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It's all a bit fishy!(posted: 11th July 2016)

Over the weekends of 18th/19th June and 2nd/3rd July the Scouts and Explorer Scouts went to the Les Webber Angling Project at Datchet near Windsor for a weekend’s fishing. Day one consisted of a whistle stop tour of the art of angling and a chance to practise what they had learnt – for some the patience required to sit still and wait for ... Read more

2014 Group Show(posted: 8th March 2014)

Every two years 95th Reading holds its Group Show in which every Beaver Scout, Cub Scout, Scout and Explorer Scout has a part to play. This year the Beaver Scouts sang two songs – "There’s a hole in my bucket" and "There was an Old Woman who swallowed a fly". They made spiders out of recycled materials to use as props for their acts.The ... Read more

2014 Beaver Scout Sleepover(posted: 8th March 2014)

At half-term thirteen Beaver Scouts and their Leaders became Romans for twenty four hours. We decorated Roman pots with mosaics, which was messy but fun. Next we made ballistas and used them to fire newspaper balls across the room. We found out that if we aimed the balls higher they were more effective and travelled further.All of us gained ... Read more

Cycling to Success(posted: 11th January 2014)

In October 16 Scouts and 7 Leaders took to their bicycles for the weekend. We started our journey in Marlborough and spent Day one cycling to Chisledon near Swindon where we slept the night in the local Scout HQ. Day one was bright and sunny – ideal cycling weather........Day Two..... After a breakfast of cereal and bacon rolls to set us ... Read more

£130 raised for Duchess of Kent Hospice(posted: 8th January 2014)

This year the Sparta Explorer Scout Unit ran the Pang Valley Cub Scout Carol Service for the District. The event, which was held at St Michaels Church, Tilehurst on Tuesday 10th December 2013, was attended by approximately 200 Cubs Scouts, their Leaders and parents and families.During the service a collection was made on behalf of the Duchess ... Read more

Sparta Platinum Expedition(posted: 6th January 2014)

On 12th August 2013, a group of Explorer Scouts went to the New Forest for three days to undertake their Platinum Award Expedition. This involved two nights of camping and two days of walking.Taking part were: Becks Spellman, Genna King, Abbey Skinner, Nathan Workman, Louis Martin, Sam Mrowiec.On the first day, we headed out by minibus and ... Read more

95th Reading Meets Thomas the Tank Engine(posted: 6th January 2014)

On the 15th December  a group of 95th Reading Beaver Scouts, Cub Scouts and Scouts boarded the train at Tilehurst Station en route for Didcot and the Santa Steamings at the Railway Centre. Their mission was to board Thomas the Tank Engine and find Santa Claus in his grotto.Despite the rather soggy weather they spent the day investigating ... Read more

Easy Fund Raising(posted: 2nd December 2013)

It's really easy to help us raise funds, and it won't cost you a thing. Read more