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Cub Scout Centenary Fun Day

4 Apr 2016

Cub Scouts from around the District got together as part of their year long celebration of 100 years of Cub Scouts.
In the morning they watched a special showing of the Jungle book, then they walked to the District HQ for a quick bite to eat before getting together with new friends into teams.
Starting with a mega Grand Howl before setting off …

Winter challenge

27 Feb 2015

Just under 1000 Scouts from across Oxfordshire took part in the County Winter Challenge on Saturday 7th February.  The Winter Challenge being an 18 mile and a 9 mile hike along the Ridgeway. All the Scouts were up before the sunrise on Saturday to be at Fox Hill to start their hike.
This year the hike took part in cold temperatures, …

County Awards Day – 10th May 2014

29 Jan 2014

The County Awards Day will be held on 10th May 2014 at Youlbury Scout Activity Centre. This day of celebration will be open to all young people and adults who have gained top awards (e.g. Chief Scout’s Award, DofE etc.) since September 2012 and who have not already attended a County celebration event. Award recipients will also be invited to …

4th King Alfred – Review of 2012/13

16 May 2013

Steph spoke about the early arrival of baby ‘Poppy’ in April. She explained that she had to pass on her responsibilities as Beavers Leader to Emma English and the team. She thanked them for ensuring a smooth transition.
This year has been a successful year for us as a section and recently has been eventful with Steph taking time out to …

Kaa – we want you back!

1 Dec 2012

If you pass through Shrivenham and wonder why there is a big yellow banner outside the  Post Office,  it was painted by the Cub Scouts at 1st Watchfield & Shrivenham to wish one    of their leaders better and let him know they miss him.
Matthew had a massive stroke  on November 12th and although now out of hospital is going …

Paul Steptoe awarded the Presidents Trophy

7 Aug 2012

Grove cub pack, along with their leader Paul Steptoe, had an exciting end to their evening of making kites on Thursday 12th July when King Alfred District President, Patrick O’Leary joined them and their parents to present Paul with the President’s Trophy. The trophy, which is the King Alfred District’s highest honour, was awarded to Paul for his outstanding contribution …