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22nd October 2017

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3rd January 2017

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22nd October 2015

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  • JOTI

    22nd October 2017

    On 21st October Scouts from Bradbourne Scout Troop joined many Scouts from around the world taking part in JOTI ( Jamboree on the Internet. Contact was made via a chat room , messenger service and a special minecraft game. ...

  • Fund raisers

    3rd January 2017

    Fund raisers news article The last two fund raising events have been very well supported and we would like  to thank everyone that came along and supported us . And a massive thanks to all those that helped put the events on. Look out for Carnival in September in its normal venue of...

  • Carnival thanks

    22nd October 2015

    Thank you to everyone that came along to the carnival this year in September . This year we had some really nice weather and this meant that people stayed for a long time to enjoy all the stalls that were on offer. The group managed to raise about 3,500 which will go towards providing...

  • firework Display

    9th November 2013

    firework Display. The next group firework Display will be at the HQ on Saturday 9th November. Full details in the Fund raising section on the left. Gates open 6pm first rocket 7pm ...

  • Plender Hike

    13th October 2013

    A combined team of Scouts from Bradbourne and Lamabrde Troops took on 7 other teams from across the District to take part in teh District semi over night hike . Starting off with marked tent pitching the teams then had an 8 miles incident hike around the area starting at about 4>30 and ending...

  • Cub Swim gala

    28th September 2013

    Both the Amherst and Stanhope packs had a successful District gala. With 9 Packs taking part in races suitable for all abilities the noise level was kept high with the Cubs , leaders and parents cheering on their teams over the 16 races. The event was held at the Sevenoaks Leaiure centre...

  • Bradbourne Scouts at KIJ

    Bradbourne Scouts at KIJ

    3rd August 2013

    Bradbourne Scouts with some friends from Lamabrde Scouts and 7th Sevenoaks Halstead joined 6,500 Scouts from 27 countries around the World to have agreat week of fun at Kent international jamboree at the County Show groups at Detling. Loads of activities on offer from the oepning to the closing....

  • Gilwell Funday

    23rd June 2013

    The Stanhope Cubs had a great fun time at The Gilwell Beaver and Cub Funday on Sunday 23rd June. Joining about 2,000 others they were able to take part in lots of activities at the Scout associations uk headquarters. These activities included, 3g swing , Archery,crazy golf,water activties,fun fair...

  • Scouts tonight

    24th January 2013

    Scouts tonight. Scouts is on tonight and the drive is passable with care. ...

  • Cubs tonight

    21st January 2013

    Cubs tonight news Updated 12.30. Sorry due to leader availability. Travel back from work. Cubs is CANCELLED tonight.sorry. ...

  • Brr Winter Camp 2013

    Brr Winter Camp 2013

    13th January 2013

    Brr Winter Camp 2013 32 Scouts and Leaders from both Bradbourne and Lambarde Troop attended Gilwell winter camp last weekend joining nearly 3000 others from around the Country. This has become an annual event for the 3rd and the Scouts can take part in many activities including...

  • Scouts get ready for Winter camp

    6th January 2013

    Scouts get ready for Winter camp. We may have only just started the New Year but the Scouts are getting ready for the first camp of the year camping out under canvas. 35 Scouts from both Troops ,Explorers and leaders are preparing for Gilwell Winter camp next weekend. The...

  • Remembering those that have fallen

    11th November 2012

    Beavers,Cubs,Scouts and leaders from teh Group attended the Dunton Green remembrance service again this year. A very good turn smart out from the group. Teh Scouts and leaders were all wearing special white neckers with the red poppy on the points which stood out well against the uniforms. ...

  • Fireworks

    3rd November 2012

    Fireworks news Again te Group produced a spectacular firework display that was well attended. We were very lucky with the weather getting in between a very wet Friday and Sunday taht saw many other displays cancelled. The display was a riot of colour and sound and lasted about 20...

  • Scouts at winter camp

    9th January 2012

    42 Scouts,leaders and Explorers from Riverhead joined 3,000 others from all over the UK for the Winter camp at Gilwell park over the weekend. Not the coldest winter camp but a good camp to test that Scouts are prepared. More than 30 activities were on offer from archery to zorbing. many...

  • World Scout Jamboree

    14th August 2011

    World Scout Jamboree news article Four Explorer Scouts from Holmsdale Explorers unit based at Riverhead have just returned from 12 days at the 22nd World Scout Jamboree in Sweden. Taking part in many activities with Scouts from all over the world. Sophie, Hannah, Ben and Alex were chosen...

  • Bradbourne Summer camp

    30th July 2011

    Bradbourne Summer camp  see Bradbourne Troop for information on Summer camp in Somerset. ...

  • Cub camp

    27th June 2011

    Cub camp news article The two Cub packs came together for a one night camp at the HQ. The field was full of tents with over 50 Cubs and leaders camping. The Cubs wanted to stay up until midnight ( not sure the leaders wanted to but....) so a series of activities and bases were arranged...

  • Winter camp 2011

    8th January 2011

    Winter camp 2011 news article Winter camp at Gilwell proved very popular with the Bradbourne Scouts again this year. Not as cold but very wet and muddy !! This year we took more Scouts than ever to Gilwell to take part in all the usual favourite activities as well as some neew ones...

  • Fireworks night

    7th November 2010

    Fireworks night. Again another fantastic display of pyrotecnics was put on to a very well attended firework night at the Scout HQ. Record numbers of people attended the 30 minute display of ground and ariel colour. This event together with the carnival are our major fund...

  • Robert Miles New York Marathon

    24th October 2010

    Robert Miles a former member of the Scout Group who now works in USA is planning to run the New York Martathon on 7th November this year and has chosen the Scout Group as his charity to raise funds for. We wish him well in the marathon and thanks for electing us as your chosen charity to...

  • Carnival

    19th September 2010

    Carnival news. The Scout Group have run the carnival now for about 20 years having taken over from a small commitee from the village that were finding it too much work for a small commitee of three. Thank you to everyone that attended or helped at the Riverhead carnival this year. ...

  • Scouts County Master At Arms Day

    21st April 2010

    Scouts County Master At Arms Day news article  On Saturday 17th of April me and my brother, Oscar, went to the Master at Arms day. It was great fun, we did fencing, archery and shooting and had competitions in each of them. I was really lucky and came first in the fencing and archery,...

  • Scout Brave snow to camp

    10th January 2010

    Scout Brave snow to camp news article 10 Scouts,9 Explorers and 5 leaders braved the snow and cold weather at the weekend to emjoy a winter camp. Having looked at the forecast it was decided not to camp all weekend at Gilwell Park for the Winter camp but to camp out ( or in) at the HQ. All...

  • David Hale completes New York Marathon

    8th November 2009

    David Hale completes New York Marathon news article Congratulations to David on completing the New York Marathon, gaining a personal best time in the process. David can still be sponsored by visiting http://www.justgiving.com/davidhale-NYC/ ...

  • Fabulous Fireworks

    8th November 2009

    Fabulous Fireworks The weather was kind to us on 6th November for our annual firework display. Busy as ever, the local community supported the Groups firework display. Lighting our skies with magnificent colour to music from the James Bond films, the display was a colourful splendor. ...

  • Wood Beads

    6th November 2009

    Wood Beads Congraulations to Rose, our Group Scout Leader who has completed and validated her LTM training (Local Training Manager) modules. Wood Beads are to be presented shortly. ...

  • Congratulations

    27th September 2009

    Congratulations news article Congratulations from all at the Group to Rose our GSL who today married Chris Mears . We hope that both Mr and Mrs Mears will be very happy together. ...

  • Group Snowdonia Expedition

    Group Snowdonia Expedition

    6th September 2009

                Phil seems to be enjoying the view.  After the night in Caple Curig Youth Hostel and a hearty meal cooked by Tiph, the team set off on a bright and sunny morning to tackle the Glyders. The route included one of Snowdonia's most popular and...

  • Group Camp

    25th May 2009

    What took place over 42 hours had 145 people and over 30 activities ? Yes it was Group camp 2009. With the weather giving us the best start we could hope for with fine sunny conditions Cubs Scouts and leaders set up the camp on the Friday night . On Saturday morning the Cubs...

  • Cubs get gunged on live TV

    10th January 2009

    Four Cubs from Stanhope and one from Amherst pack volunteered to go onto Basil Brushes Swapshop and be part of the Gunge Gallery. This meant that everytime there was a swap one of the gang got gunged! Charlotte, Isabel, Lauren, Louie and Oliver has a great time seeing what goes on behind a...

  • Is this the 1st Investiture of 2009

    1st January 2009

    At the first chime of Big Ben at midnight on 31st December we started to invest Mark into the Scout Troop. With the chimes in the background all those present at the New Years camp all joined Mark in making / reafirming their Scout Promise . The investiture finished just after the last chime . So...

  • Charlton football

    20th October 2008

    PLEASE BID FOR THIS SIGNED CHARLTON BALL - ALL MONEY RAISED WILL GO TO SCOUTING EQUIPMENT Charlton Athletic have kindly donated a football which has been signed by players to the 3rd Sevenoaks Scout group . If you are interested in this ball please email your maximum bid to...

  • Carnival 2008

    23rd September 2008

    Once again the sun shone on us for this years Riverhead carnival. Thanks to all that supported the event by either coming along with a stall or side show or just by coming and supporting Thank you. This year we had more visitors than ever and they were rewarded with more stalls and arena...

  • Firework Display

    3rd November 2007

    Well the firwork display certainly went with a bang. Over 600 people enjoyed the 25 minute display which included a spectacular mix of ground and ariel display. This together with a mild night and good burgers and hot dogs washed down with either tea coffee or mulled wine helped the group raise...

  • Riverhead Carnival

    27th September 2007

    Thank you to everyone that came along to the Carnival and helped at stalls or came and spent your money. Being a week later than normal we were all worried about the weather but in fine form the sun came out and kept us dry for the day This year we had so many stall requests that we had to turn...

  • 3rd Scouts Clean Up

    8th June 2007

    Ok, well maybe not the Scouts... 3rd Sevenoaks Scout HQ today receieved a professional spring clean from cleaning company, Merry Maids. The eight strong, cleaning team spent the morning deep cleaning the hut, refreshing the oven, washing the floors and descaling the loos. No bench was left...

  • Over 5,400 Active Kids Vouchers

    6th June 2007

    5859 Thank-you to all parents that have helped us to collect over 5,400 Sainsbury's Active Kids Vouchers. This should allow us to buy close to 400 worth of activity equipment for the Group so is well worth it. The Group leaders from each section will now decide how to spend the vouchers...

  • Centenary Camp

    28th May 2007

    Over the May Bank Holiday weekend almost 150 Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Leaders from the Group camped out, joining 250,000 Scouts from across the UK, as part of the National Centenary Celebrations. The rain poured, but this didn't stop the full lineup of activities which took place over the...

  • Blue Peter Scouts on TV

    10th February 2007

    Bradbourne Scouts were luck enough to be contacted to see if they could supply some Scouts to take part in filming for BBC's Blue Peter program. The program will be shown later this month and the entire program is on Scouting and the centenary of Scouting So on Friday night 9th Feb the 23...

  • Cubs meet Chief Scout

    8th October 2006

    Cubs from the 3rd celebrated 90 years of Cub Scouting on Saturday at the Kent Scouts, Big Day Out, held at the Historic Dockyard in Chatham. Over 2,500 Cubs from across Kent attended the day full of activities. The Cubs were lucky enough to meet Chief Scout, Peter Duncan who made a surprise...

  • Carnival raises over £3500

    17th September 2006

    This years Riverhead Carnival was another great success raising over 3500 for the Scout Group, with money still to come in from employer matching schemes. The sun shone on the 6,000 people who turned out for top event in the village calendar. Attractions included: dog shows, Parade, Hullaballo...

  • Scorching AGM

    12th June 2006

    The sun shone on Sunday for this years group AGM. Families came down for the short meeting followed by a Spit Roast lamb the Scouts had helped Bertie prepare. Games including 'bat and trap' and cricket were played into the early evening. ...

  • New Beaver Colony Opens

    13th May 2006

    3rd Riverhead Scout Group are proud to announce the succesful opening of their 2nd Beaver Colony. Brookland Beavers was launched on 9th March and is currently providing an exciting programme for 12 young people. We welcome Steven Platt, Caroine Durbaba, Stevo Durbaba and Jana Mack as the...

  • Trophies for Riverhead

    23rd April 2006

    The Broadmead Beavers and the Bradbourne Scout came away from the District St Georges day parade with Trophies. Both Sections were presented with their trophy during this years St Georges Day parade held at St Nicholas Church Sevenoaks. In Front of a packed Church members of the Braodmead...

  • Bob receives his Wood Beads

    23rd March 2006

    Bob an Assistant Scout Leader at the 3rd Sevenoaks, tonight received his Wood Beads symbolising the completion of his adult Scout training. ...

  • Fireworks Display 2005

    5th November 2005

    Thank-you to all who supported the Scout fireworks on the weekend. In particular those who came down to help setup and pack away. A huge turnout as usual ensured a great atmosphere singing along to Jerusalem and clapping to the Hornpipe music. The BBQ food from Bachelors Butchers in Riverhead...

  • Riverhead Carnival 2005

    18th September 2005

    The Riverhead Carnival 2005 looks to have been one of our best yet. Dispite the Parade not being able to take the full route, over 5,000 still turned out for a day of fun on Chipstead Common. The money is still coming in but it looks like we may have beaten our previous total!! A big thank-you to...

  • Work Party

    14th August 2005

    The first of two (second on the August Bank Holiday weekend) workparties was completed this weekend. Leaders, Parents and Children helped to revamp the groups stores building new shelving and checking tentage. Thank-you to those who gave up time over the weekend. We need more people still for...

  • Group Awarded District Trophy

    Group Awarded District Trophy

    25th April 2001


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