Category Archives: Scouts

Which sections meet when in the District?

Every now and then we have a child who can’t move from Beavers to Cubs or Cubs to Scouts, due to the nights of the week we have our meetings. The information of what groups meet when is all available on the web, but I thought I’d try and bring it together for reference.

The details below are all correct as of July 2014 and include any Groups in the Royal Kingston District that I could easily find details for on their websites.

* also meet on Saturday mornings

Please note that the above table does not represent all groups in the Royal Kingston District, only the sections I could easily find information for on their websites. For a full list of groups please visit the Royal Kingston District website.

District X Camp

To celebrate 10 years since the formation of the Royal Kingston Scouts District the whole district participated in a camp at Polyapes. There were 600+ Beavers, Cubs and Scouts having a great time over two fun packed days and over 45 children from Chessington Scout Group went along.

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Bridger Family Trophy Winners!

We had a really great St George’s Day parade on the 27th April with a service run by an Explorer Unit and a parade along Ewell Road in Tolworth. We even managed to stay dry throughout. The best part of the event for Chessington however was in us winning the Bridger Family Trophy for the smartest Group on parade! Over 1200 children and adults took part from over 18 Groups in the District. All the Leaders are very proud of the excellent behaviour and smart appearance of all of our Cubs, Beavers and Scouts. Thank you!

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Refreshing the Scouters room

The Scouts have been busy this term turning an old storage room into a room that the Scouts can use. The walls have been prepared, painting has started and the effort will go towards the DIY badge. We’ll post some photos of the end result when done…

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Autumn 2013 dates

Here are the section meeting dates for the Autumn term. We also have the additional following non-section meeting dates:

Sunday 6th October – Harvest Festival church parade
Sunday 10th November – Remembrance Sunday service

Beavers Cubs Scouts
9 Sep 10 Sep 13 Sep
16 Sep 17 Sep No meeting
23 Sep 24 Sep 27 Sep
30 Sep 1 Oct No meeting
7 Oct 8 Oct 11 Oct
14 Oct 15 Oct No meeting
21 Oct 22 Oct 25 Oct
Half term Half term Half term
4 Nov 5 Nov 8 Nov
11 Nov 12 Nov No meeting
18 Nov 19 Nov 22 Nov
25 Nov 26 Nov No meeting
2 Dec 3 Dec 6 Dec
9 Dec 10 Dec No meeting
16 Dec 17 Dec 20 Dec

Canoeing on the Thames

So today we went out on the Thames with Kingston Scouts Canoe Club. This is something we’ve done for the last few years but usually on a weekday evening. This year we went for a Saturday morning and it was much more relaxing.

Twenty Cubs and Scouts (plus two leaders and a dad) went out on the water in kayaks and canoes and had a great time. Mentioning no names but there was at least one Cub who seemed to spend more time in the water than in the kayak! By the end if the session most people were soaked through. Luckily with the recent weather the water was pretty warm, even in the river.

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