Happily this year's St George's Parade was a dry one compared to previous years and once again ASJ's Beavers, Cubs and Scouts did a fantastic job providing this year's District Colour Party. The Chorley District flags were presented to the Rt. Honorable Sir Lindsay Hoyle MP, who is Chorley's Member of Parliament, the Deputy Speaker of the House of Commons and the President of Chorley District Scouts and Cath Lee, Chorley Scouts' District Commissioner.
Parade completed, the Scout Groups were dismissed to have fun on the bouncy castles and play with their friends on the park.
A big thank you to all of the Beavers, Cubs and Scouts who made it to today's parade and to those of you who have taken part in events over the last year as the District's Colour Party Scout Group.
Well done to our Young Leader Ben and the Beavers for their significant contribution to Chorley's Food Bank!
Ben has been an ASJ Beaver, Cub and Scout and is now doing a superb job as a Young Leader in our Beaver Section. Last week he planned the Thursday night's session, as part of a wider Community Impact theme, with the Beavers making and decorating their own money boxes. These money boxes were then used to raise funds for Chorley's Food Bank, which Ben purchased and dropped off personally. The Foodbank volunteers were very impressed their generous contribution!
This project will also help the Beavers to achieve their Community Impact Badge and Ben who is working towards his Chief Scout's Platinum Badge.
Keep up the good work!
The Chorley LIFE Centre has been open for a year, yet ASJ Cubs were privileged to be the first Scout Group in Lancashire to visit this amazing facility!
LIFE has been purpose built to inspire NHS careers and support health and well-being in people aged five years and upwards. The facility has been designed to include practical based teaching and also includes VR and AV technology. The trip included role plays for the Cubs on a Virtual Ward, working in a simulated Emergency Department and watching fascinating 3D movies in the cinema auditorium!
We entered with Cubs who knew nothing about how the NHS works and we left with many aspiring doctors, nurses, pharmacists, radiographers and NHS support staff!
A big thank you to Sarah (an Advanced Nurse Practitioner from Chorley ED) and Brittany one of the Centre's Tutors for running the sessions.
Could you be an Assistant Leader or Parent Helper? We're currently recruiting to our Beaver Scout section - please send us a message, call Phil on 07764 861319 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more details
After a one year intermission Summer Family Camp is back, in the beautiful surroundings of Waddecar, on the weekend of 7th - 9th June 2019. This year, as always, it'll be an action-packed weekend for Beavers, Cubs and Scouts and all of the family.
We love to have families join us on camp but if camping's not your thing there will be lots of Beavers, Cubs and Scouts camping with their friends.
If you're interested then please read the FAQs document below on Scribd or, alternatively, you can download it as a pdf...
Here's some photos from the last family camp, which was held in July 2017 at the Waddecar Scout Activity Centre...
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As a thank you, everyone taking part will be entered into a draw of £500 to spend at Scout Store or Scout Adventures. Please click on the link below to take part...
The Cubs did a fantastic job tonight patching up their patients and learning First Aid skills... the "blood" didn't put them off eating their pancakes either!
Well done to James who was awarded his Chief Scout Silver Badge tonight and welcome to Amelia and Flynn who were invested as Cub Scouts!
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