Wow! We’re all back safe and sound from ScoutSki 2017 in Passo Tonale. We knew it would be an incredible trip, but, truth be told, this surpassed even our expectations (and then some!) Everything went super-smoothly, everyone made great progress on the slopes, and there were so many highlights that I’m not even sure where […]
Scouts (11 – 14 years old)
There is currently a waiting list for both – sign up via the join form to be added to it.
Whilst both troops meet up separately, there are many activities that they do together – with the annual Easter Camp and Summer Camps a particular highlight, as well as Gang Show, joint walking days (and nights) and other ad hoc activities.
They also face off against each other in the Ian Corbishley Battle of Marple (twitter), when they compete at various challenges across a whole weekend before having a final assault course to decide which troop has bragging rights for the next year!
What we’ve been upto…
In case you’ve missed it, all the updates are on twitter – @marplescoutski Day 5. Not enough ski footage because our head photographer became a boarder for the day, but you get the idea! Another brilliant day! pic.twitter.com/jzv4gpdjMI — Marple ScoutSki 2017 (@MarpleScoutSki) February 22, 2017
Cobden Scouts were up at Cumberland Cottage for our annual end-of-November visit. Having arrived and slogged our way up the path with all our kit in a harsh winter wind on Friday night, we were pleased to find more settled weather on the Saturday and Sunday, with it still being cold (close to freezing!) but
The Scouts headed up to the Lake District for Summer Camp 2016 . If you don’t want to read all about our week in the Lake District, scroll to the bottom for the pictorial version! Saturday 20th We all met at the Scout Hut If you can’t be bothered to read about our week in
On Good Friday, 1 Bradshaw Cub, 5 Cobden Scouts, 5 Combs Explorers, 2 Marple Networkers & 1 leader planted 400 trees. Helped by 2 two dads and 1 little sister. We were fortunate enough to have the best weather of the whole bank holiday weekend. With the sun out, and little cloud in the sky meant
Myself and Wardy met the four Scouts, Tom, Calum, Jack B and Jack H, and set off for Malham. 63 miles and 90(ish) minutes later both cars arrived after taking slightly different routes at Riverside Campsite. Tents were pitched and we got some supper started, hot dogs on some fancy brioche rolls (reduced in Tesco).