Due to the current situation, we haven’t been able to get out and about as much as we would want. Here at Rotherham Scouts, we want to bring the fun and joy of Christmas and Scouting to as many people as possible. Check out the calendar above for a fun activity to do each day in December leading up to READ MORE
Tom is just 6 years old and is in our Beavers section at 5th Rotherham. He’s climbed Snowden, Scarfell Pike, and regularly goes on walks distances of over 14km. In October 2020, Tom will be attempting 3 in 3 – that’s Ben Nevis, Scarfell Pike, and Snowden in just three days – and he’s doing all this to READ MORE
On Friday, 21st August our group ditched their beds and slept in bathtubs, dens, floors, tents and trampolines to raise money for Action for Children. We had a virtual Zoom meeting on the evening and the Beavers, Cubs and Scouts played bingo and took part in a quiz. They also told us where they would be sleeping. In total, the READ MORE
The weekend of the 8th/9th of August was the return of Face to Face Scouting in Rotherham. The 27th Rotherham based in Woodsetts had a fun filled weekend with games, pizza pockets fire lighting and smores. The leaders worked hard to ensure that all Government and Scouting guidelines were met. They also filled out their risk assessment and had it READ MORE
The district learnt of the passing of Henry Tompkin on the 29th of May 2020. Henry was a member of Scouting for many years and will be greatly missed throughout the district. Henry played many vital roles throughout scouting for the years as has been written by Ivor Jordan below. Mr. Henry W. Tompkin I first knew Henry in 1956, READ MORE
With the pressures that COVID-19 has presented, Imogen (Scouts section) and her Dad wanted to make a difference and do something to help the council who were running reduced services during lockdown. With a grabber and hoop they began clearing up the streets of Maltby for their daily exercise. Imogen (Scouts section) Litter-picking While cleaning the streets, they came across READ MORE
We couldn’t get together for Saint George’s Day this year to renew our promise due to COVID-19 and the world being in lockdown – so instead, we got together and made a virtual promise. A massive thank you to everyone that took part. The post Our virtual promise renewal for Saint George’s Day 2020 appeared first on 5th Rotherham (Maltby).