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St Saviour’s Church, Brockley Rise, Forest Hill, SE23, London SE23 1EG



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Above: Our Scout Hut

About Us

If you think Scouting’s just about knots, woggles and big shorts, then be prepared to be surprised. It’s how Richard Branson, Barack Obama and David Beckham got their start in life and you can benefit too.

The 11th Forest Hill is a busy and vibrant scout group in the heart of Honor Oak. We have a beaver colony, cub pack, scout troop and an explorer section all of which have a varied and exciting programme of activities.

Our Beavers and Cubs meet on a Wednesday whilst our Scouts and Explorers meet on a Friday. We are fortunate to be able to meet in our our own purpose built scout hut.

Beavers (6–8 years old)

Cubs (8-10½ years old)

Scouts (10½–14 years old)
Explorers (14 + years old)

Meeting Times

Beavers- Wed 6:15pm-7pm

Cubs- Wed 7:30pm-8:30pm

Scouts- Fri 7:30 pm-9:00pm
Explorers - Fri times vary depending on activities


Contact us

Telephone: 07740768918

E-mail: 11thforesthillscoutgroup@gmail.com  


Address: The Scout Headquarters • St. Saviour’s Church • Herschell Road • Forest Hill • London • SE23 1EX


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Activity Letters

Group GDPR Statement/Policy: 
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1LNmn_hkDYx2Z00KGsv2-Z6i-q8HaHd6myBfjVe53qGk/edit?usp=sharing 

Remote Scouting Update (Jan 2022):

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1mehyW_zL8upiuxgILY1daQxiiti8hZpY_VFWhLl4tAM/edit?usp=sharing





Covid Risk Assessment

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1jmmIxx4spIgtkrTBg45orAx5zIggvckv/view?usp=sharing 


What we've got planned

** Reduced Session size to facilitate cleaning between sessions (to be reviewed at next committee meeting): Beavers 18:15-19:00, Cubs 19:30-20:30 & Scouts 19:30-21:00

 

Beavers

Cubs

Scouts

Explorers



19th & 21st Jan

ONLINE SESSION

ONLINE SESSION

ONLINE SESSION


26th & 28th  Jan

ONLINE SESSION

ONLINE SESSION

ONLINE SESSION

ONLINE SESSION

2nd & 4th Feb

ONLINE SESSION

ONLINE SESSION

ONLINE SESSION

ONLINE SESSION

Sun 6th   Feb 

Group Family Hike – Three Commons Hike (Bromley)

9th Feb

Committee Meeting

14th Feb

Half Term

23rd & 25th Feb

Badge Night

Badge Night

Board Games

Board Games

2nd & 4th Mar

Karate Taster

Karate Taster

Karate Taster

Karate Taster

Sat 5th Mar

Green Champion Adventure 09:30-12:30 @ Scout Hut


 

 

** Reduced Session size to facilitate cleaning between sessions (to be reviewed at next committee meeting): Beavers 18:15-19:00, Cubs 19:30-20:30 & Scouts 19:30-21:00



 






Summer Fete

Don't miss out on our annual Summer Fete, which takes place on Sunday the 26th of September. There will be live music, acts, stalls, activities, food and even some craft beers and wines. A great way to spend a sunny afternoon.

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Badges

In each section there are a variety of badges available: activity badges (which are earned for learning about a specific skill or activity) and challenge badges (which are about changing the way you think about things).

To find out about beaver badges follow this link

https://members.scouts.org.uk/supportresources/sea...

To find out about cub badges follow this link

https://members.scouts.org.uk/supportresources/sea...

to find out about scout badges follow this link

https://members.scouts.org.uk/supportresources/sea...

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BEAVER UNIFORM


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The Big Adventure

‘I wasn't involved in Scouting until someone asked me and I jumped at the chance. Adventure isn't just for young people or those of us already wearing neckerchiefs; it's for everyone. There's lots of talent among our 800,000 parents. Let's bring some of that into Scouting. Just ask - that's all it takes.’

Bear Grylls - Chief Scout

Why help?

There are many reasons why adults choose to volunteer for Scouting. Here are some that existing volunteers have given:

  • To give something back to the community: ‘I believe the kids get such a lot out of it; I just put a bit back for what the kids take out.’
  • To support the Leaders: ‘They give so much, you’ve got to give some of that back.’
  • Because volunteering is a ‘good thing’: ‘I just personally believe that you should always do some kind of voluntary work…otherwise nothing would get done in this world.’
  • As an enabler, so the Leader can do more:‘If I can help Sam, our Leader, out by doing the little things, then it means she has got more time to give the kids and then they get more out of it.’
  • To spend more quality time with your child:‘David used to go on his PlayStation2 while I read the paper after school and work – now we get a chance to do activities together.’
  • To develop your own skills: ‘I hadn’t used a compass since I was a Scout. After I learned how to use one again, I take one out on family walks. We get lost less than we used to!’
  • To enjoy and rediscover adventure for yourself: ‘We had a water fight at Beavers the other week, it was great!’