1st Harwell (St. Matthew's) Scout Group Blog

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Fireworks Night

We are holding our Annual Fireworks Display this Friday at Harwell Primary School. Entry is by donation and we will be having a BBQ and refreshments! Gates open at 6:30pm and the display will...

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New Term!

The Summer is over, which means one thing…. Beavers!! This week at Beavers we welcomed 8 new Beavers to our Colonies! We played games to welcome and get to know the new Beavers. This...

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Blog #4 Latest News From Camp!

Hi parents! It’s been a while since being able to have a reliable internet connection! This blog is to bring you up to speed with our adventure in Denmark! Since the last blog, the...

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Blog #3 Jamboree Activities!

Hi people!  Today the older explorers and network returned from their overnight hike, involving sleeping under tarpaulins in the Danish forests. Fortunately the weather improved enabling a decent nights sleep!       Meanwhile, back at...

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Blog #1 Driving to the jamboree!

Parents!  At the moment we are sat in our camp near Arhaaus, with which we have a local beach (less than 100m away) to relax on before our final driving stint to the jamboree...

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What is coming for 1st Harwell Beavers?

We have recently said goodbye to two beavers as they have turned eight and will be joining the 1st Harwell ‘Driftway’ Cubs in September. Meanwhile with ‘Ridgeway’ and ‘Driftway’ Beavers we have a summer trip to...

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Beavers at Group Camp

Recently 1st Harwell Scout Group went to Harry’s Island Campsite in the New Forest, for the weekend. Early Saturday morning, 26 Beavers gathered at Harwell Recreation Ground to travel down to the New Forest,...

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KITES!

On the 2nd June Beavers made kit kites from Kites4schools, the beavers needed a bit of help but they were fairly simple and fun to make. On the 9th June ‘Ridgeway’ and ‘Driftway’ colonies travelled...

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Outdoor Challenge Badge

As part of the Outdoor challenge the Beavers visited the Rectory garden in Harwell for a mini beast hunt. They found many different bugs and identified them using an identification chart. Woodlice, spiders, slugs, worms and...