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WSJ Japan 2015 – 1st High Lane Scouts will be represented!

16 Nov 2013

Huge congratulations to Adam and Lucy Keyworth and Adam Desforges who have been successful in their application to join the GME Contingent to go to the 23rd World Scout Jamboree in Japan in 2015. Adam, Lucy and Adam recently attended a selection weekend at Linnet Clough where their every move was scrutinised by the trip leaders. There were 129 applicants …

Going for Gold!

19 Jul 2013

I was proud to be invited to the Chief Scout Gold Award presentation night at Linnet Clough Scout Camp on Thursday 18thJuly. Two of our Explorers, James and Jack were receiving their Gold awards which they have completed after moving up to Explorers from Scouts. The Gold award is the highest in the Scout section and James and Jack have …

Summer water slide & AGM

18 Jul 2013

It’s water slide time!
It’s summer and therefore it’s water slide time!  Every summer, the Cubs close the summer programme by getting out the giant water slide.  This is one of the highlights of the summer programme and with the hot sunny weather this year, a cooling water slide will be even more welcome than usual.  This year, we’ll be running …

Bonnie on the Chris Evans Breakfast Show

11 Jul 2013

Any listeners of the Chris Evans Breakfast Show on BBC Radio 2 may well have listened to the ‘Kids Get a Fanfare‘ feature just before 7:30am.  Any kid aged between 6 and 11 and doing something for the first time that day can call the show and if lucky enough to be selected, talk to Chris and let him know …

Scouts at High Lane Primary School summer fair

4 Jul 2013

Not yet in Scouting?  Fancy trying something new?  This year, 1st High Lane Scout Group will be building and running a monkey bridge on the school field at High Lane Primary School’s summer fair.  The monkey bridge is open to anyone to have a go, parents included!  It’s completely free so you can have as many goes as you like.

We’ll …

Scouts on the Rocks

25 Jun 2013

Rock Climbing at Windgather Rocks
On July 4th, Scouts will be meeting at Windgather Rocks near Kettleshulme for an evening of rock climbing and abseiling.  The activity will be led by Rope Race who will be providing the instructors and all equipment necessary.  This is not a climbing wall but a natural rock face escarpment.
So that everyone will have the opportunity to …

High Lane Scout Group is Growing!

23 Jun 2013

Bear Grylls, the Duchess of Cambridge, plenty of adults in High Lane… what do they all have in common?   They are all part of Scouting’s Big Adventure.
The core programme might only be for 6-25 year old but by volunteering with us you can join in the fun at any age.  Scouting in High Lane has been enjoying a busy …

Group Camp 2013

20 Jun 2013

Space… the final frontier in High Lane Scouting.

Get ready for blast off…..!!!  It’s 1st High Lane Group Camp time and this year’s camp theme is ‘Space’.  The camp will be at Dunham Park Scout Camp set in the tranquil, unspoilt countryside on the edge of Dunham Massey National Trust country house and deer park.
This year’s camp will be a different format to …