Volunteering
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Aug16

Volunteering

The Group is desperately in need of parents to assist with each of the sections and with the general running of the group. There are many roles within the Group where you can offer help, some are uniformed (or not) and are hands-on ‘on-the-night’, others support uniformed leaders...

Peak 2015
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Sep14

Peak 2015

Peak 2015 will be the home of over 6,000 campers this year, spread over 10 sub-camps in the grounds of Chatsworth House in Derbyshire (Peak camps take place every 5 years). The camp will run between the 25th July and the 1st August 2015 and will be attended by representatives from all over...

Friday 12th Sept
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Sep12

Friday 12th Sept

See below information relating to this Friday’s activities across all the sections.  For information about activities further ahead, please see the Programme for the relevant section.   Beavers Cubs Scouts Welcome Back – Games Night – Meeting as normal 6:15 – 7:15 at St...

Cub Programme
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Sep09

Cub Programme

The Cub Scout section caters for youngsters between the ages of 8 and 10½. Cubs are easily distinguished by their green sweatshirts. As a Cub Scout you will get the chance to try lots of different activities like; swimming, music, exploring, computing, collecting, archery and canoeing. If you...

Beaver Programme
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Sep09

Beaver Programme

Beaver Scouts are the youngest section within the Scouting family. The section caters for boys and girls aged between six and eight years old. Beavers are easily recognised by their distinctive turquoise sweatshirts. Beavers enjoy making friends, playing games, going on visits, and helping...

Scout Programme
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Sep07

Scout Programme

The Scout Section is for young people aged between 10½ and 14 years. Scouts are easily distinguished by their dark green shirts. Scouts are encouraged to take part in a wide range of activities as part of their programme, and for the Scout who wants to be recognised for his or her...

Joining In
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Aug04

Joining In

The 3rd Brampton (St Thomas’) Scout Group is a popular Group which often finds itself over-subscribed. Please check below in the relevant section for the latest information regarding vacancies and who to contact. Any changes to the situation of vacancies across the Group will be listed here,...

Spitewinter Campsite
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Aug01

Spitewinter Campsite

About Spitewinter campsite is used frequently by all sections of 3rd Brampton, for a range of activities including camping, camp fires/fire lighting, and wide-games.  The site consists of four acres of sloping woodland with two accommodation blocks, an activity hut, toilets, and a large camp...

Chief Scouts Award
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Jul18

Chief Scouts Award

Three members of the Beaver section received their Chief Scouts Bronze award, the highest award that can be gained by a Beaver.  Five members of the Scout section also received their Chief Scouts Gold award.  The Scouts will attend a district presentation later on in the year to formally...

Beaver Bonanza
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Jul16

Beaver Bonanza

The 3rd Brampton Beavers had a fantastic day out at the Beaver Bonanza at the Drum Hill camp site.  Around 1,300 Beavers from all over Derbyshire took part in the event. They conquered the Jungle Adventure course, rode a Bucking Bronco, raced Camels, and went sledging as well as taking a...

Recent Activities
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Jul15

Recent Activities

June was very much an outdoor month for the Scout troop, starting with a camp at Spitewinter where we survived some very heavy rain on the early on the Saturday morning.  This brightened up mid morning and allowed the tents to dry, but the ground stayed very muddy.  Later on in the month they...

Kayaking
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Jun18

Kayaking

This June members of the Scout section went Kayaking at Walton Dam in Chesterfield.  There were two groups/sessions, both of which were lucky enough to have a warm summers evening in which to develop their Kayaking skills, play Canoe football, and walk the raft.  There was of course some...

Cub Walk
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May12

Cub Walk

Back in May ex-Akela and Super Hiker Mark Simons led a 6 mile circular walk for the Cubs, from Ashford-in-the-Water via Monsal Head. The weather was spectacular and the Cubs had a great time – nothing like taking off your walking boots and having a paddle in the River! AkelaEnjoying the...

St George’s Day
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May04

St George’s Da...

This years St George’s day was well attended by many groups from in and around the Chesterfield area.  The parade met outside the town hall and then marched to St Mary’s and All Saints church (the crooked spire) for a short service.  After the service the parade returned to the...

Leadership Structure
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Apr23

Leadership Structure

I am pleased to be able to announce the revised leadership structure for 3rd Brampton (St Thomas’) Scout Group (Easter onwards). May I take this opportunity to wish those leaders changing roles, all the very best of luck and thank all our leaders for the valuable work they do throughout the...