Saturday 2nd February 2019 Its that time of year again that we need to start thinking about the North Leigh 18 Mile Hike. This is a winter hike that is now in its 5th Year and continues to grow from strength to strength. With over 300 participants last year, we are hoping to continue to help Scouting in Oxfordshire raise more money for their Sections by taking part in our wonderful winter hike, that to date has never been cancelled due to the weather! Registration will open very soon, so please keep checking back to see when you can register. Once we open registration, our numbers are limited so its best that you get organised now. This year we are open to all Groups in the Oxfordshire County as we welcome the Groups of the Oxfordshire Unit of the 24th World Scout Jamboree to take part and support their…
The Beavers, Cubs, and Scouts joined members of Girl Guiding and people from North Leigh to commemorate 100 years since the end of World War One, as well as remember everyone who has¬†served our country.¬
Although the weather could have been better, Group Day this year was great fun!
This year’s duck race is on Sunday 8th July! Here’s all the information you need to know:
The North Leigh 18 Mile Hike, now in its 4th year was a great success again, with over 300 participants taking place on the day in very wet and windy weather! The mud was think and the puddles deep as Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Explorer Scouts walked in their Section Teams or in family teams over either an 8 mile or 18 mile figure of eight route on Saturday 3rd February 2018. The teams were all supported on the day by a huge amount of helpers that either drove minibuses, manned Checkpoints, organised car parking, catered for the event, emergency response team, First Aid, cleaning, administration, radio communications and lots lots more. Over 40 helpers in total support the participants in the hike to make sure that they are safe throughout the day. The participants of the hike first set off from Turner Hall at 7am with the last teams…
You’ve have missed the deadline to register for our hike on Saturday 3rd February 2018! Registration is now CLOSED¬†for the 1st North Leigh Scout Group 18 Mile Hike¬†2018! We are ‘full to the brim’ with over 300 people taking place again this year! Registration for the 2018 North Leigh Hike has now closed, but please join us again next year in 2019 for another amazing adventure day. It will be open to all Oxfordshire Explorers, Scouts, Cubs, Beavers, their friends, families and even their dogs! It provides the ideal opportunity to get the whole community out on an adventure and to raise some money for your section. This year again we have had over 300 of you¬†register for this fantastic day and we look forward to seeing you all on Saturday 3rd February 2018. If you have already registered, you will soon be receiving your START TIMES via email and…
The 1st North Leigh Scout Group got together on Sunday 11th June and hosted a duck race, our main fundraising event of the year.
Can you help by volunteering for roles within our Group?
Scouting worldwide continues to be as popular as ever. We are experiencing this trend here at 1st North Leigh Scout Group and we need more volunteers in all types of roles within our Group. Adult and Young Leader Volunteers are essential to the continuing success and day to day running of the Group.
1st North Leigh Scout Group attended the remembrance Day Service this year at St.Mary Church in North Leigh by firstly Parading at Cuckamus Green in the village along with the guides and Brownies before marching through the village to the church. Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Guides and Brownies all attended along with family and friends to remember those who had fought for us in the First and Second World Wars and all subsequent Wars since.
Congratulations to the ‘Lightning Vipers’ Patrol for winning CPCW for North Leigh scout group¬†for a second time in the space of two years with another¬†Patrol wining it last year.