Trip to Folkestone Ski Centre

Ten Scouts from Sandwich Scout troop joined other members of the Scout District for an afternoon of Skiing and Tobogganing on the dry ski slopes of Folkestone Ski Centre on Saturday, 31st March, 2012. [Read more…]

Runners Up in District 5-A-Side Football Competition

On Saturday, 24th March, 2012, the Scouts’ District 5-A-Side Football Competition took place at Warden House School in Deal.  Five teams took part from 2nd Deal, 5th Deal, 7th Deal, 9th Deal and an All-Stars Team made up of members from 2nd Deal and 5th Deal.

The team from Sandwich (7th Deal) managed to reach the final, but were beaten by the team from 2nd Deal.  Both teams received medals presented by the Assistant District Commissioner for Scouts, Peter Marsh.  He also thanked all the teams for taking part and the 9th Deal (Ash) Leaders for organising the competition.

Cub Scouts Receive Top Award

A Cub Scout presentation evening was held at the Sandwich Scout Headquarters when 27 Cub Scouts received their Chief Scout’s Silver Award Certificates.

The presentations were made by the Rev. Howard Pashley of Sandwich. The event was also attended by Mavis Marsh and Kath Goodwin, both District Cub Scout Leaders and the Deal, Walmer, Sandwich and District Commissioner Ian Mackenzie.

The Chief Scout’s Silver Award is the highest award which children in the Cub Scout Section can achieve. Having gained this award, the young people then move on to the Scout Section and carry the badge forward to wear on their Scout uniform.

After making the presentations, [Read more…]

Chelsea swims the English Channel

Congratulations to Chelsea Callow who was a member of the Dover Lifeguards Relay Team of 6 who swam the English Channel in 11 hours and 39 minutes last Saturday, 20th August, 2011.  Also in the Team was Lewis Young who used to be a Cub Scout in our Group.

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