Cub Scout’s footsteps for the future

Matthew Hill, aged 8, from 2nd Guildford Scout Group has raised over £2,500 to help rebuild his Scout HQ by completing a 32 mile walk. Matthew walked from Guildford to London to raise money to help rebuild his Group’s Scout meeting place. His efforts means Scouting can continue to deliver high quality activities and opportunities for young […]

Royal Parks Half Marathon

This Sunday, the 9th of October, Alexis Shirtliff, (Akela 1st Normandy Cub Scouts, District Webmaster and Local Training Administrator) will be running the Royal Parks Half Marathon to raise funds for the Scout Association. Alexis needs to raise at least £500 and you can sponsor him online at:

2011 World Scout Jamboree

Across the planet Scouts, from nearly every country and territory attended the 22nd World Scout Jamboree. Amongst them are 81 Scouts from Surrey who have spent over 12 months planning, raising funds and training to take part in the greatest adventure of their lifetime, the World Scout Jamboree which took place in Kristianstad, Sweden. The […]

Scoutabout 2011

The Event What do you get if you put over 200 activities, approx 7,000 Scouts, Guides, Explorers and Leaders and approx. 1,750 tents? You get Scoutabout, a fun-filled activity weekend held at the South of England Showground in Ardingly. Scoutabout runs every three years and this year was the tenth to be held at Ardingly. […]

5th Guildford Cubs Visit Blackbushe Airport

On Sunday 3rd July, four Sixers from 5th Guildford ‘Lions’ were invited to Blackbushe Airport to go through the air activities badge. As well being able to site in a plane and learn the controls they learnt the phonetic alphabet, recognised tail fins from ten commercial airlines and learnt which part of the plane does […]

District Scout Night Hike 2011

On March 25th fifty-one scouts from all scout troops in the District took part in the district night hike from 5th Guildford HQ to Normandy HQ for an overnight camp. Six of the eleven teams walked without adults and the other five walked with leaders or parents. Points were awarded for how quickly the teams […]

District Cub Quiz 2011

Eight teams from Guildford West battled it out to see who was the brains of Guildford in last nights district quiz. This years competition was hosted by last years winners St Nicolas/9th Guildford and was held at the URC in Guildford. Teams from 5th Guildford, 1st Rydes Hill (St Marys), 2nd Guildford, St Nicolas/9th Guildford, […]

2nd Guildford Scouts Ski Trip 2011

Networking is one of the many advantages of taking part in County-organised events and at Cyclo-Cross 2010, a chance remark led to 3 older scouts and a leader from 2nd Guildford taking up spare places on a ski trip with Phoenix Explorer Unit. Tom, Matt, Oliver and Liz Pritchard spent half term skiing on the […]

Surrey Frost Camp 2011

Surrey Scouts Frost Camp was a great success with approximately 400 Scouts, Explorer Scouts and Leaders enduring the wet and windy conditions at Bentley Copse Scout Camp Site, Shere. Scouts from Guildford, Godalming, Dorking, Farnham, Woking, Reigate as well as other areas in Surrey, Kent, London and Hampshire camped over and participated in over 50 […]