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Merrick Cleans Up

Merrick Cleans Up

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Merrick from 1st Burnmoor Cubs, Durham has been using his litter picker to keep things tidy on his daily walks, and protecting the local wildlife. To litter pick safely use a litter picker and protective glovesbe careful of heavy thingsdon't pick up anything sharpdon't pick up poodont litter pick on the roadAlways take a grownup to helpwash your hands after litter picking and dont put your hands near your face Have fun and enjoy making a difference Well done Merrick Here's a message from the County Commissioner for Durham If you'd like to send us a report about what you've been doing head to scout.radio/report for tips and tricks.
Win our Brand New Scouting From Home Badge: Winners

Win our Brand New Scouting From Home Badge: Winners

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Emily from 1st Coombs Wood and Catty went to the moon and saw satellites in the night sky Dale from 8th Barking and Dagenham Kayaking through the lockdown Some more of our favourites Want to be the first person to get a scout radio scouting from home badge? Enter our competition. All you need to do is take part in the most exciting activity you can at home. Whether its scuba diving in the bath. Surfing on your drive way or Sailing on your sofa Head to the scout radio facebook pageComment a picture or video of you doing your activity on our facebook postand then share the post with your friends. The scout radio team will decide which the most exciting activities are and the people in the picture will win a brand new scout radio scouting from home badge. Comp...
Scouts Jump for the NHS

Scouts Jump for the NHS

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Olivia and Samuel from the 19th Purley in Croydon District are jumping on their trampoline for 5 hours on Sunday 3rd May to raise funds for the NHS and they've sent us a report. On finding out that Olivia and Samuel had raised over £500 Deputy District Commissioner for Croydon Margaret Tyler said "That's amazing, the district team are very proud of them. Keep up the good work and enjoy your camp at home" Well done Olivia and Samuel from everyone at Scout RadioYou can visit their just giving page below. https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/louise-clitherow5 If you'd like to send us a report of what you've been doing send it to [email protected] There are tips and tricks of how to create a report at scout.radio/report
Togetherness

Togetherness

Events, National Events, News, Uncategorized
For St Georges Day Scoutadelic put together a world wide St Georges day video and promise renewals. Live on Scout Radio Mike from Scoutadelic said "With the lockdown theres more people getting interested, we've had scouts and cubs from Canada, Australia, all over....we have 22 different scouters from 18 different countries...the normal renewal of our promises and a modern take on baden powells last words" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BzcLlcKKPlQ Scout radio have audio described the video for those without sight. https://scout.radio/play/scoutadelic-togetherness-worldwide-st-georges-day-event-audio-described-by-scout-radio/
Scoutcast Episode 3 for Beavers and Cubs

Scoutcast Episode 3 for Beavers and Cubs

Scoutcast, Uncategorized
Welcome to Episode 3 of Scoutcast for the Beavers and Cubs – a weekly show for helping them achieve their badges whilst they can’t go to their normal meeting night. https://scout.radio/play/scoutcast-episode-3/ This was recorded live earlier in the week, however you can now go through the activities step by step by listening to each audio clip, have fun! This week, Jack and Amy, share some ideas about how to get the most out of your camp at home and work towards the Beavers camp craft badge. Then you'll have a go at the emergency aid stage 1 badge listen out for the secret password then head to www.scout.radio/badge to get your certificate. Here’s them talking about what you need and what you’re going to do! If your camp has been cancelled (or if yo

Scoutcast: Carry on Our Story

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Our friends at the Pawprint Family have given us the start of one of their paw print tales and we want you to carry it on! Visit the Pawprint website for more stories, trails and badges That's an activity that could be counted as part of your skills challenge, creative activity badge, and reading books counts towards your book reader badge! The words are by Danny Thompson and the books are being published by Pawprint Tales, retailing for £7.00 and available to pre-order from www.pawprintfamily.comHere is the opening for ‘Alfie and the waterless Bath’:– Alfie awoke from a sackful of snores,  With a scruff and a woof and a scramble of paws. To adventure! He thought, as he sniffed through the air, To see if adventure was already there.  But all that was sniffing
Scoutcast Beavers – Episode 1 – Navigator Badge, Stage 1, and My Skills Challenge

Scoutcast Beavers – Episode 1 – Navigator Badge, Stage 1, and My Skills Challenge

Scoutcast, Uncategorized, Virtual Scouting
Welcome to this week's edition of Scoutcast for the Beavers - a weekly show for helping them achieve their badges whilst they can't go to their normal meeting night. This was recorded live earlier in the week, however you can now go through the badges step by step by listening to each audio clip, good luck! Photo by Annie Spratt on Unsplash This week, Jack and Amy give stage 1 of the Navigator badge a go and after that they're going to give parts of the My Skills Challenge. Remember: listen out for the secret password then head to www.scout.radio/badge to get your certificate. Here's them talking about what you need and what you're going to do! Hello from Amy in Manchester and Jack in South London Click the play button in the box below to hear the s...
Amir Cheema, the new UK Commissioner for Adult Support

Amir Cheema, the new UK Commissioner for Adult Support

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