The 1st Scouts supplied one of the activities at the Sutton Coldfield Community Games on 8th – 9th July 2017.
Thanks goes out to both the leaders and Scouts who volunteered to man the activity over the two days. The Tomahawk throwing was the talk of the games with the organisers wandering what else we can come up with for next …
The 1st Scouts competed in the 2017 raft race and despite a hiccup at the start which ended up with them leaving the hard in last place managed to finish with all five crew who started still on board.
Well done to those who took part in both the building and the race it self.
Here are a few photos taken on …
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 …
Many thanks goes out to Sutton Coldfield Charitable Trust for funding the purchase of our new Archery equipment. The new equipment will be used by Cubs and Scouts at the 1st Sutton Coldfield Scout Group and also Sutton Coldfield West District and at County Events.
Here are a couple of photos taken after the range was set up for our Group Exec …
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 …
The SCE/SCW raft race run in July made it on to local TV, play the video and have a look, some shots of the 1st Scouts are in it. Go to 1 min 43 seconds for a shot of our raft on the water.
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.