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August 7, 2015 Cobden, Explorers, Kinder, Scout Summer Camp Comments Off

On Sunday evening, leaders sorted canvas and other bits and pieces. Tonight all the bags were dropped off ready to throw on the coach tomorrow afternoon.

Meet at the Scout Hut at 15:30 for a 16:00 departure. See you there campers! 

Battle of Marple Dates Announced

April 29, 2015 Group Comments Off

The dates for the 2015 I.C Battle of Marple have just been announced, the dates are the 26th-28th June. We will have the poster (see below) up in the next few days and letters should follow shortly.

We only have 30 places for Scouts available, so make sure you return your letters ASAP.

If you have never participated in Battle of Marple before here is some information about the event.
-The purpose of the Event is prove which scout troop is the best! And have bragging rights for the next year!
- One of the biggest camps run by Marple Scouts!
- The camp is jam packed full of activities, with the sud slide making a regular appearance. The weekend culminates with the grulinat0r, which provides the stage for scouts to prove who is best troop!

BoM 2014 Poster

Bedding Plants 2015

March 31, 2015 Group Comments Off

Bedding Plants

1st Marple Scouts will be running our annual Bedding Plants fundraiser again this year!  With prices held at 2010 prices of just £2 per box, it’s not only a great way to help support a local cause, but also a bit of a bargain!

All you need to do is download and print off this order form, make your selection, and drop it off at the Scout Hut.  The plants can be collected or delivered (free!) on the 11/12th May, and we’ll collect cash on delivery.  Please join in! :)

Cobden at Mellor Lodge

January 18, 2015 Cobden, Scouts Comments Off

For the first camp of the year we went up to Mellor Lodge, this is what we got up to.


On the Friday night the PL’s and APL’s arrived, the first activity of the night was a night hike around Mellor. We wrapped up warm and headed out, first stop Mellor Church. Then it was onto Mellor Cross, with a nice clear night there was amazing views of Manchester and a good amount of stars visible. With our tummies rumbling we headed back to the lodge where we had fish and chips waiting for us. After the fish and chips we then watched a film and it was off to bed.

Ready for the Walk

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Cobden at Cumberland

November 30, 2014 Group Comments Off

T’was the night of the 21st November when Cobden descended upon the cottage. After a very wet approach to the cottage, we all arrived safe and unharmed. Due to the rain, we were bolted down in the cottage. With the fire lit and roaring, a hearty supper was served. Then after supper it was bed time for the scouts.

Saturday morning was an early one! After a traditional breakfast, wooding commenced, and tree’s were felled. The scouts took prime opportunity to make use of the 2 man saw with correct supervision, it proved to be a large source of entertainment for the scouts and the leaders. … Continue Reading


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