Photo of a group of Stoke Gifford Army Cadets with the drill competition winners' shield.

By the left… Army Cadets’ hat-trick of successes

The Stoke Gifford Detachment of the Bristol Army Cadet Force (ACF) recently competed in the B Company Bristol ACF Annual Inter-Detachment Drill Competition. The competition, which was held during their Company Navigation Weekend Camp in March, took place at Knook Camp on Salisbury Plain Training Area. B Company Navigation weekend is traditionally the first of four weekend camps of the

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Photo of a group of Beaver Scouts standing outside the Lovell Centre.

First-ever camp for Little Stoke Beavers

Are you afraid of the Gruffalo? Well, the 1st Little Stoke Beaver Scouts certainly aren’t! The weekend of 23rd and 24th March saw a group of sixteen excited Beavers spend just over 24 hours at Woodhouse Park campsite near Almondsbury, staying in the Lovell Centre. On arrival the Beavers all enjoyed their packed lunches before one group enjoyed facing their

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Photo of Cdts Bishop,Massey and Porter performing a Command Task.

Could the Army Cadet Force be for you?

The Stoke Gifford detachment of the Army Cadet Force (ACF) is on the lookout for new recruits as well as adult volunteers. Located in the after-school club next to St Michael’s Primary School on Ratcliffe Drive, the Cadets are one of the most established detachments in the area, having won numerous awards for winning drill and football competitions. Once you

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Photo of pancake cooking at 1st Little Stoke Scouts.

Pancake fun for 1st Little Stoke Scouts

As part of their Shrove Tuesday celebrations, the Beaver and Scout sections enjoyed learning about Shrove Tuesday then making and eating pancakes. The Scout section measured and weighed ingredients and then used the gas camping stoves to cook their pancakes. They then worked hard to see how many times they could flip the pancake. Finally, the Scouts all enjoyed eating

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Photo of Scouts being taught morris dancing by a visiting side.

Morris dancing lessons for jamboree trip Scouts

Avonation World Scout Jamboree Unit 70 attended St. Michael’s Primary School in Stoke Gifford on Sunday 17th February to continue their preparation for the 24th World Scout Jamboree which takes place in West Virginia, USA from 22nd July to 2nd August. It will bring together Scouts from all over the world to experience new adventures, cultures and friendships. As part

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