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Membership Re-registration

27 Aug 2014

The Scout Association are launching a new online membership management system to store youth membership details. The new database helps assist our leaders with their weekly administration tasks, including attendance, badge progress and weekly planning. We’ll also be able to give you access to our Membership Database to update details on how to contact you etc as well as seeing …

New Scout Leader

26 Aug 2014

I’m pleased to announce that we have a new Scout Leader taking over from Rob Bood at our Wednesday Troop, Joe Putt. Rob has done a sterling work over the past few years for us and was only a temporary replacement while we search for a new leader as we did not want to close the section. Joe comes to …

Autumn Subs are now Due

26 Aug 2014

The autumn term is about to start and your membership subscriptions are due. This has been set again at £30 per term per Scout which incorporates the general running of Nanpantan Scouts, membership to the Scout Association and insurance (note some activities may have an additional cost).  Please make cheques payable to 1st Nanpantan Scout Group, post in a marked envelope …

Scout Summer Camp

26 Aug 2014

Scouting doesn’t stop just because it’s the holidays. A number of Scouts visited Chamboree, an international Jabmoree in Cheshire. The Scouts met a number of international visitors including Holidays, Slovenia and America. Take a look at what they got up to here:

Bag Packing

26 May 2014

In order to help raise funds for Nanpantan Scouts, we will be Bag Packing at Tesco’s at Park Road on Saturday 31st May – 10am till 6pm. Young people only need to turn up for part of the day or they can do the whole day if they wish. This is the final push for raising the required funds for the Environmental/Geotechnical …

Jamboree On The Trail

13 May 2014

The JOTT (Jamboree On The Trail) took place on Saturday 10th May. 2014, about 50-60 Cubs and Leaders met up at the ‘Old John’ car park at Bradgate Park at 1.30pm. We were due to walk to Outwoods car park, it was going to take us about 3.5 hrs as it is a good 5 mile walk.

The Cubs were eager …

Nanpantan Scouts Celebrate St George’s Day

29 Apr 2014

On the 13th April, Loughborough District Scouts organised an event for every Scout in Loughborough to come and celebrate St George’s Day. There were loads of activities to take part in during the morning. In the afternoon, every Beaver, Cub and Scout renewed their promise from when they were invested.
Take a listen to what they got up to during the …

Beavers Imagination Sleepover

14 Apr 2014

Over the first weekend in April, our Beavers had a sleepover at our headquarters. The programme was geared so that they could complete their Imagination Activity Badge.
The evening started as usual which featured a short hike to Nanpantan Sports Ground hunting for treasure on route. At the sports ground, the Beavers got a chance to practice their “Circus Skills” before …

Loughborough in Bloom

14 Apr 2014

Nanpantan Scouts have teamed up with Loughborough In Bloom to plant poppies to commemorate 100 years since World War 1. Sites across Loughborough were prepared by the Council in order for Scout groups to come and plant their poppy seeds. Organised by Mike Jones, the Loughborough Scouts District President, the Scouts met by Forest Road and set to work sprinkling the …

Beavers Visit Pets at Home

30 Mar 2014

On 7th March Friday Beavers took a walk on the wild side! Well, almost. Actually, we visited Pets At Home and learnt a lot about the various animals they have in the shop and how to care for them.

All the Beavers had the chance to meet a Bearded Dragon and a rabbit and asked some very intelligent questions. The visit …