Category Archives: Chairman’s Blog

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.

2018 Remembrance Service

The group and all sections will be supporting the St Stephens Parish Remembrance Service in Park Street on Sunday November 11th, assembling at 2.30pm for the march to the Cenotaph. Three wreaths will be laid, by our Beavers, Cubs and Scouts.

Later that day ( at 7.00pm ) the beacon in Greenwood Park will be lit to mark the Centenary of the end of the First World War.

Dates for your diary

The group are busy planning future dates, that are not to be missed !

Firstly there is the excellent St Albans Scout and Guide Gang Show at the Alban Arena between Wed 13th and Sat 16th Feb next year. All sections have ordered tickets, so watch out for more details from your Section Leader.

Secondly set of key dates for your diary – Next Years Group Camp will be at Gilwell Park between Friday 28th June and Sunday 30th June 2019. Its a long while since the group camped there, so its not to be missed. A real adventure !!