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30
Sep

Thornton’s Scouts take part in District Activity Weekend

Late September 2013 saw Thornton’s Scouts participate in a Bradford North District Activity Weekend, held locally at Fan Wood Scout Campsite in Gomersal. During an activity packed weekend our Scouts were able to sample activities such as Archery, Rifle Shooting, Low Ropes, Crate Stacking, Caving and Night-line. Evening entertainment after dark was also provided, with […]

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18
Sep

Thornton Scouts take delivery of new lightweight equipment

Thornton Scout Group were delighted today to take delivery of 4 new “Go-Pak” lightweight folding tables. 3 of the tables were purchased using funding from the Thornton Community Chest, alongside 10 folding benches which we collected in July, and a new play parachute for our Beaver section. An additional table was also purchased using Group […]

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01
Sep

We need YOUR help!

We need your help!   We would be most grateful if you could spare 2 minutes to visit the website below and vote for us in our application towards funding for new equipment for our Beaver Section. It’s a 15 second job to open the webpage below and click on the vote button. If we […]

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31
Aug

Summer is nearly over…

… and our section meetings recommence over the next few days!   Beavers: Return on Monday 9th September at Thornton Primary School Cubs: Return on Monday 9th September at Thornton Primary School Scouts: Return on Thursday 5th September with our first meeting at BLACKHILLS (7.15 start) Explorers: Check with Danny or via your Facebook Group

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15
Aug

Summer Camp Review

We recently returned from our “5 Nations” Summer Camp where our Scouts and Explorers visited the Wiltz International Scout Centre in Luxembourg. A selection of our photos should now be available on the website, with the full album available via our Facebook page. Any parents who wish o know what we’ve been upto can view […]

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08
Jul

Bottles, bottles, bottles!

After a hectic fundraising weekend last week, many of Thornton’s Scouts and Explorers spent Friday evening enjoying the fine weather and supporting Thornton Primary School at their annual Summer Fayre. Our Explorer section donated their time to help man the schools bouncy castle and inflatable slide, which turned out to be a fantastic fundraiser for […]

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02
Jul

Fundraising galore at Thornton Scout Group!

This last weekend was a busy one for many members of Thornton Scout Group, with all sections taking part in a number of activities and events in support of the group and a local charitable event. On Saturday both Scouts and Explorers, along with Danny, Pete and Ani attended the New Inn’s music day which […]

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29
Jun

Parent’s begging letter results in a £250 donation!

We were delighted to be approached by parent Paul Daly last week, who presented the group with a £250 donation from the Managing Director of his employers. Paul, who has 2 children within the group, had brought up in conversation at work about some of the recent activities that his children had undertaken within Scouts […]

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21
Jun

Campfire feast prepared by Thornton’s Cubs!

Thornton’s Cubs took advantage of the drier weather and lighter nights this week to sample their first attempts at campfire cooking. The Cubs learnt a little about the types of materials required to start a campfire prior to cooking a small feast of hot dogs and burgers themselves. It can’t all be work though, so […]

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15
Jun

Thornton Scouts storm to success in Shooting Competition

Continuing on from our recent Explorer success in Shooting and Archery competitions recently, Thornton’s Scout section certainly did us proud today when they took part in the Bradford North Scouts Shooting and Archery competition which was held at Blackhills campsite. Competing against 8 teams, Thornton came out winners of the Air Rifle shooting, and second […]

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