Articles Archive for April 2015

25 Apr 2015

Thank you to everyone who helped us to bag pack we raised £1242 which is the most any group has raised apart from their opening weekend. Even better Shrek is applying for matched funding for this though work to try and raise an extra £1000…. Amazing!
That would bring our total to £10,300
Everyone who bag packed on the day should have been rewarded with a Unit 69 badge for their camp blanket.
Not got a camp blanket? … Ask a leader, they are a fantastic way to remember your beaver, cub and …

23 Apr 2015

Representatives from 8th Carlton’s Beavers, Cubs and Scouts attended the St George’s Day service at the Leeds Minster
Ethan and Natalie from our Beaver Colony, Samuel and Elliot from our Cub Pack and Joe and Callum from our Scout Troop paraded our Standards down to the alter at the beginning of the service, following the very smartly turned out Air Cadets from 168 City of Leeds Squdron.
I was very proud of our youth, as were their parents. – Well Done all.
  
   

23 Apr 2015

Happy St George’s Day everyone, we hope you had a good day, the Cubs certainly enjoyed the creative night we planned for them.
We ran two main activities, the first was designing and creating a shield for each Six so that the Knights could use them in battle to save the princess from the dragons…
…and the second activity was making dragon biscuits in the kitchen. I wonder how many biscuits actually made it home?
A special thank you to the very kind Cubs who made a few extra biscuits for the leaders …

2 Apr 2015

Happy Easter everyone!
 
It is also April …so we have a very special Church Parade this month … it is Easter Sunday at the same time!
 
We very much hope to see as many of you as possible on Sunday – I know that Reverend Mandy is planning something special!
 
There are also the usual arrangements for earning points for your team…with extra points for bringing brothers, sisters, Mums, Dads, Grannies and Granddads …and friends too!
 
See you on Sunday!
 
Please be at church, in your smartest uniform for 9.15 in the morning.
 
There will be bacon …

2 Apr 2015

Tonight the Cubs and Scouts had Easter Eggs and fun together!
It had been arranged for two ladies from Thorntons to come in and do an egg decorating session with the our youth.
Elliot had brough in this awesome 8th Carlton-themed egg he had decorated for school – looks brilliant Elliot!

Whilst a group of youth were decorating their eggs, the others played a few games of the ever popular dodgeball… but with a twist this time as we made it silent dodgeball due to a meeting going on in the church above (we …