout Leader, 1st C&A

Nottingham Gang Show – 2019

Yes! At last!…Gang Show Week has arrived!

The cast are eagerly looking forward to entertaining young and old alike in another ‘blockbuster’ Nottingham Gang Show.

It’s still not too late to buy your tickets…simply contact the Theatre Royal Box Office.

We hope you enjoy the show!

Volunteering Opportunities

bear_grylls_chief_scout_250x375It is no secret that Scouting is FUN – not just for our young members, but also for the adult volunteers that work with the sections or help behind the scenes!

We are seeking additional adult volunteers to to help us in SW Notts District. Ideas of how you can help are goven below;

Management Roles

This could be as a Group Scout Leader or as a member of the wider District Team.

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For the first time, a World Scout Jamboree will be hosted by three national Scout organizations: Scouts Canada, Asociación de Scouts de México, and the Boy Scouts of America. These three distinct cultures will join together to host the world Scouting community in a celebration of cultural exchange, mutual understanding, peace, and friendship.

The 2019 World Scout Jamboree will be held from 22 July until 2 August 2019, at The Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve in the beautiful mountains of West Virginia, USA.

Unlike any other youth event, a World Scout Jamboree invites young scouts to surround themselves in the cultures of the world by joining Scouting friends from throughout the world at a single destination for 12 unforgettable days. The jamboree experience extends beyond their home – and beyond the boundaries of the host countries – to create a global adventure that will last a lifetime.

Six young people from SW Notts have spent many hours raising the funds to enable them to attend the Jamboree – which is, in itself, a vital part of the ‘Jamboree Experience’.

They couldn’t have done this without the support of members of the public, local charitaable trusts and their Scouting friends throughout the District, to whom they express their sincere thanks.