2018/2017 Activities

 Coming Up in 2018

Sun 22 April St George's Day event Fylde District Scouts HQ, St Annes
Sun 13 May Jamboree on the Trail hike (Beavers) Beacon Fell
Sat 9 June Kirkham and Wesham Club Day Kirkham, Wesham
Sun 10 June Kirkham Civic Sunday service St Michael's church, Kirkham

 

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Jan - March

Group

  • Brilliant news for 2nd Kirkham - 3 Scouts and Young Leaders have been selected as 3 of the 4 successful candidates who will attend the 24th World Scout Jamboree in 2019 in West Virginia, USA.
  • Enjoyed a joint Beaver/Cub Winter Camp at DHQ, St Annes alongside a Scout Camp

Beavers

  • Visited Pets at Home
  • Had an accessibility survey walk

Cubs

  • Had a brilliant visit to BAE Systems
  • Completed the Hobbies, and Pioneering badges
  • One Cub came 4th in the District Chess Competition and will now represent Fylde District at the County Chess Competition

Scouts

  • Had a training weekend for the County 'Bowlander' navigation competition
  • Enjoyed an electrical LED modelling evening

 
======  2017 ======

Sept - Dec

Group

  • Good support on our Maintenance Day resulted in cleared paths, filled potholes, cleaned gutters, cleared bric-a-brac
  • A noisy double-decker bus visited the Blackpool Illuminations
  • We attended Kirkham's Remembrance Day service and parade
  • We hosted a District presentation evening on International Opportunities for Young People aged 14+ from 2017-2019
  • We ran a Hot Dog stall at the Kirkham Lights switch-on and made £100 for the Christmas Lights organisation and £80 for the Group
  • We attended the Christingle Service at St Michael's church

Beavers

  • We had a noisy and energetic Open Evening with plenty of parents who got involved with all the action
  • Started Photographers Badge, Communicator Badge, and Skills Challenge Badge
  • Completed Health & Fitness Badge
  • Held a Diwali night and made Diwali Candles
  • Made Halloween Crafts
  • 14 went on the Group Blackpool Illuminations Trip
  • Had a joint evening with the Cubs. Had a campfire
  • We are having a night at DHQ – Climbing and Shooting

Cubs

  • Had a very successful Survival Camp which involved kayaking, hiking, camping and cooking
  • Completed the Road Safety Badge, International Badge
  • Starting the My Faith Badge
  • Went on the Group Blackpool Illuminations Trip
  • Had a joint evening with the Beavers. Had a campfire
  • Visited Weeton Barracks
  • Attended a Survival Camp to Mowbreck (older Cubs)
  • Had a Chef`s Camp at the Scout Hut (younger Cubs)
  • Attende the District Christmas Party on a Christmas Cracker theme at St Cuthbert's church, Lytham

Scouts

  • Had a very successful Survival Camp which involved kayaking, hiking, camping and cooking
  • Attended the Crew Challenge at Beacon Fell
  • Attended the District Older Scout weekend camp

 April - July

Group

  • We were probably the largest Group at the District St George's Day event at St Annes
  • 54 of us attended an action-packed 3-day Family Camp at Waddecar, near Beacon Fell
  • We took part in Kirkham's Club Day walk
  • We attended the Mayor's Civic Sunday service

Beavers

  • Enjoyed a joint meeting with the Cub Pack
  • Also held a joint meeting with 1st Clifton Beavers
  • Worked towards the Cyclist and Global Issues badges

Cubs

  • The Pack visited the Fire Station at Springfields working for the Fire Safety badge
  • They visited 'Pets at Home' for the Animal Carer badge
  • Further work was done for the Naturalist badge
  • Enjoyed a joint meeting with the Beaver Colony

Scouts

  • Had a Survival Camp at Mowbreck campsite

January - March

Beavers

  • Enjoyed a joint Winter Camp with the Cubs at DHQ, St Annes
  • Learnt campfire songs and how to pack a sleeping bag and rucksac
  • Chinese New Year / Polish Night / Pancake Night / St Patrick's Day
  • Creative and Oudoor Challenge badgework

Cubs

  • Enjoyed a joint Winter Camp with the Beavers at DHQ, St Annes
  • Held two Music Talent evenings listening to Cubs making music
  • Were visited by a dentist
  • Were visited by the YMCA (not dentists!)
  • Pancake Night

Scouts

  • Two evenings of Climbing, Archery & Shooting at DHQ, St Annes
  • Went cycling at the Manchester velodrome
  • Held a wide game at Beacon Fell as a joint activity with Eccleston Scouts
  • Pancake “Bake-Off “ Challenge 
  • DIY badgework