Beaver Archery 2019

Beaver Activity Day 2019

Each year, East Dorset District hosts a big event, ‘Beaver Activity Day’, rather a misleading name though as it is more than one day! For many Beavers it is often their first opportunity to spend a night away from home with friends. Most from Longham chose to stay overnight and none of the brave Longham Beavers had any problem doing …

Scout Fundraising for the Group

Brilliant Scout Fundraising

One of our Scouts did an amazing job and showed great dedication by raising £260 for our group by running his own jumble sale at home and selling at a car boot sale. He traded his unwanted old toys and clothes to become tents and equipment that will provide enjoyment for many for years to come. As part of a …

Cooling Off With A Paddle

After a week of record temperatures in the UK, where better to hold a Cub meeting than on the local lake with a Kayak club. As well as fun and frolics in the water, the Cubs learned enough kayaking skills to earn their British Canoeing Paddle Start Award certificates. This involved developing their basic knowledge to enable them to safely …

A Crab-tastic Evening

After a very hot week, the Cubs were pleased to get outside and enjoy a pleasant sea breeze. They spent the evening of crab fishing and set new record for Longham with 364 crabs caught in one evening. Many Cubs are now becoming expert in the sport and have their own ‘secret’ baits, special lines and traps. Everyone had great …

A West-Country Adventure

Our Beavers went with others from East Dorset on the first District Beavers visit to the Scouting Funday at Woodhouse Scout Activity Centre near Bristol. It was a large event with Cubs & Beavers from places as far away as Wales, Devon and the Midlands. There were loads of activities on offer, including Go Karts, Funfair, Helter Skelter, Mirror Maze, …