Littleport Scouts Group – Aiming High

Littleport Scouts Group – Aiming High

1st Littleport Scout Group have been busy raising funds for a snowy afternoon. You have probably seen members of the 1st Littleport Scout Group out and about at recent local events writes Louise Parfitt. You may well have eaten one of the delicious cakes they have been selling outside the Coop on Main Street numerous times this year or at Crowning Around in May; perhaps they gave you directions at June’s Littleport Leisure Fun Day;…

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Littleport Scouts Group – Going above and beyond the call of duty!

Littleport Scouts Group – Going above and beyond the call of duty!

Two Littleport residents have received awards for their services to young people in the Scout Movement Husband and wife Mike and Diane Philbey received the Bar to the Silver Acorn and 30 years’ Chief Scout’s Service Award respectively for their work supporting young people and adults in the Scouting movement. “I didn’t expect it, to be honest” says Mike. “It was in recognition of the new sections we have opened here in Littleport.” There are…

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Littleport Scouts Group

Littleport Scouts Group

‘Scouting: it’s in my blood!’ When the opportunity came up to start a second Scout Troop in Littleport, Ben Barrett jumped at the chance to be the leader. Here he tells us why. Please can you tell us a little bit about your Scouting background? I’ve been involved with Scouting for about 17 years now. My adventure started as a Cub Scout in Little Downham. As soon as I hit 18, I became a leader…

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Scouting

Scouting

Sailing, gliding, diving, hiking, climbing and, of course, camping – just some of the fun activities the Beavers, Cubs and Scouts of 1st Littleport Scout Group have been up to in the past 12 months. Add to this baking, acting, sleepovers, dementia-awareness raising, and community activities such as the Remembrance Day parade, litter picking and delivering Littleport Life, and you’ll see why so many of Littleport’s young people want to join. Back in 2016, the…

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Scouting around in Littleport

Scouting around in Littleport

Sailing, gliding, diving, hiking, climbing and of course camping – just some of the fun activities the Beavers, Cubs and Scouts of 1st Littleport Scout Group have been up to in the past 12 months. Add to this baking, acting, sleepovers, den building, dementia-awareness raising, and community activities such as litter picking and delivering Littleport Life, and you’ll see why so many of Littleport’s young people want to join. Back in 2016, the waiting list…

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Littleport Scout Troop Taste-Test Takeaways

Littleport Scout Troop Taste-Test Takeaways

Littleport’s scout troop are looking forward now to the spring months of activities, but here is a backward glance to let you know what the group did as part of their active winter programme. The 1st Littleport Scout Troop undertook a taste-testing competition before Christmas! The competition was designed and undertaken by the members of Puma & Tiger Patrol overseen by 12 year old the Institute of Astronomy at Cambridge to learn more about the…

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