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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Adult Training related 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…

New Scout Exhibition

New Scout Exhibition

West Berkshire Museum in Newbury will be hosting an exhibition of Scouting in West Berkshire between 1st February and 5th March.
Admission is free during normal opening hours. Wednesday to Sunday, 10am to 4pm.

Come along and have a look

4th Newbury Beavers, Cubs and Scouts celebrate St George’s Day on Brownsea Island.

4th Newbury Beavers, Cubs and Scouts celebrate St George’s Day on Brownsea Island.

4th Newbury Beavers, Cubs and Scouts celebrate St George’s Day on Brownsea Island.

Last Sunday, 60 Beavers, Cubs and Scouts plus their leaders visited Brownsea Island to celebrate St George’s day. As well as being the patron saint of England, St George is also the patron saint of Scouting and…

3rd Newbury Scouts chose artefacts for a new exhibition at Museum

3rd Newbury Scouts chose artefacts for a new exhibition at Museum

The Scouts from 3rd Newbury Chandos Troop have been busy over the past few weeks working with the Curator at West Berkshire Museum to put together a new exhibition called \"Scouts Choice\". The Scouts have been selecting items from the Museum’s collection store, finding out about them and then h…

Nile heads of to Tanzania for an Adventure of a Lifetime

Nile heads of to Tanzania for an Adventure of a Lifetime

Nile from 1st Swallowfield Scout Group has been selected to represent the Scouts in Tanzania in 2017. Nile will be part of a unit made up of 150 young people aged 14 - 18, and 50 adult volunteers.

Over the four week exploration, Nile will join the 200 strong unit in order to camp, live and w…

100th Wood Badge Presented in Berkshire

100th Wood Badge Presented in Berkshire

Congratulations to Paul Cobbold (GSL of 1st Swallowfield, Wokingham District) for being the 100th Leader to achieve his Wood Badge this year 2013-14, he just pipped Tanja Maskell (AGSL of also 1st Swallowfield) for the place; Tanja is the Leader to the left of the door, Keith Gambles DC of Woking…

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