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 …

Scouts Reach for the Skies

Every now and again, a fantastic opportunity presents itself for our members to have an experience of a lifetime. Over the years, one such activity has been aviation. It is always highly rewarding for them to learn the basics of how to fly an aircraft, but it requires a lot of hard work and commitment. Over the past year, some …

And the award goes to…

The District Presentation Evening in March 2018 was a particularly special one for Longham. Not only did some of our Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Young Leaders achieve top awards but we were also honoured have Longham leaders of yesteryear there to join in celebrating our success. These included Frank Lee, our Group Scout Leader from the 1970’s and Geoff Bacon, …

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 …