Photo of Stoke Gifford Scouts taking part in a science activity at UWE.

UWE scientists give Scouts a helping hand

Stoke Gifford’s Old School Room (OSR) Scouts have been busy again since returning from the summer break. A new Scientist Activity Badge being introduced into the system of 69 activity badges has given the Scouts something to get their teeth into and the University of the West of England (UWE) have been more than happy to help out. The troop

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Photo of Chief Scouts's Gold Award winners (l-r) Matthew, Dan, Dylan, Josh and Jack.

Gold awards for OSR troop quintet

On 18th July, the Old School Rooms (OSR) troop of 1st Stoke Gifford Scout Group attended the Pirate Bay Golf Centre in Hambrook to celebrate the end of the summer term and invited the Avon county commissioner Graham Brant along to make the presentations of five Chief Scout’s Gold Awards. Dan White, Matthew Coggan, Josh Nicholson-Warn, Dylan Harrison and Jack

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Photo of members of 1st Stoke Gifford Scout Group on Brownsea Island.

Scouts go back to their roots for group camp

Eighty members of 1st Stoke Gifford Scouts are back from their group summer camp to Brownsea Island (the place Lord Baden-Powell held the first scout camp), writes Andrew Phelps. The history behind this island and the beginning of UK Scouting is a massive draw for Scouts throughout the world and we met troops from Liechtenstein, Australia, Italy and several from

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