Night hike and sleep out Fri 24th Nov 2017

This Friday the 24th we will be doing a night hike and then a sleep out at the hut. This is instead of our usual sleep over that is on your programme. Sorry for the short notice of the actual plan.

Please click on the link below for more information.

Consent letter: Night hike and Sleep out 2017 

This is also a sponsored event. You will receive a sponsor form this Tuesday the 21st and we would appreciate all sponsor money to be in by Tuesday 5th December.

The sponsor money will go to a homeless charity voted for by yourselves. Please have a Google of homeless charities and make your decision ready for the vote on Tuesday 21st. 

Please contact Lucy if you have any further queries.

Cooking competition stage 2 – Pizza

In your groups you will be making your own pizza! We will provide the ingredients for the base plus the passata, cheese and basic cooking equipment. Any toppings, sides or special equipment you must bring from home. However, NO NUTS!

Think about:

  • Teamwork – ensure everyone is included and everyone has an input
  • Toppings – chorizo, a fried egg or woodchips
  • Sides – salad, garlic mayo or melted chocolate
  • Properly mixed ingredients and cooked to perfection – you will have the ovens available but it is up to you to remember to take your pizza out
  • Presentation – rolled and served in a bowl or flat as normal in a different shape than round?
  • Hygiene – ensure yourselves and the equipment you are using is clean!

The leaders will judge…

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Cooking competition stage 1 – omelettes

This Tuesday :

In your groups you will be making an omelette dish. We will provide the eggs and basic cooking equipment. Any toppings, sides or special equipment you must bring from home. 

However, NO NUTS!

Think about:

  • Teamwork – ensure everyone is included and everyone has an input
  • Toppings – cheese, onion, smarties
  • Sides – salad, toast, icecream
  • Properly cooked eggs – no icky clear white goo
  • Presentation – served in jars/ on wooden boards/ elevated with cocktail sticks
  • Hygiene – ensure yourselves and the equipment you are using is clean!

The leaders will judge…

Scout SPLASH Event – Sunday 19th November 2017

                 Sheaf Scout Splash      

Dive into a real challenge!

Sunday 19th November 2017 – 6.30 to 8.00pm

Graves Swimming Pool off Bochum Parkway S8 8JR

Back by popular demand and aimed at all Scouts, the fantastic Sheaf Scout Splash is a full hour of fun pool activities and challenges with the emphasis on team work.

Note: Goggles are generally permitted, but may be barred in specific events for safety reasons.

Participants must be able to swim confidently in the deep end.  

Qualified Lifeguards will in attendance throughout this event.

The fun starts at 6.30 –don’t be late!

Will you be there?

Andrew will be taking the names of interested scouts who are able to attend on Tuesday 14th

Eagles patrol night

Firstly, thank you to all of you who helped out at the bonfire night. It was a great night 🙂 hope you all had fun.

Secondly, this Tuesday is Eagles patrol night…there are meat sausages leftover – I will buy some vege sausages. Please design a night to use these up.

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Cub Splash

Date: 12th November 2017

Location: Graves Swimming Pool Bochum Parkway S8 8JR

Time: 18.30 to 20.00 

Info: Sheaf Scout Splash is a fun night of fun pool activities and Challenges and a chance to win a trophy.

Please tell Katie or Leslie if you are interested in being in the team.

NB Swimmers must be able to swim 25m and be confident in the water