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2nd Wisbech Orchards Now have Scouts!

Friday 7th of February at 5.00pm saw the start of 2nd Wisbech Orchards Scout Troop, as it opened for the first time. The event which cumulated in a mass making of the Scout Promise with the young people’s parents present, took place at Wisbech Orchards School.

The new Scout section has come about thanks to demands from the young people in this community area wanting to join in the fun and adventure which is already happening at Beavers and Cubs but they are too old. Scouts is aimed at young people aged 10-14 years.

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Mud, Mud, Glorious Mud

Tolmers Fire & Ice 2014Last weekend saw 20 of Ely District's Scouts and Explorers join up with 1000 others from around the country at the annual Tomers Fire & Ice camp in Hertfordshire.

Activities on offer for the weekend included a fairground, gladiator fighting, shooting, archery, an Argo Cat and a gyroscopic ride. In true Tolmers style, the camp site was oozing with mud from the word go, which didn't phase the Scouts at all....the muddier the better.

Unfortunately we didn't see the sub-zero temperatures experienced at Gilwell's Winter Camp the weekend before, but everyone still enjoyed the weekend.

Here's looking forward to the same time, same place next year!

Scouts braced for cold muddy adventure

Over 200 Scouts from Cambridgeshire forgot the post Christmas blues, the Sales, the Freezing temperatures, the Floods and joined 3000 Scouts and 1000 adults from all parts of the UK in Essex this weekend for the 2014 Gilwell Winter Challenge Camp. The event takes place at Gilwell Park, Chingford London. Gilwell is the home of Scouting and opens its doors every January for challenging adventure weekends which often involves snow and sub zero temperatures.

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Beavers in Tents 2016

Nearly 50 Beavers camping in tents in one field over two nights might sound like a logistical headache for some, but for a small group of volunteers at the Copley Scouting Centre in St Ives this weekend it was a challenge they relished.

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Beavers 30th Anniversary Badge


The Cambridgeshire 30th Anniversary badge is now available to order.

Please download the form from here:

  pdf 30th Anniversary Badge Order form (161 KB)

Being a Leader is fun and rewarding

Being a Beaver leader is great fun but also very rewarding. Its a great way of teaching the children skills they may not necessarily learn in school.


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Beavers Take Flight to Duxford

Early October, nearly 350 Beavers and Adults from across Cambridgeshire spread their wings and took flight to Duxford helping them achieve stage 2 of their Air Activities badge.

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