Top Awards!

Lorna and her mother Maria.
Lorna being presented with her Explorer Belt by Colin Floyd, Assistant County Commissioner for Scout Network.

Firstly, a huge congratulations to Lorna Cotter, Assistant Cub Scout Leader at 4th Eling Waingunga Cub Pack, on being presented with her Gold DofE Award.

She also received her Explorer Belt at the annual end of term BBQ and games evening at Bolderwood enclosure, a joint event with the 4th Eling and 5th Testwood Cub Packs. Lorna was also a Young Leader Buckle holder and completed her Wood Badge training in July this year, what’s next Lorna?

You should be very proud of your dedication, hard work and achievements.

Also huge congratulations to Adam Bowen, Assistant Cub Scout Leader at 4th Eling Waingunga Cub Pack, who has completed his Gold DofE. Hopefully we will have some pictures from Adam soon too. Adam was also a Young Leader Buckle holder. It is amazing seeing these fantastic examples of #SkillsForLife

Steven and his mother Dawn at St. James’ Palace receiving his Gold DofE.

Update: Steven Osborn, Beaver Scout Leader at 5th Testwood also recently received his Gold DofE.

Steven was also a Young Leader Buckle recipients as often gets mentioned at Module A training courses. Apologies for missing him out originally. No excuses from me as Steven only recently showed me his Certificate and picture!

Please, please send Lynn your good news stories! I know a lot of you have social media pages but I would love to share them with the District. If you are happy for me to take them from your pages directly please add Lynn to your Pages or Groups on social media.

All Leader’s Meeting

Below is the agenda for the All Lea​der’s meeting on Tuesday 15th October, please try and come along to our first as Team DC. It would be fantastic to see at least one leader from each Group’s sections. Located at Copythorne from 20.15 to 21.45.

  1. Welcome
  2. How the new Team DC is structured
  3. Team DC Report: New appointments, District Community project update, past district events, future district events, training and leader reviews and presentations.
  4. Refreshments
  5. Section meetings

In Hampshire Scouts Update + :

This week’s update + has programme ideas on:

  • Making dough twists
  • Invite Team Hampshire along
  • Safety in parks for the Personal Safety badge
  • Fixing a breakdown.
District eNews 07.10.19
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