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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Project Africa related Scouts in Action Stories

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…

First Camp for the Weather Colony went down a Storm!

First Camp for the Weather Colony went down a Storm!

The Weather Colony Beavers from Oxford Road Scout Group had their very first camp on the 10th-11th October with the theme of Project Africa and it went down a storm.
They \"flew to Uganda\" by being Aeroplanes, took part in lots of fun and exciting games and activities, cooked and sang around th…

1st Ufton Nervet Cubs making new friends on one of their cook out evenings

1st Ufton Nervet Cubs making new friends on one of their cook out evenings

The Cubs spent a beautiful spring evening in the Paddock trying out a few different types of cooking from all over Africa as part of the \"Project Africa\" badge, from cabbage and chicken soup to oats and rice fritters
This one cub even made a new friend, but he wasn\'t keen on staying for tea!

2nd Thatcham Christmas Package to Uganda

2nd Thatcham Christmas Package to Uganda

The Great Oak Beaver Scout Colony (2nd Thatcham) assembled a Christmas package to send to a deaf schoolchild at the Kavule School for the Deaf, near Mbale, Uganda. The Beaver Scouts (6-8 years) also raised £150 to sponsor Andrew's education at the school.

You will see from the photograph that…

Update from Kavule School, Uganda

Update from Kavule School, Uganda

Great update to see the rainwater collection facility at Kavule School for the Deaf being well used after it was bought using funds from Project Africa.

73rd Reading Complete the Project Africa Challenge

73rd Reading Complete the Project Africa Challenge

Over 30 young people from 73rd Reading completed their Project Africa Challenge in a specially organised Group day this weekend. The young people took part in making and tasting Ugandan food, matching up African phrases and making their own Ugandan-style craft items.

The Group was fortunate en…

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