Last Saturday our Queen’s Scout Ceremony took place at Government House in Wellington. It has been a long wait for recipients as the ceremony had been postponed not once but twice due to changes in Alert Levels.
Rolling around only once every three years, March 20th marked National Cub Day. The theme of this year’s event was The Great Kiwi Adventure! Cubs across the country participated in Zone/Group events to celebrate being a Cub.
Churchward Park Scout Group from Malborough Zone featured on What Now over the weekend. They taught What Now host Stella how to make pancakes and took her out for a kayak!
The 14th Tri-annual Staveley Adventure Camp opened on the 2nd January 2021 to the arrival of 329 Scouts, 54 Venturers and 109 leaders and staff who would camp together for the next seven days.
This year marks 55 years of Walsh Memorial Scout Flying School. From 6th – 20th January this year, 70 students aged between 16-19 descended on Matamata and got put through their paces at flying school.
We are deeply saddened that a former volunteer is facing charges in relation to alleged historic sexual offences involving children in the Wellington District Court. Scouts first learned of the charges when the man was arrested in March this year and is cooperating fully with the police investigation.