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3rd Pixham Group Relaunch

15 Aug 2014

The 3rd Pixham Group is being relaunched in September 2014 (Scout Troop) and January 2015 (Beaver Colony and Cub Pack).  We have an experienced Scout Leader, some new Beaver Leaders, a Secretary, a Treasurer, and a Group Scout Leader on loan from the 23rd Leigh, but still need a Chairman, some Cub Leaders, and an Assistant Scout Leader!  Please contact …

New Scout Shop Manager

15 Aug 2014

Hi!  Michael Kielstra is the new Scout Shop manager. There are currently no regular open hours, but anyone can email, ring, or text him and he’ll arrange to meet at a mutually convenient time.  If what you want isn’t in stock, he’ll invoice you, order the items, and let you know once they’re ready to be collected. He’ll even post …

Chief Scout Bear Grylls to recognise Local Scout

23 Apr 2014

Local Explorer Scout Leader Christopher Pike is being honoured by international adventurer Chief Scout Bear Grylls at Windsor Castle for gaining his Queen’s Scout Award.
 
Bear will greet over 500 new Queen’s Scouts from across the UK on Sunday 27th April 2014. He will be joined by HRH Duke of Kent, President of The Scout Association.
 
The Queen’s Scout Award is the …

World Scout Jamboree Badge Challenge!

15 Mar 2014

I have luckily been selected to go to Japan in 2015 for the World Scout Jamboree, as part of the UK contingent. Because of this i need to fund raise and i have created Dorking’s very own challenge badge! (details can be found by clicking here)
 
The World Scout Jamboree (WSJ) is the largest, regular event organised by the Scout Movement. …

23rd World Scout Jamboree

1 Dec 2013

The World Scout Jamboree is a gathering of tens of thousands of Scouts and Guides from almost every country in the world who, for ten days  live together, experience each other’s cultures, take part in exciting activities and have an amazing adventure. The Dorking District have been granted two places as part of the 3,500 strong UK Contingent, these have …

Christmas Quiz Night

11 Nov 2013

18th Dorking will be hosting a Christmas Quiz night on Tuesday 26th November 2013 to help raise funds for the North Holmwood Group. The night is going to be at Cafe Rialto (South Street, Dorking), so we can all have some pizza (or pasta!) whilst we put our collective wits against each other.
Tickets are priced at £5 per head which …

Woodbadge Awarded in the District

24 Sep 2013

During the now annual DORAC activity camp this September which see’s Scouts and Explorers from all over the Dorking District come together, around the camp fire on the last night Nick Lord Scout Leader from 12th Dorking (Newdigate) received his woodbadge, which is the way the Scout association presents to a leader once they have  completed their leadership training. Last …

New Scout Term Starting Soon!

28 Aug 2013

Don’t forget your new scout term is starting soon!
Remember to contact your section leader if you haven’t been told when you are starting back!
If you can’t find your leaders contact information check  out the group page on the website!

Last of this Summers Curry Nights

21 Aug 2013

Next week on Wednesday, 28 August at 20:00 will be the last of this summers Curry nights which is helping 12th Dorking to raise funds for a new scout hut to be built, a portion of the profits from the Ali Raj, Newdigate will go into the building fund.

Please book by emailing Tom Stimpson, he can accept notification 48 hours …

New Scout Shop Dates Soon…

14 Aug 2013

Come back soon to check out the new dates for the Districts Scout shop for the coming year.
In stock we have all Section Leaders, Explorers, Scouts, Cubs, and Beavers sweatshirts, shirts trousers, belts, and badges.   We are able to get hold of all scouting equipment (i.e. scarves, flags, camping equipment, gifts, trophies) and lots more.
We stock as much as possible …