Cotswold Marathon – Virtual Event

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After the success of our virtual event in 2021, we are going for round 2! For those who can’t compete in the main event, want another challenge or want to use it as practice hikes, we are offering our “Virtual Event” whether you’re a leader wanting a challenge for your section or a parent wanting

Discover Scuba Diving

Brockworth Sports Centre Mill Lane, Gloucester

Have you tried scuba diving? You can have a one-hour taster session with us to see if you would like it. The sessions are organised by the Octopus Explorer Unit and uses the professional JC Scuba Dive School instructors to deliver the session. These sessions are open to Scouts and Explorers (and if there are

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Volunteer recruitment workshops – Attracting New Volunteers & Registering Interest

Zoom (Joining instructions will be sent via email.)

Attracting New Volunteers: How does your group recruit? Why do we volunteer? Where did our journey with Scouts begin? We are good at attracting people to volunteer when they know what scouting is all about - perhaps they were a Cub Scout once or they have children in the movement. But what if they have

GSLs & Group Chairs online meeting

Zoom - Details available at website nearer the time

Join the UK Leadership Team and Executive Leadership Team for our first ever online meeting specifically for Group Scout Leaders and Chairs. Find out more and add it to your calendar using this link, You can also watch a recording of the last GSL & Group Chairs online meeting using the above link. Who’s it

Cotswold Marathon – Main Event

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The Cotswold Marathon is a winter night hike around Gloucester and over the Cotswold Hills. There are 3 routes:- Bronze 10miles, Silver 20miles and Gold 30miles. There is a maximum time limit of 6, 11 and 16 hours respectively. The Marathon is over varying terrain making it necessary for team members to have a good

All members online meeting

Zoom - Details available at website nearer the time

Join the UK Leadership Team and Executive Leadership Team for our online meetings, giving you the key updates and help to support you in your role. Find out more and add it to your calendar using this link, You can also watch a recording of the last All Members online meeting using the above link.

Volunteer recruitment workshops – The Perfect Match? & Prepared for Action

Zoom (Joining instructions will be sent via email.)

The Perfect Match: There is no point squeezing a round peg into a square hole. A volunteer is much more likely to stay for the long haul if they are comfortable and satisfied in their work. So this first workshop of the morning is all about matching what we need versus what a new volunteer

Volunteer recruitment workshops – Welcoming New Volunteers & Starting Out

Zoom (Joining instructions will be sent via email.)

Welcoming New Volunteers: Joining a friendly, functional team (no matter how small) is a pleasing experience that a new volunteer is happy to be a part for the long haul. This first workshop of the morning is all about the Why's and How's of the warm, open armed welcome - we are a family after

Expedition Charlene Weekends

Eastcombe

Expedition Challenge (Scouts) with Hikes Away and Navigator Badges. Two Weekends – both required, Expedition Challenge Weekend (Scouts) (W1) 1st/3rd April AND (W2) 22nd/24th April £55* W1: Friday/Sunday: Expedition Training based at Eastcombe Scout Headquarter HQ. Training is done whilst on accompanied hikes with experienced leaders and will include map reading, compass work, route planning, first aid, hike camping,

£55

PADI Open Water Scuba Diver Qualification Course

  There's been a lot of enthusiasm out there for scuba diving recently. Is it the blue sea, crystal clear water, beautiful multi-coloured fish swimming happily just inches away from you in the tropical River Severn? ………………………………….…….. (editor - Who wrote this rubbish? ) Perhaps it’s the fun and sheer delight of making the leader

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