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 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, …

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 …