Beavers – Autumn 1

Hello Beaver Parent

I hope you all had a lovely summer!!

We will be back Friday 8th September to start our new term. The badges we will be working on between now and Christmas are the World challenge badge, the creative, Experiment and Global issues activity badges. 

Our program is as follows

Friday 8th September – Imagination

Friday 15th September – Junk modelling

Friday 22nd September – Experiments

Friday 29th September – Leaf printing

Friday 6th October – Water filters

Friday 13th October – Fairtrade foods 

Friday 20th October – JOTI/JOTA at Murray Hall

Scouts – Autumn 1

So, a new term starts on Friday (8th September), and we have
7 weeks in the term! The plan for evenings is as follows:

8/9 Welcome Back – We will have a report on the recent trip to Bournemouth Air Show by those who attended. Normally this involves lots of pictures of scouts getting extremely wet! – then a few games to get back in the groove.

15/9 Camping Hints ‘n’ Tips’ – Starting to prepare for an overnight “Bivvy” camp where Scouts will make their own shelters to spend the night in.

22/9 Overnight Preparation – Continuing from last week, introducing a few tools for the overnight.

29/9 Navy Days – Nautical terms and traditions. Why is a head a head?

6/10 Rope MakingThis time using a machine! 

13/10 Communication – Introduction to different ways of communicating, ready for next weeks JOTI/JOTA.

20/10 JOTI/JOTA – OFFSITE! We will be at Murray Hall for the start of the JOTI/JOTA event over the weekend. This will involve talking to Scouts all over the world via internet and radio. There is the option to stay overnight on the Friday.

Overnights :

23rd and 24th September – At Murray Hall – Bivvy Camping. £8 per Scout.

20th and 21st October – At Murray Hall. JOTI/JOTA event. Price to be confirmed.

Sailing :

16th September, Morning only at Tewksbury.

7th October, All Day at Tewksbury.

Scouts Spring 1 message

Hello All,

First of all, Happy New Year! I hope 2017 brings you all you wish.

Our new term starts next Friday, 6 January 2017, at Hempstead Village Hall.

As we will have all group sections at the same location now, the Scouts will

Be starting at 7:45 and ending at 9:15.

The plans for this term meetings are:

6 January             Term Start Session – several activities going on; Camp cooking competition preparation.    Planning for an expedition and first aid.

13 January           Rope work – Not just knots, but decorative items as well.

20 January           Electronics/Crafts – Introduction into electronics, and some crafts also.

27 January           Fire Safety – Home, camp, fire alarms etc.

3 February          Pioneering Puzzles – Get that can from there, to there! Oh, but you’re not allowed to touch it!

10 February        Quiz Night – Just as it says on the box J

We also have the District Cooking competition this month, so we will be having extra practice at Murray Hall

On the 7th of January, with the actual competition taking place on the 14th of January again at Murray Hall.

Times will be sent to team members.

We also hope to have an “Expedition” on the weekend of 21/22 January. Again times and places will be

Sent to those attending.

The Subs this term will be £18 for the first child and £15 for each subsequent child.
Our preferred method of payment is directly into the bank,

Account number: 90023132
Sort code: 40-37-60
Payment Ref: gift aid payer/section/what the money is for. (Scouts Subs etc)

If you pay by cash, please be aware we do not carry a float and so may not be able to give change.

As normal, any questions please ask.

Regards, and again, Happy New Year,

Dave.

SL 15th St Peter’s Sea Scouts

07960058647

Scouts message Autumn 2016

Hello All,

Scouts starts back tomorrow night (2/9/16). We plan an easy start to the term with a games evening.

I will circulate the other plans later.

We also have the group AGM this month on 22nd September at Murray Hall, everyone is welcome.

The Subs this term will be £21 for the first child and £17.50 for each subsequent child.
Our preferred method of payment is directly into the bank

Account number: 90023132
Sort code: 40-37-60
Payment Ref: gift aid payer/section/what the money is for. (Scouts Subs etc)

If you pay by cash, please be aware we do not carry a float and so may not be able to give change.

As normal, any questions please ask.

Regards

Dave.

SL 15th St Peters’ Sea Scouts.

07960058647

Beavers Autumn 1 message 2016

Hello Beaver Parents

I hope you all had a lovely summer!!

We will be back Wednesday 7th September to start our new term. The badges we will be working on between now and Christmas are the Teamwork challenge badge, the communicator, collector, health & fitness activity badge and then our musician staged badge.

Our program is as follows

Wed 7th Sept – Welcome back

Wed 14th Sept – Health & Fitness

Wed 21st Sept – Agility course

Wed 28th Sept – Working together

Wed 5th Oct – Healthy food/quiz

Wed 12th Oct – Promoting health & fitness

Wed 19th Oct – Show & tell our collections

Wed 2nd Nov – Can we sing a song?

Wed 9th Nov – Musical instruments

Wed 16th Nov – Communicator

Wed 23rd Nov – Phonetic Alphabet

Wed 30th Nov – Decoding

Wed 7th Dec – Games & badges

Wed 14th Dec – Christmas party

 

please be advised that i will not be running the following sessions

Wednesday 21st September

Wednesday 28th September

Wednesday 5th October

My son is now going into year 6 so we will be attending opening evenings at secondary schools on these dates, we will be working on getting these dates covered!

As you all know i am now the only leader for the beaver group. James has now moved to Germany for his gap year! we need a minimum of 2 adults in order to run each session. if there are any dates that you are able to stick around and give me a hand that would be very much appreciated – we have help the first 2 weeks back so anything spare time you have after that please let me know!

 Lastly, Subs will be due again, First child £21 and £17.50 for the second child and subsequent children (younger) these subs will take us to the October half term

Our preferred method of payment is directly into the bank

Account number 90023132

Sort code: 40-37-60

Ref: giftaid payer/section/what the money is for (i.e Miss T Jones/beavers/subs

If you are paying by cash please remember we cannot carry a float so cannot always give change.

look forward to seeing you all next term

Thank you

Thea

Beaver scout leader

07776182498

Cubs Autumn 1 message 2016

Afternoon All,

We hope you have had a great summer, we restart cubs on Wednesday 7th. 

Subs this term will be £21 for first child and £17.50 for each subsequent child. Our preferred method of payment is directly into the bank. 

Account number: 90023132, Sort Code 40-37-60. payment ref. 

Programme for this Term

07/09/16  Teamwork Challenge Award 

14/09/16   Pioneer Badge

21/09/16   Visit to Jet Age museum 6-8pm, cost £3

22/09/16    Group presentation evening & AGM.

24/09/16    Cub fun day at docks 12-4pm

25/09/16    Cheltenham Marathon, Group are helping with baggage point 7am – 1pm. If cubs wish to help parents need to stay with them. 

28/09/16   Complete Air Activities badge

05/10/16   Games night

08/10/16   Conservation Badge Robinswood Hill 

12/10/16    Personal Challenge, encorporating entertainers badge.

19/10/16    Communicators Badge.

District Events

24th September – Cub fun day at Docks 12-4pm 

08/10/16 – Conservation Badge

19/11/16 – Art Attack Badge 

17/12/16  – Promise Party.

We are planning our annual camp at Holly Barn 28th – 30th October, we are aware this is half term, please can parents let me know if their child wishes to attend by the end of the weekend,  So I can confirm numbers  with Holly Barn.

If your child wishes to help with Cheltenham half marathon please pick up a form from me on Wednesday.

Please do not hesitate to contact me if you need any further information.

Many Thanks

Val &Vera.

Scouts Spring 2 message

Hello All,

Well, the final session this term is upon us.

We will be closing our first 2016 term with climbing at the Warehouse, Parliament Street.

We will meet in reception from 6.15pm, and pick up will be from the same place just after 8pm.

Knowing the warehouse, this will be a great experience for the scouts.

Term 2 will start on Friday 26th February, and we will have all 4 weeks at Gordon League.

The plan is:

26th Feb: Circus Skills: Juggling, Stilts etc. We hope to make our own equipment.

4th March,: We will continue with our Green Blue badge work, looking at protecting the environment on and around water.

11th March: ****** BRING A FRIEND********* A chance for our scouts to bring a friend to see what we do. The friend should be scout age. ( 10 ½ to 14).

18th March: Emergency Aid, level 4. Building on existing knowledge.

In addition to the normal Friday sessions, we will also hold a swimming session on Sunday 13th March at 5pm-6pm at Brockworth Sports Centre, Mill Lane, Brockworth.  GL3 4QF.

We would meet at 5.45 and scouts/cubs would need to wear what they would normally sail or kayak in. (Swimming costume underneath). They will also need a dry set of clothes for after the session.

We will also be organising maintenance sessions for our fleet of dinghies and kayaks, in preparation for this years water activities. Weather permitting.

If you have any questions, please let me know.

Regards

Dave Bunce

15th St Peters Sea Scouts.

Beavers Spring message 2016

Hello Beaver parents

Happy new year!!

Hope you all had a lovely Christmas. We will be back to beavers this week: Wednesday 6th January. The badges we will be working on between now and Easter are The Faith, Disability awareness and the explorer activity badge – we will also be working on the My skills Challenge badge.

PLEASE NOTE:- The explorer badge will be completed on a day out and not in our weekly sessions – further details for this to follow soon.

OUR PROGRAM:

Wed 6th Jan – Welcome back

Wed 13th Jan – Blindness disability

Wed 20th Jan – Deafness disability

Wed 27th Jan – Physical disability

Wed 3rd Feb – Healthy me

Wed 10th Feb – Super skills

Wed 17th Feb – Half term, no session

Wed 24th Feb – Inventions

Wed 2nd Mar – Get creative

Wed 9th Mar – prayer

Wed 16th Mar – visit (further details for this to follow soon)

Wed 23rd Mar – Easter party

 

Sub will be due again, First child £18 and £15 for the second child and subsequent children (younger), these subs will take us to the February half term. Our preferred method of payment is directly into the bank,

Account number: 90023132

Sort code: 40-37-60

Ref: gift aid payer/section/what the money is for (i.e Miss T Jones/beavers/subs)

 

Cubs message Spring 2016

Morning All,

Welcome back to a new term, we hope you all had a good Christmas. Subs this term are £18 for first child and £15 for second and subsequent children. Our preferred method of payment is directly into the bank.

Account number 90023132

Sort code 40-37-60

Please state gift aid payer, section and what money is for.

Dates for diary – District Events

January 23rd – district quiz, 2pm-4:30pm

March   19th – District football 1-6pm

District centenary camp 30th April – 2nd May at Woodhouse Park.

Please can you let me know if your child wishes to attend these events, I need to names of Cubs for the quiz next week.

Programme for this term

We are starting our skills award over the next term, we will be completing various activities to enable children to achieve the award. We will be doing the home help badge which require Cubs to do some tasks at home. A sheet will be provided for parents to complete. Unfortunately we are unable to do it all at Cubs due to facilities at the school.

January 6th – start home help badge

January 13th – make cakes

January 20th – back to basics in preparation for quiz.

January 27th – games night

February 3rd – Shrove Tuesday activity

February 10th – Chef Badge

February. 27th – Team Building – Challenge night

March 2nd – Football practice/mother day activity

March 9th – Make hovercrafts

March 16th Saints activity

March 23rd – visit to be arranged as part of badge , to be confirmed.

 

Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any queries.

Many Thanks

Val, Vera, Caroline & Jo

Beavers message Autumn 2015

Hello Beaver parents

Hope you all had a lovely summer!!

Our programme from now until Christmas is as follows:

Wednesday 9th September – Welcome back

Wednesday 16th Sept – Imagination

Wednesday 23rd September – Fair trade foods

Wednesday 30th September – Leaf printing

Wednesday 7th October – Junk modelling

Wednesday 14 October – Making water filters

Wednesday 21st October – Experiments

Wednesday 28th October – Half term

Wednesday 4th November – Endangered animals

Wednesday 11th November – Giving to charity

Wednesday 18th November – Sock puppets

Wednesday 25th November – Who serves our community?

Wednesday 2nd December – Foreign language

Wednesday 9th December – Christmas crafts

Wednesday 16th December – Christmas party

The activity badges we will be working to earn are Global issues, creative and Experiment

We will be also working to earn our World challenge badge.

Subs will be due again. First child £21 and £17.50 for the 2nd child and subsequent children (younger) This will take us to the October half term.

Our preferred method of payment is directly into the bank

Account number: 90023132

Sort code: 40-37-60

Ref: Gift aid payer, section, subs (I.e. Miss T Jones, beavers, subs)