Beavers meet Monkeys

The Beavers enjoy climbing but regrettably, the leaders are not very good teachers of this skill so decided to take them to Monkey World for expert demonstrations instead! During their visit, they got chance to learn about the conservation of endangered species, the centre’s breeding programme and their work to help with those primates being abused around the world. This …

Young Leaders Win County Frostbite Competition

For the second year in a row, our Young Leaders and their fellow Explorer Scouts achieved what many thought would be impossible and won the prestigious County expedition competition, ‘Frostbite’ 2018. They entered two teams into this hotly contested event which involved navigating a route by night, setting up their own camp, cooking their own meals, completing challenges and solving …

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 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 …

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 …