Many congratulations to the following members of our Scout Group on gaining top Scouting Awards!
Bronze Chief Scout's Award - (the highest award you can gain in the Beaver section)
Lucas Davidson, Scott Coates, Lewis Crispin, Oliver Moore, Samuel Finley, Corey Armstrong, Lewis Chadwick,
Maddison Cole, Courtney Moore, Callum Dalkin and Annabel Gordon
Silver Chief Scout's Award - (the highest award you can gain in the Cub section)
Thomas Nichol, Luke Smith, Cameron Hunter, Jack Chadwick, Kenya Robson, Mason Alexander, Matthew Rickeard, Scott Coates and Thomas McDonald
Gold Chief Scout's Award - (the highest award you can gain in the Scout section)
Oliver Jennings, Daniel Dayes, Emma Hawkins, James Ashpool, Dillon Robson, Ethan Hollywood and Bethany Kemp
Young Leaders' Badge - (Awarded to Explorer Scouts following intense training, who choose to devote a large proportion of their time in Scouting to service in another section)
Oliver Jennings, Emma Hawkins, Bethany Kemp
Adult Leader Training Award - (Wood Badge)
Richard Jennings - Assistant Scout Leader, who was presented with his Wood Badge in February 2014
Sheila Barbour - Cub Scout Leader, who was presented with her Wood Badge in February 2016
Adult Leader Long Service Awards
Kelly Stephenson (Beaver Scout Leader) - 5 years Service Award
Kelly first started helping out with the Group in the Scout section and has gone on to establish a successful Beaver colony
Richard Jennings (Assistant Scout Leader) - 5 years Service Award
Sheila Barbour (Cub Scout Leader) - 5 years Service Award
Debbie Hodge (Assistant Scout / Explorer Leader) - 10 Year Service Award
Jackie Hawkins (Group Treasurer) - 20 Year Service Award. Jackie took over the group book-keeping role back in 1997 - during which time the annual turnover and equipment we have has increased significantly!
Award for Merit - (For outstanding service of not less than 12 years with dedicated service over a sustained period)
We Congratulate Jackie Hawkins on receiving an Award for Merit in the 2018 St George's Day awards! Very well deserved for her outstanding service to Scouting both within the Group as well as in her roles as County Appointments Secretary for Northumberland Scouts and Appointments Committee Chair for Benton District
Archery GB Training Programme
Debbie Hodge and Mike Hawkins successfully completed the Archery Leader training programme and have now re-qualified as Archery GB - Archery Instructors, allowing them to lead and coach archery to members of the Scout Group as part of our programme of activities.