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  • Harvest Fayre 2012

    8th September 2012

    Hundreds turn out again for the Crockenhill Village Harvest Fayre & Produce Show. For the 6th year in a row the Crockenhill Scout Group has helped the Village Fayre by hosting activities on the village green in association with the Harvest Fayre Committee. There was be a BBQ & beer tent, live music, a tug of war, dog show, dancers from Crockenhill School, and many other stalls and activities. As usual, the Produce Show was held in the Village Hall across the road from the green. This year our sponsored charity was the Kent branch of "Service by Emergency Rider Volunteers", or SERV-Kent as they are more commonly known.  Founded in 1981, Service by Emergency Rider Volunteers was set up to supply a quick and reliable means of transporting Emergency Blood and related products to hospitals and medical facilities at night.  This service is provided FREE of any charge to the hospitals, releasing  much-needed funds for improved patient care and other facilities. In all, the...

  • Jubilee Camp

    4th June 2012

    Over 200 scouts from Groups in Swanley District celebrated the Queen's Diamond Jubilee weekend with an amazing camp.      It was a great event with "Its a knock out", Climbing, Abseiling, Archery, Air Rifle shooting, Low ropes, Disco, Treasure hunt and load more, and a fantastic...

  • Beavers Make A Splash!

    Beavers Make A Splash!

    10th March 2012

    The Beaver Scouts make a splash at the Annual Swimming Gala by winning the trophy.   The youngest of the scout sections at Crockenhill outshone the older scouts with the following results:   Race Result   1 Width...

  • Freezer Camp

    12th February 2012

    This year's Freezer Camp was truly freezing with several cm of snow on the ground, and predicted overnight temperatures of -4° C ! So, the decision was made to stay in the Scout Hut on the Friday night and setup camp Saturday morning.   Otherwise, we might have all...

  • Christmas Bag Packing

    19th December 2011

    Christmas fund raising event for Swanley Scouts Once again, the ASDA Supermarket in Swanley kindly agreed to host our annual Christmas fund raising event known as "Bag Packing", and for the first time it lasted for three days. "Bag Packing" is when dozens of Cub Scouts and Scouts from...

  • Night Hike & Ballista Pioneering Camp

    23rd October 2011

    The first camp since the summer holidays started off with a cross-country night hike from the Scout Hut to the District Campsite in Farningham Woods.   To make it extra special, six new Scouts were invested under the M25 at a subway not far from Eagle Heights.   As you can see...

  • Harvest Fayre 2011

    Harvest Fayre 2011

    10th September 2011

    Hundreds turn out again for the Crockenhill Village Harvest Fayre.   For the last few years the Crockenhill Scout Group has helped the Village Fayre by organizing the activities and stalls on the village green, whilst the WI run a traditional Produce & Crafts Show in the Village Hall. ...

  • Fun Night

    Fun Night

    21st July 2011

    The whole Scout Group has an evening of fun - and food!  It is tradition now, that our last meeting before the summer break is a time for the whole Scout Group to meet up at the District camp site in Farningham Wood for some fun and food. As you can see, we had a bit of rain, but that didn't...

  • Outdoor & Survival Skills Camp

    3rd July 2011

    One of the first badges that our young people work towards on moving up to the Scout section is the Outdoor Challenge Award. This badge is all about learning to camp and cook outdoors, but there’s nothing like sleeping under the stars in the summer. So, we also decided to start work on the...

  • Joint Activity Camp at Downe

    5th June 2011

    Cub Scouts and Scouts from Crockenhill have an activity packed camp at Downe. For three of the last four years, the Cub Scouts and Scouts from Crockenhill have gone on a summer camp together.  Last year we went to Halls Green, and two years before that we were at the...

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