Challenge Hike!

On Sunday 9th March twenty eight teams descended on Holmbury St Mary for the annual district Challenge Hike. Despite a cold start we were blessed with a lovely warm spring day, which really helped every one enjoy their walks. Under 13 Scouts, Over 13 Scouts & Explorer teams were challenged with morning & afternoon session…

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Swimming Gala 2014

Epsom & Ewell District’s annual Swimming Gala is a chance for all Cubs, Scouts and Explorer Scouts to represent their own Groups and compete for individual medals and the overall Group Winner’s trophy. This year’s results were as follows: Cub Scouts: 1st: 8th/14th Epsom 2nd: 2nd Ewell 3rd: 7th Epsom (Apache) Scouts: 1st: 7th Epsom…

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1st Cuddington Scouts pass Royal Navel Inspection

In late November, 1st Cuddington hosted Lieutenant Commander Gray; the Royal Navy’s Staff Officer Sea Scouts; for their regular inspection. After spending time in the afternoon visiting the Group’s boathouse, reviewing the self assessment form and chatting with Explorers who are young leaders; Lt Cmdr Gray attended the formal inspection which featured members of all…

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District Commissioner’s Notes – December 2013

Saturday 16th November saw the District’s Annual Emergency Aid Badge day take place. Once again Beaver Scouts, Cub Scouts, Scouts and Explorer Scouts could complete their requisite ‘Stage Badge’ between 1 & 4. Following very attentive and enthusiastic participation, over 80 badges were attained, including one Cub Scout achieving his Stage 3 badge. Congratulations to…

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Helping at the Lord Mayor’s Show

On Saturday 9th November 51 members of the 8th/14th Epsom Air Scout Group set out at 7.00am to go to this year’s Lord Mayor’s Show in the City of London. The 8th/14th Epsom Air Scouts, Explorer Air Scouts and Leaders along with adult supporters helped at the event by selling Souvenir Programmes in the City…

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Walton Firs Presentation to the Lord Lieutenant

Explorer Scout Lucy and Scout Patrol Leader Matthew from the 2nd Cuddington Scout Group in Epsom & Ewell presented the Lord Lieutenant of Surrey – Dame Sarah Goad DCVO JP – with the first commemorative brochure to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Walton Firs Activity Centre. Both Lucy and Matthew have camped and used…

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Cross country run!

From Beavers to Explorers, hundreds of Epsom & Ewell members turned out at Horton Country Park for the annual District Cross Country Run.The course length is varied for each age range, meaning that everyone can have a go!…

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