Our Adventures in Beavers, Wolf Cubs, Scouts, Seniors and Rover Scouts

Adopt a Beach

The group adopted a beach on the Northumbrian Coast‚ with help from the National Trust‚ and went down once a term to clean it up.

Tracking on the beach

Scouts make plaster casts of tracks on the beach with the National Trust

Cubs try the pole lathe

An expert comes in to teach the cubs how to use a pole lathe

Budding nature photographers

Trying out the cameras whilst visiting the nesting terns

Cubs and Beavers on the beach

Sandcastles and nature fun on the beach with the National Trust

Cubs being blown away on the coast

Despite the oncoming hurricane‚ the cubs weren't deterred‚ and spent the evening pulling ragwort from the dunes for the National Trust

Girl cub den

The girls enjoy their den in the woods

Fun in the woods

Cubs enjoying their annual trip to Callaly Hill to build dens

Fun in the cub dens

Cubs hide out in their dens in the woods

Cubs learn knife skills

Knife skills with the cubs at the Area Adventure Day

Cubs and scouts work together

Conservation work by the lake at Cragside

Team photo at Cragside

Wonderful team after an afternoon of clearance work with the National Trust

Cub Conservation Work

Cubs get busy with the bow saws at Cragside‚ cutting back the rhododendrons

Clearance Works at Cragside

Cubs and scouts work with the Rangers at Cragside‚ National Trust

Abseiling Cub

Abseiling at Corby Crags

Cub canoeing

Fun on the water at Warkworth

Cubs learn to light fires

Firelighting at cubs in the garden

Cubs cooking dinner

More yummy cooking from the cubs

Scouts learn how to clay pigeon shoot

Some great shots on the scouts first clay pigeon shoot

Scout second class hike

The scouts take a break on their 13km second class hike in the Cheviots

The archery tournament!

Maid Marian signals the cubs to fire their camp-made bows and arrows!

Scouts warming themselves up!

Scouts warm up around the fire on a very chilly May camp!

Cubs hike up Happy Valley

Cub hike on adventure camp

Cubs light the fire for breakfast!

Preparing the fire for cooking eggy bread!

Another fun campfire

With the snow falling outside‚ it was time for a campfire in the black tent!

Building the patrol gateway

Scouts practise their lashings building their gateway on patrol camp

Chopping wood on a chilly camp

Scouts prepare for another chilly camp

Which Way Now?!!

Beavers on another expedition!

The Green Cross Code!

Beavers learning to be out and about in safety

Summer Nature Walk

The Beavers explore the fields around Whittingham

Out and About in Whittingham

Beavers get out and about on a Thursday night whatever the weather!

Beaver bird watching

Looking out for birds! Sssh!!!

River Dipping in the Rain!

Beavers enjoying getting wet looking for life in the river

Story time

Story time on Beaver sleepover

Scavenge Hunt

A nature scavenge hunt around the bunkhouse

Fun in the Outdoors

Beaver Walk up College Valley

Beavers Exploring

Exploring the College Valley on Beaver Sleepover

Tree Planting

Planting trees with the local school children

Planting trees at Malealea Primary School

Joining together with the local school children to plant trees

Sunday Afternoon Waterfall Walk

The local children join us for our walk to the waterfall

Meeting the Local People, Lesotho

Meeting the local school children on our way back from Church

Church Parade, African Style

Walking to Church for the Sunday Service

The Name Game

Getting to know the local orphans at a football tournament in Lesotho

1st Whittingham at the Cape of Good Hope

1st Whittingham on the first day of their 2012 Expedition to South Africa and Lesotho‚ visiting the Cape of Good Hope.

High Sheriff Award Winners

£500 grant from the High Sheriff of Northumberland for our expedition kit

Tryfan

Senior Scout on Tryfan's canon

Tryfan

Senior Scout on Tryfan's canon

Climbing Tryfan

Senior Scouts climb Tryfan

Snowdon Summit

Senior Scouts reach the summit of Snowdon on their Gold D of E and Discovery Award Hike

Crystal Caves EUROCamp 2010

Crystal Caves EUROCamp 2010

Ahr Valley Vineyards EUROCamp 2010

Ahr Valley Vineyards EUROCamp 2010

Ahr Valley Chairlift EUROCamp 2010

Ahr Valley Chairlift EUROCamp 2010

Candlemaking EUROCamp 2010

Candlemaking EUROCamp 2010

Firelighting with Czechs EUROCamp 2010

Firelighting with Czechs EUROCamp 2010

WFIS flag EUROCamp 2010

WFIS flag EUROCamp 2010

EUROCamp 2010 site

EUROCamp 2010 site

Afternoon Tea EUROCamp 2010

Afternoon Tea EUROCamp 2010

Northumbrian Bagpipes EUROCamp 2010

Northumbrian Bagpipes EUROCamp 2010

Croquet with the Germans EUROCamp 2010

Croquet with the Germans EUROCamp 2010

Medieval Troop EUROCamp 2010

Medieval Troop EUROCamp 2010

Phantasialand EUROCamp 2010

Phantasialand EUROCamp 2010

Our camp gateway EUROCamp 2010

Our camp gateway EUROCamp 2010

Final Meal EUROCamp 2010

Final Meal EUROCamp 2010

Whittingham and German Scouts EUROCamp 2010

Whittingham and German Scouts EUROCamp 2010

Games with the Germans EUROCamp 2010

Games with the German scouts EUROCamp 2010

Rhein trip EUROCamp 2010

Rhein Trip EUROCamp 2010

EUROCamp Germany 2010 Team

EUROCamp Germany 2010 Team

Bugsy Malone Scouts

The scouts performed a fantastic version of Bugsy Malone in March in aid of their trip to EUROCamp in Germany.

Remembrance Sunday 2009

Remembrance Sunday at St Bartholomew's Church

Pipping Climbing a Tree

Pipping (our group mascot) wants his Second Star - here he is climbing a tree in Chairman Penelope's garden!

BPSA Logo

Baden-Powell Scout Association

Scout Mountain Biking

Mountain biking in the summer term in Thrunton Woods

Jamboree Wide Game

Jamboree Wide Game - 1st Whittingham are not put off by a muddy field - great camo cream!

Jamboree Wall Hike

The scouts walk along Hadrian's Wall on their day out during the Jamboree.

Jamboree Tree Walk

Jamboree Tree Walk - Clive's master piece in the trees - scary rope walk and abseil.

Jamboree Rafting

Jamboree Rafting - time to see how well we can tie knots - oops!!!

Jamboree Prayer Flags

Messages of support from our friends and family‚ flown at Jamboree.

Jamboree Pioneering

Muddy pioneering in the woods on Jamboree

Jamboree Madness

Jamboree disco night‚ and leaders prove they are mad!

Jamboree Look Wide 2

1st Whittingham with President Lawrie Dring at the cairn during the Look Wide walk on Jamboree.

Jamboree Look Wide

During the Jamboree‚ we all hiked up to the†original campsite†100 years to the day after Baden-Powell‚ to celebrate scouting and renew our promise.

Jamboree Kayaking

As if we weren't wet enough already‚ we spent a day on the water at our Jamboree! At least the mud washed off!

Jamboree Marshmallows

No camp is scout camp without marshmallows toasted on the fire! Jamboree 2008

Jamboree Fire

The popular fire - all scouts love playing with fire! Great for drying off after the rain too! We had plenty of that at Jamboree!

Jamboree Climbing

The climbing tower at the Jamboree‚ which became very competitive!

Jamboree Campsite 2

Our Jamboree campsite‚ showing the glorious mud!

Jamboree Campsite

Our camp during the Jamboree

Jamboree Abseiling

Abseiling from the climbing tower at our Humshaugh Jamboree Camp in 2008

Cheviot Summit 2008

Beavers‚ Cubs‚ Scouts‚ Leaders and Parents on the Summit of the Cheviot in Northumberland 2008!

Baden-Powell

Our Founder - Lord Robert Baden-Powell

  • Adopt a Beach
  • Tracking on the beach
  • Cubs try the pole lathe
  • Budding nature photographers
  • Cubs and Beavers on the beach
  • Cubs being blown away on the coast
  • Girl cub den
  • Fun in the woods
  • Fun in the cub dens
  • Cubs learn knife skills
  • Cubs and scouts work together
  • Team photo at Cragside
  • Cub Conservation Work
  • Clearance Works at Cragside
  • Abseiling Cub
  • Cub canoeing
  • Cubs learn to light fires
  • Cubs cooking dinner
  • Scouts learn how to clay pigeon shoot
  • Scout second class hike
  • The archery tournament!
  • Scouts warming themselves up!
  • Cubs hike up Happy Valley
  • Cubs light the fire for breakfast!
  • Another fun campfire
  • Building the patrol gateway
  • Chopping wood on a chilly camp
  • Which Way Now?!!
  • The Green Cross Code!
  • Summer Nature Walk
  • Out and About in Whittingham
  • Beaver bird watching
  • River Dipping in the Rain!
  • Story time
  • Scavenge Hunt
  • Fun in the Outdoors
  • Beavers Exploring
  • Tree Planting
  • Planting trees at Malealea Primary School
  • Sunday Afternoon Waterfall Walk
  • Meeting the Local People, Lesotho
  • Church Parade, African Style
  • The Name Game
  • 1st Whittingham at the Cape of Good Hope
  • High Sheriff Award Winners
  • Tryfan
  • Tryfan
  • Climbing Tryfan
  • Snowdon Summit
  • Crystal Caves EUROCamp 2010
  • Ahr Valley Vineyards EUROCamp 2010
  • Ahr Valley Chairlift EUROCamp 2010
  • Candlemaking EUROCamp 2010
  • Firelighting with Czechs EUROCamp 2010
  • WFIS flag EUROCamp 2010
  • EUROCamp 2010 site
  • Afternoon Tea EUROCamp 2010
  • Northumbrian Bagpipes EUROCamp 2010
  • Croquet with the Germans EUROCamp 2010
  • Medieval Troop EUROCamp 2010
  • Phantasialand EUROCamp 2010
  • Our camp gateway EUROCamp 2010
  • Final Meal EUROCamp 2010
  • Whittingham and German Scouts EUROCamp 2010
  • Games with the Germans EUROCamp 2010
  • Rhein trip EUROCamp 2010
  • EUROCamp Germany 2010 Team
  • Bugsy Malone Scouts
  • Remembrance Sunday 2009
  • Pipping Climbing a Tree
  • BPSA Logo
  • Scout Mountain Biking
  • Jamboree Wide Game
  • Jamboree Wall Hike
  • Jamboree Tree Walk
  • Jamboree Rafting
  • Jamboree Prayer Flags
  • Jamboree Pioneering
  • Jamboree Madness
  • Jamboree Look Wide 2
  • Jamboree Look Wide
  • Jamboree Kayaking
  • Jamboree Marshmallows
  • Jamboree Fire
  • Jamboree Climbing
  • Jamboree Campsite 2
  • Jamboree Campsite
  • Jamboree Abseiling
  • Cheviot Summit 2008
  • Baden-Powell