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Scoutivity Day 2015

Our Scouts have been enjoying the annual Scoutivity day at Hargreaves campsite. With activities including air rifles, gladiators, axe throwing, zorb football and go karting see if you can spot which Scout fell asleep in the face painting tent!

Group Centenary

Friday 10th April 2015 marks 100 years since the 23rd Poplar first met. We’ve come a long way from a small group of boys aged 11-18 meeting for the first time inspired by Scouting for Boys and we’ve got a

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Brownsea Island Centenary Camp

Easter weekend saw our Cubs and Scouts take to Brownsea Island for our centenary camp. Brownsea Island was the home to Baden Powell’s first experimental camp in 1907 which led to the formation of Scouting.  Everyone involved had an amazing

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Gold!

Well done to Eddie and Ryan on achieving their Chief Scout’s Gold Awards! The Chief Scout’s Award is the top badge in any section and represents years of hard work by our Scouts. These two are even more special as

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Join in Jamboree

Tonight our Scouts have been taking part in the Join in Jamboree exploring Japanese food, clothing and traditional toys. They even made ‘sweet sushi’! Good luck to everyone going to the Jamboree this year, here’s hoping some of us will

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District Incident Hike

Our intrepid Scouts were out in Epping Forest today for the District Incident Hike. They tackling bases including problem solving, morse code, first aid and archery coming joint 4th out of 13 teams. One more base and they’d have come 3rd, so

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Cake sale at St Paul’s church

Well done to everyone who helped with our bake sale at St Paul’s Church in Bow this afternoon. Many thanks to those parents who baked something for us! All proceeds are going towards our centenary year.

Cubs and Scouts get to meet the Duchess

It’s not just our Beavers who’ve been meeting royalty tonight, our Cubs and Scouts got to meet the Duchess of Cambridge as she arrived and left her meeting with the colony.  They’ve also been noticed by Clarence House… Eager Beaver

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Scoutivity Day 2014

Our Scouts had an excellent day at Scoutivity 2014 in particular loving the new go kart track, zorbing and inflatable gladiators. A big thank you to everyone from around the county who helped to organise the day.

WWF Earth Hour

Last night our Scouts had their own Earth Hour, playing games with just the corridor and street lights lighting up the hall. Find out more about Earth Hour at http://earthhour.wwf.org.uk/and join us in making your own green promises for the next

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