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

Exploding Water Melons!

In a recent attempt to include a more diverse range of activities in the explorer programme, the leaders came up with an activity inspired by a internet viral video. The video involves cutting a...

The Past Few Weeks!

The past few weeks have been quite busy! Here is a quick update of our latest activities and outings: ELECTRICITY!! Beavers learnt how basic electrical circuits work and then in groups had a go...

Spring Camp!

Spring Camp! This year we held a big Beaver camp at Youlbury Scout Centre, including both of 1st Harwell’s Beaver Colony’s. To start of our weekend Beavers were dropped off at ¬†Youlbury by their...

Video Games Evening!

Video Games! At a recent explorer meeting, the activity for the evening was decided to be a bit different from what usually happens at explorers. Wii’s, Playstations and Xbox’s kept the explorers eyes glued...

Imagination Evening!

This week at Beavers we completed the Imagination Activity Badge. This involved the Beavers: – drawing what they think life will be like in the future, -making a story with puppets, -creating a large,...

Postcards from Luxembourg!

Back in the summer 1st Harwell Ridgeway and Driftway Beavers sent postcards to a Beaver Colony in Luxembourg as part of their Community Challenge Badge. We were lucky enough to have some replies from...

Driftway Cub Pack opens in Harwell!

On 5th November the new Driftway Cub Pack launched with a sparkle as Cubs learnt how to be safe with fireworks! The date was too good to ignore, so the Pack started by working...

Sixers and Seconders Expediton Camp

Over the October half term, the Sixers and Seconders of the cub pack ventured down to Buddens Scout Campsite in Dorset, to learn about the skills needed for expeditions similar to the Duke of...