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The aim here is to keep you parents, helpers and members up to date with the latest news and events taking place with Farnham District Scouts.

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2 months ago

This is nice to receive.Back in April at our District family camp this kids was in a complete panic the second the boat rocked a tiny bit as it entered the water but taking a little time on the bank with him while the rest of the volunteers covered me I was able to convince him to have a second go with me in the water 1-1 and an (unnecessary but he didn't know that) safety line attached to the boat, his parents at the time were very grateful as once he says no to something he never gives it another try normally.Sometimes you just have to approach the kids in a slightly different way.We have such a great team at Blackwater Valley Canoe Club that gives up so much time to make these things possible, this year we seemed to have a lot of 1-2-1s on the water with younger children (I remember 3 of us tied up on one of the sessions) just shows how together we gave them the confidence to try something they would have normally not even tried.Same thing happens on the other events too, especially the climbing Bill runs.Well done to everyone we broke our family camp record for people in the water this year too. ... See MoreSee Less
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2 months ago

Well here we go !From today our Scout Summer Camp season gets well and truly underway with 6 weeks worth of groups from all over the country (and abroad) staying with us at Gradbach Scout Camp.First up are 1st Holbrook (Bourne) Scouts (Derbyshire Scouts), 5th Farnham Scouts (Farnham District Scouts / Surrey Scouts), 1st Holgate Scout Group (North Yorkshire Scouts), 142 Fullwood Scouts (South Yorkshire Scouts), Kenilworth District Scouts (Warwickshire Scouts), Southampton SSAGO, and from the Netherlands Scouting OPV-Schoonoord. Also on site just for the weekend we welcome 5th Matlock Scouts (Derbyshire Scouts) and 2nd Heald Green Scout Group / Phoenix ESU (Greater Manchester East Scouts (GME).Hopefully the weather stays good and we look forward to watching your adventures over the next week whilst on or off site. ... See MoreSee Less
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