Did he fire 5 shots or only 4?

Longham Scouts scored another success in the District Shooting Final in 2018, retaining top spot in the individual competition. It was a tough contest, but our Scouts certainly did us proud. Some of their shots were so closely grouped, that the judges were uncertain if shots had gone through the same hole! This led to the question in one round, …

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, …

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 …

Scouts in Top Gear

Our Scouts learned how to look after a car for their Mechanic Badge. Under expert supervision from an automobile mechanic, they got their hands dirty and performed these skills for real. As part of this, they carried out tasks such as an MOT, changing a wheel, performing diagnostic checks, checking tyres to see if they were road legal, understanding of …

Scout Camp… That’s entertainment!

For a change, the theme for this camp was comical challenges, although several Scouts still progressed in some of their badge work. Along with all the activities, each Scout adopted the name and catchphrases of a famous person or character. Meanwhile, they had to comply with some crazy rules, such as holding an empty kettle in order to ask a …

Longham Scout night is the crème de la crème!

The final night of term for the Scouts was full of excitement and hilarity as they played their very own TV game show. Multiple choice questions resulted in either a chocolate if they chose wisely or a cream pie to the face if they chose poorly! Needless to say, some came off better than others but all had a great …