Category: Scouting

The Great Indoors – Week 11

The Great Indoors Occasional Badges Scouts UK have introduced The Great Indoors Occasional badges. These badges are a great way to recognise young people taking part in our activities at home. And what is great about these, members can proudly display this staged badge on the top left of their uniform in the occasional section. […]

Read More Hike To The Moon

Hike a mile at home. Make a donation. Take a giant leap to support the people who need it most. On 23 April, BBC Children in Need and Comic Relief are getting together for their Big Day In on Radio and their Big Night In on TV, a massive fundraising special to celebrate the incredible […]

Read More GO Indoors

For this Easter weekend one of our partners, Go Outdoors, is encouraging people to take part in the GREAT BRITISH CAMP OUT FOR THE NHS. It sounds like an amazing thing to take part in and be able to raise money for the NHS whilst doing it. If you have the space, why don’t you […]

Read More Meetings Cancelled

Dear All, We are writing to share critical pieces of information relating to the developing Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation. Late this afternoon, Monday 16th March, the Prime Minister has said that everyone in the UK should now avoid non-essential travel and contact with others. Given this guidance, all face-to-face Scout meetings, activities and events must be suspended from tomorrow, […]

Read More Avon Jamboree Postponed

Further to the recent UK Gov announcement about the move from Contain to Delay in regard to the growing pandemic of Covid-19, and the advice from Tim Kidd, UK Scout Commissioner for local areas to review and make the best decisions in a calm, measured and appropriate way. I have discussed with Isabelle Mills, Camp […]

Read More Happy Holidays Happy Holidays

Was it not a great year? With us celebrating our 60th anniversary? And what about all the activities and camps we have enjoyed? Our group has seen some amazing things this year and we are grateful for all of it. Already we are looking forward to next year, with one of the highlights going to […]

Read More Staple Hill Remembrance Parade 2018

As part of this year’s Remembrance Sunday, the 78th Kingswood Group is attending the British Legion Remembrance Parade which marches through Staple Hill to Page Park for a very special service of remembrance at the Cenotaph. There will be other groups from the Scouting Association attending, along with members of various armed forces, both past […]

Read More 2017 Group Camp

We are all looking forward to our annual group camp, and this years edition is coming soon. Only a couple more weeks before we will decent on Dean Field Studies Centre. This year it looks like we will have the biggest attendance so far for a group camp, over 50 Scouts and staff will be […]

Read More Remembrance Parade to Page Park and Downend

As part of this year’s Remembrance Sunday on November 13th, the 78th Kingswood Scout Group are attending the British Legion Remembrance Parade which marches through Staple Hill to Page Park for a very special service of remembrance at the Cenotaph. There will be other groups from the Scouting Association attending, along with members of various […]

Read More Downend Round Table Fireworks 2016

Last year we were successful in obtaining a £1,000.00 grant from Downend Round Table towards the cost of a new trailer. In addition they gave us the opportunity to raise more funds at their annual fireworks display on the 6th November 2015, which realised in excess of £500. We have now been given the opportunity […]

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