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Scout Night Update

posted 5 Sep 2015, 09:29 by Graham Duckworth   [ updated 23 Feb 2016, 09:50 ]
Feb 10th
Battered Pan Competition @ Horley
Cooking Starts @ 7pm so be early

Saturday Feb 6th
District Swimming Gala
(3-6pm) Bicester Leisure Centre  OX26 2NR

Feb 3rd
Complete Poster & Leaflet Challenge
Ensure you bring your sections  complete
Battered Pan Teams
Complete planning for next week!!!!

Jan 27th
Creative & Teamwork Challenge Night
Please bring with you Pencils, felt tips & markers if you can 
Balloon Modelling

Jan 20th
Swimming at Spiceball in Banbury  starts at 7pm so be there for 6:45pm at the latest (finishes at 8:30pm)
We will be having some assessments to find out if your speed has increased from last time and then doing swimming badges.
We will be picking the two Swimming Teams for the District Gala (age 10-12 & Under 14 1/2) on Saturday the 6th of Feb (3-6pm) Bicester.

Jan 13th
Sadly Cancelled

Jan 6th
Scouts start again, New term subs
Getting ready for Winter Camp Night! 
Please Bring you Folders so we can check off the things you did last term!


Wed9th December
10 Pin Bowling in Banbury
6pm start - 7.30pm
In Uniform Please so we can complete the Investitures

Wed: 2nd December
Fire Lighting and Sausage Sizzle (fire included) @ Horley
Please bring £2 to help towards the cost.

Wed: 25th November
1: Fire Lighting Theory (no fire included)
How to build a fire, out of what wood (not all wood is the same), how to keep it going and not to use it all up before you need it.
2: Photographers Badge
Have a look on the Scoutbase web site at the badge requirements, If you have a Camera - Bring it along.
We will be running a competition with prizes for the best photo in each class judged in the new year.
3: Winter Camp Parents Meeting
Lead by Ian, please attend if your Scout is going to Winter Camp this year.

Wed: 18th November
Swimming at Spiceball in Banbury Swimming starts at 7pm so be there for 6:45pm at the latest (finishes at 8:30pm)
We will be having some assessment to find out your current ability and then doing some swimming badges.
Have a look at the next level you need to do & it's requirements on the Scout Base Website:

Fri 13th-Sat 14th November
District Night Hike: 8-10 miles navigation at night using only a Map & Compass (Counts towards Challenge Badges)

Wed: 11th November
Map & Compass (Skill Level Based Training)
We will split the troop into groups based on their knowledge and set each group different tasks.
If you would like to get ahead you can visit the following web site and watch the videos with top tips from Deadly 60's Steve Backshall:

SUNDAY 8th November is Remembrance Sunday
All Scouts are expected to attend the Parade in Full Scout (or Cub) uniform
Meet at 10:20am at Jubilee Hall (In the event of bad weather we would assemble in the Church @ 10:40)
Finish at Elephant and Castle at approx 12.30pm.

Wed: 4th November
Bottle Rocket Night @ the School
your bottle MUST be a fizzy drink bottle for it to fit on the launcher
you can use any size of fizzy drink bottle
For the 1st Competition: Decorate it - the one voted the best from the sort list will win a prize!
2nd Competition: is the best flight based on height & time in the air we will see who the best are and then have a "blast off" Final for a prize.