1st Normandy Scout Group, in the Guildford West District of Surrey, UK provides fun and adventure for young people aged 6-18 years.
We are currently raising funds to refurbish the toilets and kitchen in our Scout hut.
Today was the annual Guildford West District Cub Scout Handicraft competition. This years task was to make a model of a fun fair. With some excellent competition from 6 other teams around the District, it was great that our team triumphed, for only the third time since the competition started in 1992!
Premium grade Christmas trees from 1st Normandy Scout group will save you money and help us to raise money to renew our toilet and kitchen facilities! Nordman Fir – good needle retention (non-drop) Natural aromas of citrus Soft deep green foliage Good triangular shape Top quality cut tree (no roots) Choice of heights from 5ft […]
There’ll be fun and games for all ages, a BBQ, cakes, a big raffle, a chocolate tombola, a bottle tombola and traders stalls with items for sale. Not one to be missed. Invite your friends, neighbours and the whole family. We are very grateful to Mackenzie Smith Estate Agents, Digital Sign Services and Backhurst Animal […]
16 1st Normandy Beaver Scouts together with 2 Duke Of Edinburgh Award participants, 3 Adult Helpers and 3 leaders met at the Scout hut in Normandy for a Cowboy themed Beaver Sleepover over the weekend of 9th and 10th May. The Beavers transformed themselves into cowboys making sheriff badges, cowboy hats and horses before searching […]
A Christmas Bazaar at 1st Normandy Scouts HQ has just raised over £2000 towards the replacement of our hut roof. All of the sections were involved in the preparations of items to sell on the day; the Beavers made magic reindeer food, the Cubs made dog toys and planted bulbs into pots, the Scouts created marshmallow sticks […]
The Cubs have had a busy term, we started off when the nights were still light building fires and cooking twists on them and learning how to navigate with a compass. They also learnt how to build a newmarket ballista and then had a competition to attack each other sixes castles. 12 Cubs attended our […]
Since starting in September the Beavers have been working on their Friendship Challenge Badge and also their Experiment, Imagination and Faith Activity Badges. Activities – Some of the things we have completed are: Visit to Farnborough Fire Station Visit from local Policeman Remembrance Parade Visit to St Marks Church Normandy Worked on our own Anti Bullying Policy […]
Although we are still small in numbers we have grown a little with two new members from outside the group, two new members from cubs, and one cub about to be invested. We have continued to have regular weekly meetings. Activities have included woggle making, cooking, outdoor challenge and map reading working towards the guide […]
Currently 14 Explorers, many of whom are helping as young leaders in the other sections. We have just returned from a wet and very windy weekend in the Snowdonia Mountains. With 10 Explorers from the unit participating, a great experience and fun was had by all in the hills, despite what the weather threw at us. […]
Badge Work The Beavers have this term been working towards achieving the Friendship Challenge badge and have also been earning the Safety, Faith and Space badges. Activities Cork catapults which fired mini marshmallows Filled jam jars with creatures from the woods – found a couple of frogs Made jelly and ate it around the campfire […]