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1st Foots Cray Scout Group News

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  • £500 Grant for New Tents

    4th August 2021

    Magic Little Grant through the partnership between Localgiving and Postcode Society have awarded the Group a £500 grant to help us buy more tents for the Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Explorers to use. This will help us replace some of our more ageing and damaged tents. Postcode Society...

  • Arnold Clark Community Fund

    16th June 2021

    On behalf of the Group we would like to send a huge thank you to www.ArnoldClark.com, as they have presented us with a grant of £1,0000 as part of their Community Fund. We are planning to spend this on buying new tents, that can then be used by our Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Explorers....

  • New Heating Installed

    15th June 2021

    Thanks to several grants we have been able to continue the hall improvements/repairs projects and have replaced the old wall fan heaters with a new air heat system. Not only will these be more energy efficient to run, they also have built-in UV, ioniser and air filters to help remove bacteria,...

  • HQ Improvement Works Continue

    2nd June 2021

    Thanks to the hard work of Richard and Alex even more work has been completed at the HQ to improve the facilities and surroundings for all our members. Repairs and replacing the fence over the bank holiday weekend, installing a new post for the phone cable and a new outdoor boot store, are just...

  • Explorer Scouts Invested

    14th May 2021

    Our first seven Explorers were invested into Excalibur ESU last night 1st Foots Cray were one of the first Group's in Sidcup to offer Explorer Scout provision in Sidcup  when they started, unfortunately the unit closed a number of years ago, but we are delighted to re-establish a new unit to...

  • Get Active; Enjoy the Outdoors & Challenge Yourself

    8th March 2021

    We are delighted to announce that the Group has been awarded a grant of £3,780 to purchase lightweight camping and expedition style equipment. This will enable our young people to start planning their expedition challenges and enjoy the outdoors, as the lockdown restriction are lifted in...

  • Spot The Difference

    5th March 2021

    Our Bouldering wall is ready and waiting for use. Thanks to a grant we obtained last year from Localgiving & Postcode Community Trust - Magic Little Grants 2020 which helped cover the cost of the material, and the work of our Treasurer Richard and Alex (one of the Group's Young Leaders), who ...

  • Explorer Scout Unit - Restarts

    16th February 2021

    After more than 15 years we are delighted that our Explorer Unit is restarting. Thanks to lots of work behind the scene we received confirmation today that we can reestablish a unit based at our Group. The unit will offer activities for 14-18year olds and we are looking to start running session...

  • Group published in Australia Scout Magazine

    20th January 2021

    1st Foots Cray Cubs & Scouts make it into Australia Scout Magazine Last June members of the 1st Foots Cray Scout Group met online with 2nd Footscray Cubs and Scouts from Melbourne Australia.   This is the write up of the event. ...

  • Letter from the Mayor

    20th September 2020

    A letter from Councillor James Hunt, Mayor of Bexley thanking all our Leaders, Executive Committee, supports and helpers for all they have done to enable us to continue providing online and face to face meetings during the recent times. ...

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Latest news

£500 Grant for New Tents
4th August 2021

Arnold Clark Community Fund
16th June 2021

New Heating Installed
15th June 2021

Upcoming events

Go Ride
23rd October 2021, 10:00 - 12:00

Go Ride
26th February 2022

Go Ride
26th March 2022, 10:00

Latest photos

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Previous camps & activities

Cub Camp Nov 2011
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Cubs & Scouts Sailing & Canoeing Day - Danson - June 2012
Frylands Camp Jan 2012
Cub Camp Nov 2011
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