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2 May 2014

It was great to see so many young people and adults supporting Scouting by attending the Parade to honour the patron saint of Scouting – St George.
The weather held out and we were able to Parade in the sunshine.
There are some photos on the website here.
We also feature on the Derbyshire TImes website;
Link to the News article here.
Link Direct to the video here.
If you have any photos of the Parade let us know via the Contact us page.

7 Apr 2014

Beavers managed to circumnavigate the globe during their “Around The World In A Day” Sleepover.
See the pictures here.
Starting from Tansley they visited, Scotland (Caber Tossing), Mainland Europe (Dinner), Africa (Masks), China (Chopstick Game), Indonesia (Ant, Man, Elephant Game), Australia (Campfire), Mexico (Film) and America (Breakfast and Gold mining).
Safely returning to the UK in time to go home.
Thanks to all involved, a great time was had by all.

23 Mar 2014

Six of our Cubs volunteered to take place in the Premier Team Challenge event that took place on 22nd March 2014. Each pack from the Chesterfield District are invited to enter a team, so competition was fierce!
 
In the event, each team did 12 challenges through the course of the afternoon, based on Scouting skills, teamwork and general knowledge.
 
The six Cubs from Wingerworth worked very hard and combined well as a team to earn top marks during the afternoon and were awarded the competition shield for first place.

2 Mar 2014

Well done to all the Scouts who took part in the Chilly Challenge camp over the weekend.
As well as below zero temperatures overnight on Friday, the Scouts had to cope with no mains water on Saturday.
Not to worry though – Scouts are good at surviving without washing!!

1 Mar 2014

One of our parents mentioned a discount received at the following Outdoor Shop;
Mountain Warehouse offer a 10% discount for members of Beavers/Cubs/Scouts etc – to be eligible for the discount just take a necker and/or an email or letter that you child has received from the Scouting Group to the shop and show when you purchase your goods.
Discounts for other stores have been mentioned in various online forums so it may be worth mentioning at the time of purchase;
Millets, Blacks, Hawkshead, Cotswold Outdoor
Don’t for get to take your Necker along as …

31 Jan 2014

The Scout Panto was again a huge success.  A selections of photos have been added to the website here.
All remembered their lines (almost).  All turned up to rehearsals (almost).  All cast members are still Scouts (almost).
A huge thanks to all the Scouts for their excellent performance, all the families for the exceptional costumes, all the Leaders for their patience and backstage/technical roles.
A big round of applause for James who wrote the script and pulled it all together.
 

30 Jan 2014

Last year, some of the Scouts completed the Photographer Activity badge. The results were fantastic and all received recognition by a local professional.
Well done to all involved.
One of these photographs has been spotted in this weeks Derbyshire Times (page 7). Well done Sam!

4 Dec 2013

Last week, 3rd Wingerworth Scout Group received a donation of a brand new Patrol tent.  The tent was donated by one of the local Freemasonry Lodges.  Scouts and Cubs will greatly benefit from the use of this tent on future camps.
Many thanks to the Freemasons for their generous donation.
Click here to see the photo.

3 Dec 2013

What a great turn out we had for the Remembrance Service.  Thanks to all who attended including those who came to the rehearsal.
Please find a few photos here courtesy of a Beaver parent.

8 Nov 2013

Have you seen the Lego Minifigs?
There are now special Scouting Minifigs – Beaver, Cubs, Scouts and more.
You can even design you own Minifig to have our Group Necker colours too.
Click here to take you to the Scouting Minifigs Shop.