Farnham District Scouts – Well Done

Garner’s Field Car Park

Well done to the crew who spent Saturday laying and improving the car park at Garners Field, great teamwork and it looks fantastic.

Thank you – Philip German, Gary Thain, Steve Thames, Neil Peerman, Ian Wilkins, Ian Turton, David Crowe, Guy Elliot, Janet Elliot, Victoria Elliot(Scout), Sophie Elliot(Cub).

Explorer Scouts – Aaron Thain, Monty Warner, Jake Wood, Max Wood

Also Davis Clements and Danielle Amies for helping me preparing a well deserved lunch.

District Cub Scout Quiz – onto County

Thank you to the 3rd’s and 4th’s Cub Scout packs who took part in the District Cub Quiz on last Sunday.

Congratulations to the 3rd’s for winning, they will go on to represent Farnham District at the County Quiz being held in February 2023.

Well Done to the Hogshots

Well done Lennon for coming 1st in the SE junior heat of British Shooting Schools Rifle Championships with Kieran coming 4th and Ewan 5th, Jack came 3rd in the SE intermediate heat, all have made it through to the finals in February together with Jamie shooting pistol.

Happy New Year – Thank you – Welcome to 2023.

Welcome to 2023.

I would like to thank everyone who has volunteered in 2022, Scouting can not happen without your support, commitment and enthusiasm.

2022 Camps and Events

Look at the list of camps and events in 2022: https://farnhamscouting.com/website/camps-and-events-attended-by-farnham-district-scouts/

Its great to see so many camps and especially at Garner’s Field our own District campsite run and maintained by our ‘Monday Crew’ volunteers.


Thank you to Network who once again organised a fantastic Christmas dinner.


District Shop

Thank you to all the volunteers who help us keep the shop open providing our District and surrounding District access to uniform, badges, Scouting gifts.  We re-open Saturday 7th January 2022 – 9:30 – 12:00 and are then open until the end of March on Saturdays 9:30-12 and Thursday 6-8pm.  If you are interested in helping please contact Roy our fantastic Shop manager on scoutshop@farnhamscouting.com.


Leader Training – Saturday 7th January 2022 – 15:00 – 17:00 – Taylor Hall, 5th Farnham Scouts HQ, 32 Frensham Road, Farnham – see attached flyerLeader Training 2023 Poster

Midas Training – Saturday 14th January 2023 – Garner’s Field – Midas (mini bus) Training – https://farnhamscouting.com/website/midas-mini-bus-training/ – contact  midas@farnhamscouting.com for more details

Family Camp – Friday 21st – Sunday 23rd April 2023 – Garner’s Field – bookings open 10th January – look out for the link – if you are new and would like to know more check out this link: https://farnhamscouting.com/website/farnham-district-family-camp/

Date for the Diary:

11th July 2023 – District Social and AGM – All Welcome – Garners Field

14th – 16th July 2023 – Frantic 23 – All Sections – Herons Wey & Garners Field –  Farnham, Haslemere and Godalming activity weekend for Scouts and Guides – https://frantic.scout-events.uk/frantic



24th – 216th February 2023 – Frost Camp – Scouts – Bentley Copse

13th – 14th May 2023 – Beavers Go Wild Camp – Beavers – Bentley Copse

17th June 2023 – Scram – Cubs – Hook Arena

23rd – 24th September 2023 – Beavers Go Wild Camp – Beavers – Bentley Copse

Surrey Events: https://www.surrey-scouts.org.uk/upcoming-events


Farnham District Permit Holders
List of Activity and Nights Away Permit holders and Nights Away Assessors in Farnham:
Farnham District Training Advisors
District Volunteer Opportunities

Training Requirements

Mandatory Training

Please find the training links in one place to help ensure we are all up to date.

All Scout Members: (every 3 years)

Safety(every 3 yrs)- Safety Training | Scouts

Safeguarding – Safeguarding | Scouts

GDPR – GDPR training | Scouts

1st Response – the requirements have changed – 3 On-line module plus 30 minute face to face validation(which can only be done once at Green) or possible conversion from an existing 1st Aid Qualification (please check with training@farnhamscouting.com)

Getting Started: (within 5 month of role) – 

Getting started training | Scouts

Wood Badge: (within 3 years of new role – speak with your Training Advisor) 

Surrey Scouts training Link: there are various on-line session for modules https://www.surrey-scouts.org.uk/training/training-calendar

Thank you


Farnham District Scout Council
Ann-Marie Vinnicombe
District Commissioner
Farnham District Scout Council
T: +44 (0)7410381071 | E: dc@farnhamscouting.com | W: https://www.farnhamscouting.com