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Hessle Scout Group

Hessle Scout Group was formed in 1912 and over the years has had many different Scout Troops, Cub Packs and a Venture Unit on different sites around Hessle.

Today Hessle Scout Group is about 100 uniformed members strong with a Beaver Colony, 2 Cub Packs, a Scout Troop and an Explorer Unit. We enjoy an affiliation with the local church as well as support from local town folk and business.

The Hessle Scout Group Headquarters is at the rear of the All Saints Church Hall. The building was originally the coach house of the former house on the site of the church hall but has been converted over the years and extended to form the modern headquarters you see today.

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Billy Beaver's Holiday

Billy Beaver has been on holiday.  Can anyone guess where? [Read More]

Go-Karts and Grass Sledging

For our last night of the term we had some fun at Raywell on the go-karts and grass sledging. A great time was had by everyone in the sunshine - parents and Beavers! We finished the evening with Paul, our GSL, presenting Chief Scout Bronze Awards to James, Callum and James - well done to them on completing all of their challenge badges, and especially their personal [Read More]

Apache Scouts - Scuba diving / Snorkeling experience

The Apache Scouts had a great time learning to Scuba dive and Snorkel at Winifred Holtby School, Hull. The experience was provided by Above and Below diving centre,  based in Hull. [Read More]

Apache Scouts- Gold Chief Scout Award

Well done to Thomas Procter, Josh Lancaster and Jacob Furniss on achieving their Gold Chief Scout award. The awards were presented by Paul Daniel, Group Scout leader for Hessle scout group. [Read More]

Outdoor Cooking

Beavers spent the evening cooking on the foreshore as part of the outdoor and adventure challenge badges.  For supper they made sausages and spaghetti followed by camp cones - some were a little bit toasty but still delicious.  In the lovely evening sunshine they also built sculptures using natural materials found along the foreshore. [Read More]

Water Challenges

Beavers completed a series of water related challenges, firstly to see how far they could make their water travel, and then how steadily they could carry it whilst blindfolded and listening to instructions from their team.  The evening finished with a game of mop hockey followed by drip, drip, soak and a water fight.  Much fun was had and these activities also helped Beavers [Read More]

A Wizard Weekend

All things Harry Potter was the theme of the 2016 Group Camp, and 107 members of Hessle Scout Group had a fantastic time at Primrose Hill Campsite, Brigg. The weekend began at Platform 9 3/4 on Friday evening with Hagrid welcoming everyone to camp, and then on to the sorting hat ceremony where we all found out which house we were in.  We then built some camp gadgets to put [Read More]

Pioneering Catapults

As part of their Camp Craft Activity badge, Beavers worked together as a team to put up a small tent,  as well as having some great fun pioneering and making catapults. [Read More]

Hessle Open Gardens

At the end of May Hessle Scout Group leaders assisted the Hessle West Open Gardens by driving the minibus around the town, enabling people to visit all the gardens. Today Group Scout Leader Paul, and Arapaho Cub Connor, were delighted to receive a cheque for £500 on behalf of the group.  Our thanks go to the Open Gardens Committee for their continued support of scouting [Read More]

Mud, mud, glorious mud!

Tonight Beavers got a little muddy, but had a great time.  We were completing one of our Beaver 30th Birthday Challenges, to go on a 30 minute hike and try and find a geocache.  We found one with the assistance of Keeo's phone and GPS near Little Waudby Farm.  We then combined our walk with a bit of den building in Nut Wood. [Read More]




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