Annual General Meeting 2020 Notification

2020 Annual General Meeting 12th May 2020 Another year swings around and it’s nearly time to celebrate our 2019-20 Scouting year (and 2019 financial year). In short order, all the reports and required paperwork will be shared here. All members of the Group Council will receive the relevant links via email on their registered email address held in OSM as soon as they are published. Not long to go: RSVP HERE 00Days 00Hours 00Minutes 00Seconds Our constitution makes provision for 4 to 8 elected members of the Group Executive Committee to serve for 12 months as trustees of the Scout Group, along with the elected offices of Secretary and Treasurer. These members are elected by the Group Council at the […]

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Helping our community

For every minute it takes for the defibrillator to reach someone in need and deliver a shock, their chances of survival reduce by up to 10%. To help someone who is in cardiac arrest effectively, a defibrillator needs to be found as quickly as possible. In conjunction with the AED available at Folkestone Fire Station 9 minutes away), we could increase the ‘coverage net’ for AEDs in our community and Ward. We plan to play our part and make sure a lifesaving defibrillator is available should anyone in our community need it. We would like to provide a life saving Automated External Defibrillator for our community. This would be accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in an […]

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An Evening at the Races 2019

Join us for ‘an evening at the races’ Join us for an action packed evening of chance and fun on Saturday 12th October at the Shepway Close Centre. All are welcome – bring the whole family – enjoy the fun and thrill of picking the winning horse, having a flutter and you never know, you could win big! This charity event is in support of 11th Folkestone Scouts, helping the Group to continue to provide excellent programmes and helping young people gain Skills for Life. There will also be a few side games to enjoy alongside the main event as the evening progresses, including the infamous Brainteaser Quiz. 11th Folkestone Scout Group Charity No. 285558. How to play Game rules […]

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Naitonal Volunteers Week 2019

It’s National Volunteers week! We just want to say a massive thank you to all our volunteers – not just the uniformed leaders or the Executive Committee members, but also to all the parents that help out on trips and adventures away from the HQ or lend a hand at section meetings when we need it. Without you all, Scouting could not exist! THANK YOU. Every now and again a young person will be really surprised to find out we Scouting volunteers have a day job – “I thought this was your job!” is not an uncommon sentence to hear from them (and sometimes their parents!), but we are all volunteers, no financial reward, just doing it for the reward […]

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Thank you Eurotunnel Company Council

Today, Alistair and Steve on behalf of all of us at 11th Folkestone Scouts were very excited to attend a gathering with Eurotunnel Company Council inside the Channel Tunnel complex and receive an award of a £500 donation. We’d like to pass on our sincere thanks for this great gift and recognising the work we do for the youth of Folkestone. Thanks!

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05/11/2020: Following the change in readiness level by The Scouts, we are now back at at RED. There will be no face to face meetings until January 2021 at the earliest. Please visit our Getting everyone back together safely page for more details.
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