Category Archives: Chairman’s Blog

Great Group Camp at Gilwell

At the end of June, all sections of the !st attended our Annual Group Camp at Gilwell, the weather was hot, and a great time was had by around 80 of our young people, supported by our leaders and parental occasional  helpers. Thanks to everybody who made this weekend possible. We shared a Camp Fire with the 4th, with the singing led by our GSL Terry Cavender.

A.G.M. Thursday 6th June 2019

Yep, another year has rolled around , and the AGM gives us a chance to review the year, thank the people who made it all possible, and look forward for the Group.

So please come along on Thursday 6th June at 7.30pm, there will be some wine / soft drinks, to get us all in the mood ! Both parents / supporters and our young people are very welcome. We have even had a dog in the past !

St Albans Half Marathon – Sunday 9th June

1st St Albans Scouts have been asked to help with the marshalling of this years half marathon on the 9th June, by manning a number of marshaling points in Bedmond Lane.  We need volunteers to help with this, parents or and our young people. It will be fun helping this great event.

Please let me know if you can help.


Steve –

Happy New Year

Well its only a few hours to go, and we would like to wish all our young people , leaders and supporters a very Happy, Healthy , and fun filled 2019. We have the St Albans Scout & Guide Gang Show to look forward to in Feb, and our Annual Group Camp in June, along with our sections great weekly programmes. Get involved !

the Derek Turner trophy 2018

We are delighted that our Scout team came joint first in this years Derek Turner district competition yesterday, Its fair to say that we have not done too well in this competition over the years, So its really brilliant.  Well done to George, James L, Rohan & Freddy.