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Friday evenings. Cubs 18:00 to 19:30. Scouts 19:00 to 21:00
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2 October 2021 It was a bright and early start for everyone who met up at the hall to pack all the equipment, before the scouts took a stroll up the road to the bowling club. The cooking commenced at 10h00, once their potjies were on the go the scouts set to work pioneering. They Read more about The Second Annual Thenius Hook Potjie Competition[…]
Join in the challenge of walking from the scout hall to Brownsea island which is about 11 852 km away from us! The rules are: 5km cycled = 1km walked Get your families to join in and log their walks as well Weekly challenges will be posted to the patrols Make sure to log the Read more about Hike to Brownsea Island[…]
On the 8th of February over 20 of the 1st Henley scouts went to the Randvaal Fire with the intention of completing the Firefighting scoutscraft badge. The scouts learnt many things about firefighting such as how to use fire extinguishers and what to do when you are in practically any situation that has to do Read more about Firefighters scoutcraft badge day 8 February 2020[…]
Meerkats had milkshakes at Molly’s on Friday 7th February 2020.It was an overcast day, with constant rain but that did not end their fun!Go meerkats! Thank you to Alsabe & Molly’s for the arrangements.
Over the 27th & 28th of April 2019 the 1st Henley Scout Troop undertook the task of pioneering the Lion’s Club Henley on Klip a “tree house” , of sorts in order to raise money as funding for community uplifting. Their goal was to remain in the tree until R5000 was raised. The 1st Henley Read more about Lion’s Club Tree-house 27th & 28th April 2019[…]
The theme for Kontiki 2019 was Minions! As usual the Henley scouts arrived at around 5:00pm. Once arrived we all had our brunch, and started construction of the raft. We began by laying the frame using barrels to hoist the poles up. The work was a simple task as it was only framework, decking and Read more about Kontiki 2019 (Under construction)[…]
From 17:00 on the 31st of August to 13:00 on the 1st of September, the scouts held Kim shield in the Magaliesberg area. The owls from 1st Henley had attended the camp and had thoroughly enjoyed the camp!!!
27 km overnight hike at Suikerbos Rand Nature Reserve. Caracal (Rachel) our troop leader was the Crow’s fearsome leader to take us over a 1000 hills (about the size of a mountain)! Khestral (Scouter) Nsika (Scout) Marno (Scout) Duvan (Scout) Nicholas (Scout) Christopher (Patrol Leader) Joshua (Scout) Ben (Scout) Debbie (1st Henley Treasurer – support)
A word of thanks from the 1st Henley Scouts to all adults involved in making this Kontiki 2018 happen. A huge thanks to Hi-Performance Feeds for the use of their truck and staff. The prep – weekend camp before The real deal pics… Our model of the raft And here we go…. Our raft crew Read more about Kontiki 2018 – Middle Earth[…]
Our Cubs had a great fun with our Heroes for the day, with Mountain Rescue, Sea Rescue, Firemen, Paramedics, Guide Dogs, Airforce/Army, Doctors without Borders, Teachers and a very special visit from our K9 unit. Not only was there is a puppet show and then our very own Children’s Home that we will be supporting.