2018 Jamboree on the Trail

Well done to everyone that took part to help make our 2018 Sponsored Walk, Family BBQ and AGM such a success.  Whether you walked the route, cut the grass, prepared the food, cooked the food, or even just ate it, helped with road crossings, put the tables and chairs out or away, led the singing…

WINNERS!

What a weekend!  Apache Scouts won the Scout Camp Craft Competition at Tablers Wood.  They had a full weekend of challenges to complete, and managed them all.  They also ran their own camp, setting everything up, cooking all their own meals, keeping everything tidy and camped without a leader.  The team of five were fantastic…

St George’s Day 2018

It may have been wild and windy up on the racecourse, but we all had a brilliant day.  Archery, circus skills, pancake making, Lego, Humberside Fire & Rescue, inflatables, volleyball, skate park, dragon making, pioneering, martial arts, glass engraving, climbing wall, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust, to name but a few.  With over 500 young people plus…

Co-op Local Community Fund

A big thank you to everyone at the Co-op in Hessle, for inviting us to be part of their Local Community Fund, and especially to all the Co-op members for helping to raise the money.  This morning we joined staff in store to receive a cheque for £1917.13 – a fantastic amount that will help…

Remembrance Sunday 2017

What a fantastic turn out from all our young people and leaders today – over a hundred of us.   Smartly dressed in uniforms with smiles on faces despite the cold weather.  Well done everyone!

HUMBERSIDE POLICE LIFESTYLE

A group of our scouts took part in Humberside Police Lifestyle project during the summer.  Lifestyle is a project that was set up in 1989 to challenge young people to get involved with their communities, using their spare time to make a real difference, inspiring them to make positive choices and want to help others. Well…

HARVEST FESTIVAL

Hessle Scout Group were well represented at All Saints Church Harvest Festival today.  Well done to those that played an active part in the service, carrying the flags, helping with the sermon, readings, collection, prayers, bread and wine, and in particular everyone that donated to the harvest food collection.  This will be distributed to the…

Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

Last weekend some members of Apache Scouts and Cherokee Cubs attended the first of the Backyard Wildlife Workshops run by Anna from the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust.  An excellent morning making bird boxes and bird food.  Looking forward to the next workshop on Saturday building hedgehog houses and painting tyre planters to brighten up the garden…

HESSLE FEAST

A great big well done to everyone that helped with litter picking at Hessle Feast.  We collected twenty three bags of rubbish between us, which was brilliant.  We also worked with the Coop promoting their membership scheme and the local community fund (which we are recipients of at the moment), as well as cooking s’mores…

SPY CAMP

We all managed to pass security and had a fantastic time at Spy Camp in Bail Wood.  The sun shone all weekend, we built dens, went on hikes, cracked codes, got to sit in a hovercraft, cooked on fires, had a water fight, sang around the campfire, used our imagination at Q’s base, completed the…

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.

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…

Apache Scouts – Survival Skills

The Apache Scouts spent the evening learning Knife/Axe and Saw skills as part of the Scout survival badge. The scouts worked in patrols and rotated through four bases covering  safety, law and the safe use and handling of the knives, saws and axes. Several parents assisted with the activities as well as leaders from from Navajo…

Jamboree on the Trail / Sponsored Walk 2016

Apache scouts took part in the Jamboree on the Trail / Sponsored Walk 2016. 12 scouts joined the rest of Hessle Scout Group for the walk which started at the Humber Bridge car park and took in Barton and South Ferriby, before heading back to the Scout Den at Hessle for a BBQ and AGM. Well…

Apache scout Pioneering projects 11/05/16

The Scouts had a night of pioneering, using poles and garden canes they built camp gadgets, practicing, ready for the Group camp in July. Wash stands and clothes driers were made in various configurations using traditional scouting knots.

Backwoods Cooking on Hessle Foreshore 04/05/16

Apache Scouts had a night of ‘Backwoods Cooking’ on the Hessle foreshore. The scouts split in to teams and prepared their fires, looking at all aspects of preparation,  fire lighting and cooking on open fires. The scouts then cooked rice dishes as well as camping ready meals. The new ‘Ghillie kettle’ purchased by Hessle Scout…

Apache Scouts – Evening walk 20/04/16

Apache Scouts completed an evening walk and navigation refresher, walking from Brantingham (Church) and finishing on Dale Road, Elloughton. Thanks to all of the parent helpers who assisted with the walk.

Camp fire fork (Creative) 23/03/16

The Apache Scouts constructed ‘Camp fire forks’ which assisted them in completing part of their creative badge, but more importantly it also assisted them in eating lots of hot dogs and marshmallows. The scouts followed instructions / plans and made their own forks out wire and willow sticks, before trying them out on the open…

Wolds Challenge 2016 – Wetwang

Apache Scouts – Wolds Challenge 2016 The Wolds Challenge was held this year at Wetwang Nr Driffield. Apache Scouts entered the competition for the first time this year and  completed the 12 mile walk in 4 hrs 30 mins. Prior to the event the team planned the route, marking checkpoints on their maps and selecting…

Apache Scouts – 13/01/16 – Skills badge

The Scouts worked towards their skills badge by having an evening of learning how to sew on a badge, iron their necker, change light bulbs, change a bike tyre and also how to clean toilets.

Apache Scouts

Welcome to Apache Scouts. Apache Scouts is a new troop based within Hessle Scout Group. We meet Wednesday evenings 7pm until 9pm at the Scout HQ (den), Southgate, Hessle, East Yorkshire, HU13 0AD. Our email address is apache@hesslescoutgroup.co.uk  

Apache Scouts – Christmas Dinner

Apache Scouts celebrated their first Christmas in style. Working within their patrols and using different cooking methods, they worked together to plan, coordinate and cook a Christmas dinner for us all. Turkey, roast potatoes, sausages and bacon, stuffing, carrots and Yorkshire puddings as well as gravy was on the menu, there was even room for pudding….