1st Knaphill Scout Group is an active Scout Group in Surrey, with a Beaver Colony, Cub Pack and Scout Troop.  All sections offer a wide range of activities on a weekly basis together with regular hikes, camps and participation in District events. The Group also organize the annual firework display in Knaphill attracting visitors from all over Woking.

The Group is well supported by a dedicated team of voluntary leaders and helpers—but there is always room for more!  Demand to join 1st Knaphill Scout Group is high. The Group could open another Scout Troop, Cub Pack and Beaver Colony if leaders come forward.  If you are interested in becoming an adult leader or helper please contact us for further information.

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15th-17th Jul

 

Family Camp

17th-18th Sep

 

 

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‘WE’RE RIDING ALONG ON THE CREST OF A WAVE…..’

1ST KNAPHILL GANG SHOW 27TH FEB 2016

Plenty of budding

talent was on stage

as Beavers, Cubs, Scouts,

Brownies and leaders

wowed the crowd

with a variety of talent. 

3rd Knaphill Brownies staged a fantastic Chinese dragon dance and shadow puppet show, Beavers retold the Ging Gang Gooli story, Cubs performed some campfire classics and magic, and Scouts performed a Back to the Future sketch and ‘Scout’s Got Talent’.  Soloists Lucy R, Luke H & Stephen M gave accomplished performances on the flute, piano and clarinet respectively.  Not to be outdone the Beaver Leaders performed a dance which left the audience speechless!

Well done to all performers and those behind the scenes for putting on such a good show.

ST.GEORGE’S DAY CELEBRATION HIKE

SUN 24TH APRIL 2016

Beavers, Cubs, and Scouts were joined by many families for our annual St.George’s Day celebration hike on Chobham Common, finishing with the renewal of promises.  A great turnout from all sections.  Well Done!

QUAD BIKING BEAVERS & CUBS

SAT 23rd APRIL

DISTRICT ‘READY STEADY COOK’ COMPETITION

SAT 16TH APRIL 2016

CONGRATULATIONS !!
to all Knaphill Scouts who attended the District Ready Steady Cook Competition
at Birchmere Campsite
Knaphill teams finished 1st, 2nd and 3rd !!
(with Knaphill “C” beating Knaphill “B” by 1point !!)

1st Place Knaphill “C”
(Thomas, Jenna, Nathan and Sam)

 

2nd Place Knaphill “B”                  3rd Place Knaphill “C”
(Martin,Stephen,Charlie,Ben and Oliver)      (Hannah,Josh,Oliver,Philip and Sam)

ROBIN HOOD BEAVER SLEEPOVER 10TH JUNE 2016

LIGHTWEIGHT EXPEDITION CAMP

14/15TH MAY 2016

30TH ANNIVERSARY BEAVER FUN DAY 21ST MAY 2016

SCOUT CYCLE EXPEDITION CAMP TO NORMANDY, FRANCE  MAY 2016

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A really fun weekend. We hiked for one day carrying our kit through the wonderful Surrey hills to Bentley Copse where we stayed over. Some of the highlights of this particular camp were:
-Great views of the Surrey hills
-Sleeping in hammocks
-Chubby bunny challenge at the campfire in the evening
- Pioneering and making trebuchets in the morning  .... and much more.
This was a great camp which everyone gained skills from.  

Report by: Martin, Scout

WATER ACTIVITIES DAY

MAY 2016

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The day began with stand-up paddle boarding. Next we did raft building, I volunteered to try it and ended up wet and laughing! Then we tried open canoeing in pairs. Me and my partner were the fastest canoeing pair. Then we had kayaking challenges, before racing back to the start. The day ended with the cardboard boat racing. Mine sank when I sat in it but I really enjoyed the day, and I am looking forward to trying more water activities. Philip, Scout

CUB SKILLS CAMP

12th-13th March 2016

Report  by Cub Ollie O

 

It was a lovely sunny day and we all met in the car park with our rucksacks, we needed to have everything in them for camping at Bentley Copse.  We had to split into two different groups for our hike to the campsite, it was a long way and we had to work out where we were on the map and which way to go. When we got there we had to put up our tents, then we cooked our supper on special camping stoves, we had Chilli and rice with doritos, then for pudding we had swiss roll and custard.  Afterwards we had to wash up our dishes and cutlery.  We had to brush our teeth and then went to sleep in our tents , which we shared, it was very very cold brrrrrrrrrr.  When we got up in the morning we cooked bacon rolls, then we had to pack our rucksacks, take our tents down and hike back to the pick up point.  My favourite bit was sleeping in the tent with my friends and learning how to cook my own food and how to map read. It was exhausting but fun !

I had lots of fun at my Beaver sleepover. I liked the cross bow. I liked it when I made my Robin Hood hat and watched the Robin Hood movie. I went to sleep in my sleeping bag which was nice and comfy. The next day we played with our bows and arrows in the woods. I want to go again.                Report by: Beaver Scout: Aidan