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posted 19 Jul 2014, 08:45 by Gavin Horner   [ updated 19 Jul 2014, 08:50 ]

1st Marks Tey Scouts had a marvellous time at Thorrington during the first weekend of July. A great camp.


posted 6 Jun 2014, 09:49 by Gavin Horner

Well done to all of our Scouts who attending the St. George's Day Parade through Colchester Town at the end of April.
If you would like to see some pictures visit the "Photos" section of our website.

St Georges Day activities

posted 24 Apr 2014, 14:17 by Gavin Horner

Tonight we had a great evening celebrating St Georges Day
Activities included:
Traditional Sports Day (3 Legged Race, Egg & Spoon Race & Wheelbarrow Races)
Origami - Paper Roses
Cream Tea - Scones, Butter and Strawberry Jam & the favorite SQUIRTY cream
St Georges Day Quiz

We also welcomed 1 new scout who has moved up from Cubs - Looks like he had a fantastic evening


posted 7 Apr 2013, 13:58 by Gavin Horner   [ updated 7 Apr 2013, 13:59 ]

A good night was add by all the scouts, with no injuries ;)
Thank you to Colin and Paul who skated so professionally with the scouts

Roller Skating March 2013

St Georges Day Parade

posted 29 Mar 2013, 03:33 by Gavin Horner

Reminder to all scouts and parents to set aside some time in their diary for St Georges Day Parade on Sunday 21st April

It would be fantastic to see all scouts attend to represent 1st Marks Tey and renew their Scout Promise

District have sent guidelines which stipulate

All members are expected to attend St Georges Day Parade, in keeping with their promise to do their duty to god

Further information will be emailed with details nearer the time

Easter Half Term Activity Badge Ideas

posted 29 Mar 2013, 03:18 by Gavin Horner   [ updated 29 Mar 2013, 03:22 ]

Happy Easter to everybody

Whilst we are not at scouts for the next 2 weeks we have an optional activity for those wishing to gain the following badges

If you have any queries about the badges please email Joanne Goldney (Assistant Scout Leader)

Can Scouts please bring in their named work as evidence to verify the badge criteria

Easter Craft 29th March 2013

posted 29 Mar 2013, 03:11 by Gavin Horner

Last night saw the scouts perform some Easter games and Easter crafts completing their work toward their Creative Challenge Badge and some of the scouts Craft Activity Badge

The cakes created were fantastic -- Even the ones dropped on the floor ;)

A warm welcome to 1 newly invested scout

One of the scouts was also collecting sponsorship for "Below the Line" Poverty challenge raising funds for the "Save the Children"

Wishing you Happy Easter to all scouts and friends of 1st Marks Tey

Welcome to seven new Scouts

posted 18 Jan 2013, 10:31 by Gavin Horner

A warm welcome to our seven new Scouts who joined taking our troop numbers up to 27!


posted 31 Dec 2012, 08:19 by Gavin Horner   [ updated 31 Dec 2012, 08:26 ]

1st Marks Tey Scouts had a wonderful evening 20th December 2012, collecting charitable funds for Help For Heroes along with the Beavers and Cubs. This involved going around the Marks Tey estate pulling a sledge and playing loud Xmas music. Father Christmas joined us and a grand total of £325.05 was raised.


posted 21 Nov 2011, 03:09 by Gavin Horner

1st Marks Tey Scout Group has just spent a fantastic weekend at Thorrington Scout Camp. We met on Friday evening and played lots of games. On Saturday we went orienteering in the morning and then in the afternoon did rifle shooting, boulder climbing, 3D maze and an assault course. On Saturday evening we had Xmas lunch!!! and than watched a film on a large screen (popcorn included). On Sunday we went on a treasure hunt and then all went home at Noon.
On Sunday afternoon all of the Leaders went to sleep!!!!!!!!!!

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