Green Beaver’s Blog

27 Nov 2015

The beavers were lucky enough to be able to enjoy a visit up to church with Reverend  Mandy to learn all about the importance of the things in church and what they are used for

27 Nov 2015

Beavers, Cubs and Scouts had a Fantastic time at The Superhero themed Camp.
Activities included Sumo Wrestling in the Church Hall,  Face painting, Model making with Sweets and Biscuits and making Grass heads. We also had Bouncy castles on the Millenium Green.

The weather was fantastic , Cubs put up tents and Scouts put up Hammocks on Millenium Green.
We then indulged in Spag bol, garlic bread and Pudding made by The Scouts who did a fantastic job, Thankyou!!

Everyone sang Happy Birthday to Gracie and she blew her candles out, WOW 6 years old!!!

We …

25 Jul 2015

If your fed up of driving, why not take the Kids out on a Family Dayrover!!
You buy the Dayrover from the travel centre in Leeds or Wakefield Bus station.They cost £11.70, 2 Adults and up to 3 Kids can travel with this ticket all day in West Yorkshire.You can travel on any Bus and Trains, Mon- Friday after 9.30am till midnight. Saturday and Sunday anytime.

We looked on Tripadvisor and decided to visit Beaumont Park in Huddersfield.
We got the train from Leeds to Huddersfield ( only takes 20 mins), We then got …

25 Jul 2015

On Saturday 18th July beavers took part in the beavers county fun day. They took part in different activities including sumo wrestling, rodeo bull and numerous inflatable rides.
Krishan was the first beaver of the day to reach the top of the climbing wall and he did it again later in the day.
All the children enjoyed the inflatables with the assault course been a firm favourite.
The day ended with hot dogs and a camp fire.
The beavers had a brilliant day and thank you to the parents who stayed to help ou

18 Jun 2015

Our 2015 Annual General Meeting was held on Thursday, 18th June at Christ Church, Lofthouse.
The Beaver section gave a verbal report – Cub and Scout sections produced powerports which can be viewed here:

8th Carlton AGM 2015 – Cubs
8th Carlton Scouts AGM Scout Presentation June 2015

Things to note

Assistant Cub Leaders Lucy “Winnie” and Nikee “Shen” and Assistant Scout Leader Kris “Nighthawk” invested
latest member of the Scout Troop, Lewis, invested.
For Beavers:

Ben S won “Beaver of the Year” award
William C won “Greenbeaver Award” award

For Cubs:

Jacob H earned “Cub of the Year” award
Dennis R earned “Best Newcomer” award

For Scouts:

Lauren H won “Best …

6 Jun 2015

8th Carlton Beavers, Cubs and Scouts join in the Bradley Wood Campfire at the end of Saturday after a great evening meal provided by Oo, Winnie and their team. (Thank you!) 

7 Feb 2015

8th Carlton Beavers, Cubs and Scouts took part in the South Leeds and Morley District Swimming Gala at the John Charles Center for Sport on Saturday, 7th February.
Cubs put two teams forward…

Team (A) “Sharks” were Thomas W, Louie F and Harry A.
Team (B) “Dolphins” were Imogen S, Abi R, Henry U and Harry A

… and Alex H came in 3rd for Cubs – well done Alex!

And the 8th Carlton Scout Troop fielded one team at this event – Dan N, Joe R, Joseph B, Josh S and Callum H
The District Commissioner had this …

15 Jan 2015

Beavers had another fun night, making music and playing musical statues

18 Dec 2014

8th South Leeds Carlton Scout Group, Beavers, Cubs and Scouts went to Xscape Castleford for our Christmas Party 2014!. There were two activities arranged for the Cubs, Laserzone or Bowling.
Thanks to Graham “Bald Eagle” for the photos of the children bowling…
Unfortunately I didn’t get any photos of the Cubs and Scouts actually playing Lasertag but here are some photos of them having some pizza and juice in between games. They were also excitedly comparing score cards from the first two games 🙂
Some Leaders helped the children eat the plentiful bounty of pizza…

9 Dec 2014

8th Carlton Leaders were heard singing loudly (but in lovely tuneful voices 😉 ) at the South Leeds and Morley District Carol Service.
It was a great service held at St Paul’s in Drighlington. At the end of the service, the District Comissioner, Chris and the County Comissioner John, presented awards to well deserving youth and adult Scout members.
Bronze Award
First were two of our Cubs who had earned their Chief Scout’s Bronze Award in Beavers… – well done Harry and Imogen!

Silver Award

… followed by 3 of our Scouts who had earned their Chief Scout’s Silver Award …