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Sainsburys Active Kids 2015

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015
3HH Group Beavers Cubs Explorers Scouts

Hi all, yes once again we’re off on the voucher collecting trail and hoping to make good use of our investment made last year. Investment I hear you ask? Well yes, instead of spending all our vouchers last year we saved them to add to whatever we collect this year to be able to ‘buy’ a bigger item, the catch is, we have to spend these this year or lose them :-(
So, once the vouchers start to appear please start collecting and pass our way as it saves you money. Saves us money I hear you ask? Well yes, as we’re able to supplement or replace our camping, outdoor and games equipment which would otherwise be bought from what we collect in subs.
Vouchers can be collected from any Sainsburys and you get 1 voucher for £10 spent at larger stores, 1 per £5 spent at smaller ones and if anyone in the queue says they don’t want them, offer to take them off their hands! Equally, if you have the time perhaps you could persuade the manager of your local Sainsburys to collect unwanted vouchers on our behalf and if you are able to supply a box for this it can prove very effective, but it probably won’t work in the larger stores.
Finally, when your ‘wodge’ is getting too large to handle please bring it down to the HQ and deposit in the correct slot of the box. If possible (as it saves many hours laborious counting) if you can count your vouchers and write the number on a slip of paper and lovingly surround them with a rubber band before popping them in the box (yes you can lift the lid) then we’d really appreciate it.
This really is an excellent scheme and has provided this group with many valuable items ranging from tents to footballs over the years, so please support your local Scout group, we are a charity after all :-)

Sainsbury’s Active Kids Vouchers – Update

Monday, June 16th, 2014
3HH Group Beavers Cubs Explorers Scouts

As of Sunday 15th June we have collected 8898 vouchers along with those we banked last year, a tremendous amount! As we’re so close to the 9000 mark, I’ll leave the collecting box up for another week and do my final collection on Saturday 21st June. Many thanks for all your superb donations so far and please do get those last few in. Many thanks!

This Sunday! Annual Celebration, Review & AGM Event 15 June 2014

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014
3HH Group Beavers Cubs Scouts

Please Join us this Sunday 15th June 2014 2pm
Open Invitation from 3rd Hampton Hill Scout Group
Please join us for our Annual Group Celebration Event on SUNDAY 15th June 2014 at 2pm.
This is a chance to review and celebrate the year, look at our achievements and to see what we have planned for the coming year.
There will be a Bouncy Castle, Games and a BBQ, plus refreshments.
All members, family and friends are welcomed and encouraged to attend this event. Please spread the word.
The event starts at 2pm at our Scout Headquarters; The George Stanley Hall, ‘The Triangle’, rear of Holly Road Recreation Ground.
All the documents can be found here;
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20140604_3HH_AGM2014_Agenda
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All Welcome!
We look forward to seeing you there!
Regards
Rich Moody
Group Scout Leader

Sainsbury’s Active Kids

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
3HH Group Beavers Cubs Explorers Scouts

All, Sainsburys have now finished giving out the Active Kids vouchers and we already have a great total of over 7000 vouchers with those we banked last year. We now have until the end of June to get our order in and I have no doubt there’s many a family with a stash of vouchers still to be dropped off at the HQ. As such we’ll leave the box at the HQ until after the AGM on Sunday 15th June at which point we’ll ‘close the books’. Every year we lose a large number of vouchers because they come in late so please do your best to get them in by this date; we cannot use them in the follwing year so we lose them :-(
Many thanks for all the vouchers you’ve collected so far, I’ll let you know what we order on a future post.

Sainsbury’s Active Kids Scheme

Sunday, February 9th, 2014
3HH Group Beavers Cubs Explorers Scouts

Last year was a real success for us with our best ever total collected allowing us to place a really valuable order for lightweight tents. So here we are in 2014 and we’re off on the collection trail again and why wouldn’t we as this superb scheme saves us money in being able to order sports, games and camping equipment and it doesn’t even cost us postage!
It would be really useful when collecting your vouchers and posting them in the box in the HQ if you can batch them up separately in 1s or 5s with rubber bands, adding a note of the number of vouchers enclosed as this will save us hours of counting.
Vouchers can be collected until 20th May and we have to place our order by the end of June latest so please do get these in before the closing date as every year we waste quite a number of vouchers as they come in after we’ve been forced to place our order. Many thanks in advance and just remember, every voucher donated helps to keep your subs down!

Harvest Festival Church Parade Sun 6 Oct 2013 11am

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013
3HH Group Beavers Cubs Explorers Scouts

Harvest Festival Church Parade is this Sunday 6th October at 1100.

Message from Peter the Vicar;

I look forward to welcoming 3HH members on October 6th at 11am for Harvest Festival with Bishop Paul of Kensington. It’d be great if 3HH could bring items which will go to the ‘Upper Room’ – dry goods, tins, as usual.
Please find attached a list of items Harvest
List 2013 the Upper Room are hoping for from Harvest this year. Many thanks.
Peter

Beavers – Can you Help us? Or do you perhaps know someone that could?

Thursday, September 26th, 2013
3HH Group Beavers

We are looking for 3 or 4 people to Help regularly at Beavers.

We have Two Beaver Colonies that currently run on Fridays 5pm-6pm (early Colony) and 615pm-715pm (late Colony).
We are looking for people that can ideally commit about 1.5 hours about 2-3 times per month to help with Beaver Section Meetings and also get involved with helping to plan and organize the programme (this would be as part of a team and working with the existing leaders, both Beaver Colonies run the same shared programme). Our main challenge is trying to cover the early Colony Meeting from 5pm-6pm. You would be part of a Team.
We can offer you in return some Training (if you need/want it), plenty of support, advice and lots of fun! :) Plus the satisfaction of doing something which is rewarding.

Please, please do come along, get involved (have a go) and see how the Beaver Colonies run and think about helping us.

Please do get in touch with us via the enquiry page or send email to 3rdhamptonhill@richmond-scouts.org.uk to find out about what’s involved.

We look forward to hearing from you. Many thanks.

Rich Moody (Group Scout Leader)
(on behalf of the Beaver Leadership Team and all at 3HH).

Group shooting competition for all adults, Scouts and Explorers Saturday May 11th

Friday, March 15th, 2013
3HH Group Beavers Cubs Explorers Scouts

Hi all, after a brief pause last year, we’ll be once again running our fun group shooting competition on Saturday 11th May 2013. This is an enjoyable event with at least four different shooting activities and medals in a number of categories for those crack-shots out there. We’ll be target shooting with both rifles and pistols, enjoying a field shooting competition outside and combining this with the nerve-racking knockout competition. Adults don’t need to have shot before so there’s no need to worry if you’re a complete novice. If you’d like to enter the competition please return the entry slip on the flyer along with a declaration for adults and/or a permission to shoot form for the under 18s.
Please note the closure date for entries and be aware that any entries received after that date may be refused.

Sainsbury’s Active Kids

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013
3HH Group Beavers Cubs Explorers Scouts

All, as usual we’ll be collecting these vouchers as this superb scheme saves us money in being able to order sports, games and camping equipment and it doesn’t even cost us postage! Please do collect your vouchers and post them in the box in the HQ. What would be really great is if you can batch them up with rubber bands, adding a note of the number of vouchers enclosed as this will save us hours of counting. Please do get these in before the closing date (to be advised) though as every year we waste quite a number of vouchers as they come in after we’ve been forced to place our order. Many thanks in advance and just remember, every voucher donated helps to keep your subs down!

Christmas Parade Fri 30 Nov 2012

Thursday, November 29th, 2012
3HH Group Beavers Cubs Explorers Scouts

Calling all Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Explorers and members of 3rd Hampton Hill Scout Group!

The Annual Hampton Hill Christmas Parade will take place on Friday 30th November 2012.

We are walking one way only up the High Street from Network House. We all need to be assembled in front of Network House by 6.15 pm (near the Rising Sun Pub). Our Position/Marker Number is 19. The parade aims to move off (begin) at 7pm.

Please wear your Uniform with warm/waterproof clothes undearneath.

Please collect your; Beaver, Cub, Scout, Explorer, from the City Plumbing car park (near the Traffic Lights – High Street and Park Road). Please ensure that on collection you inform one of the 3HH Leadership Team so we know that you Beaver/Cub/Scout/Explorer has been collected safely.

Please remember that the Road (High Street) will be closed to traffic from 530pm-830pm. Please plan your travel and drop off and pick ups with this in mind. See you there! :)

Christingle Church Parade Sunday 2nd December 2012

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012
3HH Group Beavers Cubs Explorers Scouts

Don’t forget that it is Christingle Church Parade this Sunday 2nd December 2012. Meet at St James Church at 915am.

Sainsbury’s Active Kids

Tuesday, May 15th, 2012
3HH Group Beavers Cubs Scouts

Well it’s been a bit of a quieter year for the Sainsbury’s Active Kids voucher scheme this time round. I don’t know whether it’s been the weather stopping us from going shopping, competition from the schools or people varying their shopping habits, however we still managed to collect some 1755 vouchers. As this is around half of what we usually collect, we’re going to bank them all this time round, saving them up for next year where we can put them towards a bigger order. Many thanks for all your returns and if you’re collecting Tesco vouchers, that scheme is still running so please get them to us.

Wacky Racers Beaver Sleepover

Saturday, May 5th, 2012
Beavers

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While we have some more photos to sort out for you, we thought you’d like to take a look at the Beavers’ latest sleepover.
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Fourteen lucky Beavers from 3HH were able to stay over for the night, make wacky racers and play a ton of games. A big shout out for those who were brave enough to do their first ever night away from home, those who earnt their first Nights Away award and of course…. those adults mad enough to give up their night to run the camp. Well done everyone! :-)
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Cakes, Cakes, Cakes (Hampton Hill Summer Festival) this Saturday

Wednesday, July 13th, 2011
3HH Group Beavers Cubs Scouts

We will be running a cakes and refreshment stall at the Hampton Hill Summer Festival Event this Sat 16 July from midday on the Holly Road Recreation Ground.

Hampton Hill Summer Festival July 2011

Please come and see us and help us raise funds for the Group.

If you want to make/donate cakes please bring them to the Scout Hall on Friday evening from 7pm or on Saturday morning from around 10am when we will be setting up on the Recreation Ground.

If you can spare an hour we would also appreciate any help with setting up (from 10am), running the stall from 12 noon and taking the stall down (late afternoon). Thanks.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Tesco and Sainsbury’s Voucher Schemes

Monday, February 7th, 2011
3HH Group Beavers Cubs Explorers Scouts

Once again both Sainsbury’s and Tesco have started their voucher schemes ‘Active Kids’ and ‘Schools and Clubs’ and this year your Scout group is registered for both. These are excellent schemes which in previous years have supplied the group with tents, cooking and camping equipment along with games and activity bits and pieces as well, so by donating your vouchers you’ll be helping to keep your subs and camp costs lower as we use these schemes to replace tired equipment.

There are two boxes in the HQ by the kitchen hatch, one for each supermarket so relieve those bulging wallets and purses of all those unwanted vouchers and help your group both get the kit it needs and save your cash!

Beavers Spring 2011 Programme

Saturday, January 22nd, 2011
Beavers

sheep on a hillWe’ve posted the fantastic Beavers spring 2011 programme for this coming. We’re doing loads of fab stuff this term.

But please remember, to earn your badges you really need to make it to Beavers as much as possible, especially for the challenge badges as these are the ones that ultimately count towards your Chief Scout Bronze Award.

Beavers Go Sledging

Friday, August 6th, 2010
Beavers

In what has now turned into a firm favourite for the end of term celebration, both colonies of Beavers once again headed for the Sandown slopes.

The weather stayed fine, the Beavers had a riotous time and some were even lucky enough to be swum up to Cubs that night! What a brilliant time everyone had and a perfect way to mark the start of the Summer holidays.

The “early” colony…

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And the “late” colony…

20100723 Beavers Sledging Event - Late Group

Click on the photos to see more of their adventure :-)

Beaver “Pirate” Sleepover

Sunday, July 11th, 2010
Beavers

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Tesco Vouchers

Monday, June 21st, 2010
3HH Group Beavers Cubs Scouts

A big thanks to all for the donations. Despite starting our collecting efforts quite late in the scheme, we still amassed 592 vouchers which we’ve banked ready for 2011′s scheme.

Beavers get Bronze

Saturday, May 8th, 2010
Beavers

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Congratulations to the latest Beavers who have worked really hard and earnt their fabulous Chief Scout’s Bronze Award. This badge is the highest award available in the Beaver Scout Section and marks the culmination of lots of hard work, adventure and most importantly .. FUN!

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