Longham honours at District Presentation Evening

Our Cubs, Beavers and Young Leaders all received awards at the recent District presentation evening held at Ferndown Middle School. These included 5 Beavers receiving their Chief Scout’s Bronze Award and 1 Cub receiving his Chief Scout’s Silver Award. Our Young Leaders did very well with 3 receiving their Chief Scout’s Platinum Award and 4 their Young Leader Belts. The …

Longham Scouts become fete warriors

The Scouts teamed up with Griffins Explorer Unit to assist the organisers of the 2017 Ferndown Fete on the Field.  It turned out to be quite an eventful day for everyone.  They helped marshal the 5 and 10km runs by dotting themselves around the town to water and guide the weary sweaty runners.  Following this, they aided marshalling of the …

Longham Scouts take to the hills

The Scouts were out in the wilderness again for hike on the picturesque Dorset coast.  The beauty captured everyone’s imagination and brought them closer to nature.  So much so, that some of them made friends with a local beetle!  According to some, it was the best hike they have ever done.  Compared to normal, this was quite an unusual hike …

When Longham Cubs go down to the woods….

… it’s the woods that are in for a big surprise.  They were going to make hides but the end results were giant constructions complete with garden fences and patios.

Longham Scouts are crack shots!

Our Scouts again did us proud.  The whole troop took part in a face-off against Ferndown Scouts.  The top two from each group then went through to the district competition.  Representing Longham were Max and Harry.  They then gave us an amazing performance.  Our pair got the highest combined score for all troops in the district which secured us the …

Longham Cubs don’t need to phone a friend!

Longham Cubs continued their winning streak at the 2016 District & County quiz competitions.  Our brainiac team managed to fend off all the other groups in the area to be crowned District champions for the 3rd year in a row.  This meant they had to represent the District in the County competition once again.  Here, they again stunned everyone by …