Air Rifle Shooting
A very close fought SCW District Scouts Air Rifle Shooting Competition 2017 on Sunday 26/11/17 with just 5 points splitting 3rd to 6th places, while this year the top two shooters were both Girls who finished a good 25+ points ahead of the Boys. A Scout from the 21st finished in first place and a Scout from the 1st Scouts …
An extremely wet and windy competition weekend, we lost both event shelters to the wind but fortunately most of the tents survived the tail end of hurricane Arlene.
Despite the inclement weather all of our teams managed to take part in the competition albeit a soggy one especially the field target.
Here are a few photos taken over the competition weekend.
The 1st Scouts had a great weekend of activities combined with the annual SCW Camping and Cooking contest. This year the 1st Scouts entered 2 teams both pitching a Patrol Tent and Cooking Shelter and cooking a three course meal for the cooking competition.
Here are a few photos taken over the weekend.
Sutton Coldfield West district entered 2 Scouts and 1 Explorer team in to the County Air Rifle Comp 2017.
Both SCW ‘A’ and SCW ‘B’ Scout teams had members of the 1st Scouts, 4 in total out of the 8.
One of our Scouts in SCW ‘A’ finished in second place out of 72 Scouts in the individual competition.
SCW ‘A’ finished in …
The 1st Scouts took 1st and 3rd place individual competition places and took the overall group trophy.
A rally good turnout for this weekends competition thanks to those who took part.
Here are a few photos taken on the day.
If you haven’t yet been to our annual camp to Bisley – National Scout Air Rifle Championships then have a look at this video for a sample of the weekend.
The 1st Scouts attended the Bisley – 40th National Scouts Air Rifle Championship 2016 camp and took a team of 6 Scouts along with several other groups and Explorer units from SCW.
SCW did extremely well this year with for the first time a competitor from SCW Chloe from Exocet finishing in bronze medal position in the Senior Knockout – 2016 …
1st Scouts start the new Autumn term on 15th September 7.15pm @ 1st Scouts Den.
Lots of activities planned for the new term, Air Rifle, Archery, Rock Wall Climbing, Camp at Bisley, Surrey… and much more…
We had a great District Field Target Day at the 21st HQ on Sunday 7th August in fact we had so much fun I forgot to take photos but I did get a few here are some I did take.
The 1st Scouts represented Sutton Coldfield West by making up the entire District A team with the B team being made up of Scouts from the 21st.
We had a very young team compared to many other districts average age of just 11 years old. We finished 8th (A Team) and 11th (B Team) out of 12 teams despite the B Team only having …