Cub Scout Cooking Competition 2009

This year the cooking competition was run following County rules, last year the competition took place at the District camp and all teams made the same main course and pudding, with Stoughton winning and going forward to represent us in the area finals. This year all packs participating created their own menus, of 2 courses. […]

K9: Surrey Scouts expedition to Kandersteg

At the end of August 2009, Scouts, Explorers and leaders from Normandy, Stoughton and 2nd Guildford were among 450 Scouts, Explorer Scouts and leaders on Surrey Scout’s international expedition to Kandersteg International Scout Centre in Switzerland. Expedition planning had taken two years and the coach journeys there and back ranged from 18 to 23 hours […]

St Nicolas 9th Guildford – 1st Scout Meeting

For ten years, Cub Scouts from St Nicolas 9th Guildford have been moving on to other groups or leaving Scouting due to a lack of Scout leaders. A parent volunteered to run the Scout Troop but was unable to hold meetings on evenings during the week, so unlike other troops in the District, they meet […]

Bazzaz 2009

On the 13th of June 2009, Beaver Scouts from Guildford West District joined 2,000 Beaver Scouts from Surrey to try out their circus skills at Bazzaz 2009. Bazzaz happens every three years each time with a different theme. The theme for this year’s Bazzaz was the Circus. With over 100 activities to take part in […]

Bear Grylls officially becomes new UK Chief Scout

Bear Grylls officially became the Chief Scout of the United Kingdom on Saturday 11 July – cheered on by nearly 3,000 Explorer Scouts. The official handover between Peter Duncan (Chief Scout from 2004-2009) and Bear took place at 9.30am at Gilwell 24, an adventure camp for 14-18 year olds. They tackled activities from climbing to zorbing […]

Cubs Sports Challenge

Hockey, Volleyball, Cricket and Football joined Rugby, F1 racing, Tennis and cricket over this sporty weekend. Cub Scouts from 1st Normandy, 5th Guildford, 1st Stoughton, 1st Rydes Hill (St Marys) and 9th Guildford/St Nicolas participated in the third annual Guildford West Cub Scouts Sports Challenge seeing Hockey, Volleyball, Cricket and football played at Normandy Scout […]