Dear parents and carers I hope you’re all doing OK with Lock-down 3. It certainly feels different to the last two and will hopefully be the last… let’s hope at any rate. I haven’t written for a few weeks as I need to make sure everyone reads this one carefully. 31st January is the annual census of UK Scouts. This is where we re-register the Scout Group as an official member Group of UK Scouts and record the number of individual members we have, which in turn determines the insurance requirements, etc. From this, we are then billed an annual membership fee per member, which is around £45 each by UK Scouts and Kent County Scouts (Folkestone & Hythe District Scouts […]

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Weekly update #31

Dear parents and carers A very happy new year to you all and I hope you had the best Christmas you could under the circumstances. The leaders met last Saturday, virtually of course, to discuss our plans for the next term and based on the fact we are still, at the time of writing, in tier 4 (although what Mr Johnson is about to say probably won’t change the plans for us anyway) we are unable to return to face to face Scouting. As such, leaders have planned an exciting term of activities based around working towards some of the usual Scouting badges in each section as well as working towards some special limited edition badges produced by Kent Scouts. […]

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04/01/2021: We remain at RED level, so still no face to face Scouting. Please visit our Getting everyone back together safely page for more details.