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Beavers, Cubs & Scouts News

DK May 26, 2013

Last Thursday (23rd May) saw the Explorer Scouts out rock climbing at Duntelchaig, to the South of Inverness. Although the weather was not promising (it snowed on the journey out!), the Explorers enjoyed a great evening climbing up and abseiling down the rock face. For some of them, this was their first experience of climbing on […]

DK April 23, 2013

Based in Kiltarlity, the Aird Explorer Scouts Unit is now up and running and ready to go… We run an exciting, varied weekly programme, plus there’s something going on regularly in the region, and nationally, every few months; from weekend Challenge Camps to expeditions, there’s something for everyone. Inverness district has six local units and […]

DK March 19, 2013

Kirkhill Cub Scouts had a visit from Nick Martin of the Scottish Exotic Animal Rescue tonight. Nick brought along a selection of creepy-crawlies, including cockroaches, spiders, a scorpion and a large Burmese python. Many thanks to Nick for coming along, the Cubs were fascinated, especially when the python ate Abbie – just kidding!

DK September 22, 2012

Over the weekend of the 14th/15th/16th September, the Kirkhill Cub Scouts went to camp at Badaguish. This year’s theme was “The Vikings” and there were activities to fit in with this theme, including making helmets, shields and axes as well as building and launching a Viking longship. On the Sunday, the entire pack went for […]

DK May 24, 2012

Instead of having individual stalls at the Kirkhill Gala this year, the Kirkhill Beavers and Cubs and Aird Scouts are uniting to organise a spectacular balloon race. Balloon ‘numbers’ can be purchased for £1 each and then, on the day of the Gala, numbered tickets (complete with the organisers’ contact details) are attached to individual […]