Scouts in Action

Every week over 7000 young people in Beaver Scout Colonies, Cub Scout Packs, Scout Troops, Explorer Units and Scout Networks across Berkshire have a fantastic time in Scouting. Everywhere there is adventure, fun and friendship. These pages provide a glimpse of that exciting activity. Enjoy!

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Recent Scouts in Action Stories

Seven Kennet District Scouts complete their Gold Duke of Edinburgh Expedition challenge

Seven Kennet District Scouts complete their Gold Duke of Edinburgh Expedition challenge

Seven Scouts from our local Kennet District have recently completed their Gold Duke of Edinburgh Expedition challenge. The group, including explorer scouts and Network members spent 4 days and 3 nights walking and hiking over 100km across Dartmoor. This expedition challenge is one of the requi…

Vanguard Explorers visit Yorkshire

Vanguard Explorers visit Yorkshire

The Vanguard Explorer Unit have just got back from a great week in Yorkshire, during the week they visited Malham Cove (in picture) Hawes and saw how they make the famous cheese and did lots of lovely hikes in the lovely countryside of Yorkshire.

Pinkneys Green Scout Group meets PM at Memorial Garden Opening

Pinkneys Green Scout Group meets PM at Memorial Garden Opening

The scouts were giving an invitation to attend the official opening of the memorial garden in Oaken Grove park.

The guests included the Prime minister Teresa May. The Czech and Slovakia Ambassadors, The Mayor and local councellors. SIR Nicholas Winton's family.

The PM saw the scouts and …

52nd Reading Beavers - Mucking about on the River

52nd Reading Beavers - Mucking about on the River

The 52nd Beavers spent an evening on the River Thames at the Wokingham Waterside Centre on 8th June 2017. As you can see from the photo this team are raring to go without their adult assistants. Everyone had an enjoyable, although a little windy evening.

1st Woosehill Beavers Scale New Heights At Go Ape

1st Woosehill Beavers Scale New Heights At Go Ape

Swift and Kingfisher Beavers left the safety of their Lodges at the 1st Woosehill Scout Hut to scale new heights of achievement at the Junior Treetop Adventure at Go Ape, Swinley Forest. The two Colonies joined together in the last meeting of the summer term to tackle the high wire obstacle cours…

Loddon Explorers - Fire Service 3 Peaks Challenge 2017

Loddon Explorers - Fire Service 3 Peaks Challenge 2017

14 Explorer Scouts and 6 Leaders, split into 3 teams, completed the 3 Peaks Challenge reaching the summits of the highest mountains in Scotland, England and Wales climbing over 10,000ft and walking 20 miles all under 24 hours.

Supported by leaders and parents they were competing against adult …

 
 
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