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


Fireworks Night 2021

1st Harwell (St. Matthew’s) Scout Group will be holding our community firework display this year on Friday 5th November.

In a change from previous years, the display will be held at the Recreation Ground (not the School).

Returning to limited normality

I am delighted to advise that our key team of volunteer Leaders have agreed to begin the process of resuming face-to-face Scouting during this half term. Precise details of how each Section will be meeting...


Santa Sleigh 2020

Following the recent announcement that the lockdown restrictions are changing, we are really excited to announce that Santa will be coming to visit Harwell Village on Saturday 19th December from 4 pm! Rudolph the...


Coronavirus and Scouting

Dear Team, Parents and Carers, Please see the link here which is a directive from Scouting HQ. https://scouts.org.uk/coronavirus We were anyway mindful of the Governments position broadcast yesterday but now required to follow this HQ...


Cubs Visit Fire Station

In March Driftway Cubs visited Didcot Fire Station, which we learned was the centre where most firefighters in Oxfordshire come to do their training. We started the evening learning about hazards in the home...


Fireworks Night 2019

Our annual Fireworks Display is taking place on Friday 8th November at Harwell School! Entrance is by donation – Bar and BBQ available! Gates open at 7pm – Fireworks at 7:30pm!

We’ve Arrived at Group Camp 2019!! 0

We’ve Arrived at Group Camp 2019!!

We left Harwell Recreation Ground at 8:30am on a coach and headed down to sunny Southampton to find the rest of 1st Harwell Scout Group. They arrived last night and set up over 40...


1st Harwell ESU off to Europe!

On Friday 26th July 23 Explorers and Leaders from 1st Harwell ESU are embarking on a 2-week journey through Europe. We will be visiting France, Austria, Slovenia, Croatia, Germany, Luxembourg and Belgium! Follow our...

First Aid Cafe on Saturday 15th June! 0

First Aid Cafe on Saturday 15th June!

1st Harwell Explorer Scout Unit invite you to join us on Saturday 15th June for an afternoon at Harwell Church where we will share some basic, but important First Aid skills. We will be running 30 minute sessions throughout the afternoon and will be selling Teas, Coffees and cakes to support our fundraising for our Summer Expedition to Europe next month!