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 …

More 2017 honours at District Presentation Evening

For the final Presentation Evening of 2017, Longham young members did us proud with further achievements for the year. Our Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Young Leaders all received Chief Scout’s Awards at the event held at Ferndown Middle School. They all worked very hard to earn these coveted awards: Their work included taking leadership roles, becoming role models, conquering fears, …

Cubs are Masterminds

A new Dorset County record was set in 2017 by Longham Cubs. We have become the first group to win the County Quiz trophy three times in a row. This year however had a special twist: They were joint winners with a team from Jumpers, Christchurch who scored exactly the same, even after extra time. We were therefore delighted to …

Longham Remembers 2017

To mark Remembrance Sunday, Longham Scouts, Cubs and Beavers proudly participated in the Royal British Legion parade and service at St Mary’s Church, Ferndown. Among others in the parade were MP Chris Chope, Mayor of Ferndown Cathy Lugg, Dorset Fire & Rescue, Dorset Police and members and veterans of HM Armed Forces. As part of the service, our members laid …

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 …