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  • New District G-Suite Accounts

    New District G-Suite Accounts

    13th February 2019

    We have finally gone live with our new district IT platform provided by Google's G-Suite There is a guide with step by step instructions to setting up your district mail and accessing shared resources for the first time here Login to your g-suite account here: In order to support the district in complying with the current data protection regulations, the district is moving its electronic file storage and email to Googleís G-Suite platform. This will enable us to have A secure way of sharing information in the district (Team Drives) A scouting email address to keep sensitive scouting data away from your own email Somewhere private and secure to put your own scouting data (My drive) A district directory  A secure area of the district website for adults only (still under development) Going forward, as people take up adult roles in the district, they will be issued with a email address and logon, and given access to the...

  • Sevenoaks Scouts Receive their Gold Award

    Sevenoaks Scouts Receive their Gold Award

    5th June 2018

    Five Scouts from Sevenoaks their parents and supporting leaders went along on the 3rd of June to Lower Grange, Kent's Headquarters, to receive their Chief Scout Gold Award. Dean Harding, the County Commissioner, and a Regional representative awarded  33 awards to scouts from 9 Kent Districts....

  • 10 Second Guide to the Brand Changes

    10 Second Guide to the Brand Changes

    16th May 2018

    Skills For Life Changing our brand from the old swoosh signifies a new direction for Scouts as it launches Skills For Life - emphasising the long term positive effects on young people from taking an active part in Scouting. Read about the plan to deliver better futures...

  • St George's Day Parade and Road Closures

    22nd April 2018

    The Scouts are celebrating St George's Day again this year with two parades along the High Street. We are hoping that as many of the 900 youth members of scouting in the district will be able to join us on Sunday (22nd April 2018). The scouts will be supported by the marching band of...

  • Forthcoming Permit Training

    Forthcoming Permit Training

    8th March 2018

    There are courses upcoming in March and April 2018 for Archery LeaderAxe ThrowingAir Rifle ShootingClimbing Leader Please check the calendar for details ...

  • Young Leader & Explorer Climbing 5th January

    23rd December 2017

    Young Leader & Explorer Climbing 5th January 2018 7pm to 8:30pm  Climb at Lower Grange Farm, with other Sevenoaks Young leaders and Explorers Full details and booking now via this form.  Note when capacity reached booking will close - book now! ...

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  • Network Christmas gathering

    23rd December 2017

    Network Christmas gathering  There is an opportunity for Network members to attend a climbing session at Lower Grange Farm on 5th January at 8:30pm, or at an earlier time for Pizza.  This is open to all 18-25yo in Sevenoaks, regardless of skill level and if you don't fancy climbing...

  • Explorers & Young Leaders: Hands Up For Adventure

    Explorers & Young Leaders: Hands Up For Adventure

    19th December 2017

    Calling all Explorers, Young Leaders and rising 14 year-old scouts Join us for some pre-Christmas fun (including chocolate) plus meeting our District Youth Commissioners and Explorer team to help shape our exciting plans for 14-18 scouting in the District. ...

  • WSJ 2019 Selection Day details

    WSJ 2019 Selection Day details

    14th November 2017

    Details have been announced of the World Scout Jamboree selection day. Please see the main WSJ page ...

  • New Online District ScoutSHOP launched

    New Online District ScoutSHOP launched

    29th October 2017

    The new District Scout Shop has opened it doors  The new District Scout Shop has opened it doors today 29th October 2017 The new shop features Online orderingCard paymentsInternet banking payments (BACS) The new shop is being run by a brand new volunteer team of parents.   Visit...

  • Dates announced for Mag 7 2018

    Dates announced for Mag 7 2018

    2nd October 2017

    We have just announced dates for Mag 7 2018 news article. The activity camp will be 4th-7th May 2018 on the St Clere Estate in Kemsing. ...

  • District AGM 13th June

    District AGM 13th June

    25th May 2017

    All adults members, supporters, explorers and young leaders are welcome at the Annual General Meeting of the Sevenoaks District Scout Council. It is to be held on Tuesday 13 June 2017 from 7.30pm (19:30hrs) in the headquarters of the 4th Sevenoaks (St. Johnís) Scout Group, Mill Lane,...

  • St George's Day Parade photos are here

    St George's Day Parade photos are here

    23rd April 2017

    Check out the St George's Day gallery ...

  • Plender 2017 Photos

    Plender 2017 Photos

    16th April 2017

    Photos from the 2017 Plender hike are online ...

  • Cub Scouts Quiz and Challenge

    Cub Scouts Quiz and Challenge

    30th March 2017

    Cub Scouts Quiz and Challenge  The day started at 13:30 with (about) 11 teams worth of Cubs turning up armed the contents of their respective Pack's craft boxes. Nearly all (if not all) of the Groups were represented. The teams were 4 or 5 strong, containing a good cross section from...

  • Cubs 100 edition of Across Kent out now

    Cubs 100 edition of Across Kent out now

    17th January 2017

    The Cubs 100 celebration edition is out now! You can download it at Packed full of stories about the celebrations held around Kent to mark the Cub Scout Centenary as well as snippets of news from around Kent. ...

  • Cubs Celebrate at Kingswood

    Cubs Celebrate at Kingswood

    22nd October 2016

    Cubs Scouts from the 1st 4th and 7th packs joined 300 other cubs for a weekend of activities at the Kingswood Activity Centre in Ashford. The cubs and leaders had the luxury of sleeping inside nice warm buildings with running hot water which was something that the young people and probably...

  • District AGM 2016

    District AGM 2016

    22nd June 2016

    The District Annual General Meeting of Sevenoaks Scouts took place on the 21st June 2016 and was a great success with many turning out to witness the event. During the meeting several awards were given to leaders and Explorer Scouts. Pictures of the awards are in the Gallery  section of this...

  • Explorers and Scouts flying high

    Explorers and Scouts flying high

    12th June 2016

    Four lucky scouts from the 7th, 3rd & 4th troops plus two Explorers got the chance to go gliding on the 5th April thanks to the Kent Gliding Club Community Flying Programme. One Explorer even got to do some acrobatics as it was her second flight. A most exciting day for this group of...

  • Cubs Celebrate 100 years with ADVENTURE

    Cubs Celebrate 100 years with ADVENTURE

    12th June 2016

    Over the weekend of the 4th and 5th June the Cubs had activity at the Downe Scout Camp near Biggin Hill. Over 70 cubs from 7 different packs attended and had a go at archery, abseiling, crate stacking and pedal carts. The weather was fantastic through out the weekend and this was a perfect...

  • Scouting Memorial Project

    Scouting Memorial Project

    5th June 2016

    Andy King took his scouts to the unveiling of the National memorial Project in Staffordshire. Here is his report and an explanation of the project. Hogwarts Troops was privileged to be invited to the unveiling of the new Scout memorial. This was held on the 5th June. we had tickets for 2...

  • Pinewood Rally 2016

    Pinewood Rally 2016

    16th April 2016

    As in any form of motor racing there is plenty of preparation before Race Day and so it was for the 2016 Cub Scouts Pinewood Rally at Wilderness Sports Centre. Months before the event Richard, Assistant District Commissioner for Cubs sought out materials so that all the car kits were...

  • District Challenge and Quiz

    District Challenge and Quiz

    3rd March 2016

    Itís not always easy to find an event that cubs from all over the District can take part in which is indoors but this Challenge and Quiz event is still attracting teams from many packs. In fact, fourteen took part in the event held at the St Johns Group headquarters in Mill Lane which meant...

  • March Newslink is here

    March Newslink is here

    2nd March 2016

    March Newslink is here with details of the District Cub Challenge, Otford Adventures and invitations to Quiz at Edenbridge on the 11th. ...

  • February Newslink!

    February Newslink!

    1st February 2016

    Newslink February 2016 has now hit the internet. This month featuring... All Leaders Meeting, Skills Night, Scouts Wide Game, Scout Shop, Active Supporta (scouting) night at the cinema...

  • January Newslink Out Now

    January Newslink Out Now

    8th January 2016

    The first edition of Newslink in 2016 is out now. In this issue Happy New Year! Christmas Camps, Cubs Quiz, District All Leader's Meeting, Training News Read it now ...

  • District All-Leader's Meeting Tues 25 July

    District All-Leader's Meeting Tues 25 July

    8th January 2016

    Meeting starts at 19:45 at the 3rd Sevenoaks Hut, Bradbourne Vale Road, Sevenoaks ...

  • District Cubs Chess Competition

    21st November 2015

    The Sevenoaks District Cubs Chess Tournament took place at Westerham Scout Hut on Saturday 21stNovember. 17 cubs from 5 Packs took part in a keenly fought competition. After a series of 10 minute round robin matches in 4 groups the 8 cubs with the best results competed for one trophy and the...

  • New Training Dates Published

    New Training Dates Published

    12th November 2015

    Training dates for the coming year have been updated today.  Get yourself trained before Compass comes online! View the training schedule ...

  • November Newslink Out Now

    November Newslink Out Now

    3rd November 2015

    The November edition of Newslink has hit the internet. November Newslink The full Newslink Index The copy in your inbox came with an updated version of the District Directory - if you spotted any updates required please contact Rose Mears. ...

  • Plender Hike

    Plender Hike

    17th October 2015

    Saturday 17thOctober saw a return of the biennial Plender Hike Competition. 9 teams entered the night hike with teams from 1st, 4th, 12th, 15thand 17thSevenoaks. The teams had to complete an arduous 8 mile course around Otford and Shoreham. On the way were a number of challenges including...

  • Active Support opt for 'The Dark Side'

    9th October 2015

    At their games evening the Sevenoaks District Active Support members along with members from the Trefoil Guild were given a choice of subjects for a talk at next months meeting. Their choice was The Dark Side of London. The talk will be at Halstead Scout HQ in Shoreham Lane at 2pm on 12th...

  • Sevenoaks District Active Support Games Night

    8th October 2015

    On Thursday October 8 the Active Support team along with the Trefoil Guild are running a Games evening to include some of those long forgotten pastimes. All are welcome to join in the fun at Halstead Scout HQ Shoreham Lane Halstead. ...

  • October Newslink out now

    October Newslink out now

    2nd October 2015

    A new edition of Newslink has been published.   It has 10 pages this month including a wedding, cub challenge, water sports, carnivals and much more!. ...

  • Rafting at Thrifwood, a great day o/in the water

    Rafting at Thrifwood, a great day o/in the water

    27th September 2015

    29 Scouts from 1st 3rd 4th and 17th Chose the perfect day to get in to the minibus and shoot of to Thriftwood Camp site and Activity Centre for a day of rafting. They built their own rafts with the help of a diagram and tuition from the leaders Michael , Chris, Carl , Russel ,Fred,...

  • Scouts look forward to a day of RAFTING

    26th September 2015

    Sevenoaks Scouts are looking  forward to a day of RAFTING at Thrftwood Campsite in Essex. After constructing their rafts the scouts will bravely attempt to circumnavigate the lake and island. How successful will they be? Watch this space. ...

  • District Commissioner's Cubs Challenge

    District Commissioner's Cubs Challenge

    20th September 2015

    Four Packs came together in September to compete for the District Commissioners Cup. The packs were 1st Sevenoaks, (Braeside), 4th Sevenoaks (St John's), 7th Sevenoaks (Halstead) and 12th Sevenoaks (Edenbridge) and all four packs did remarkably well to achieve the tough criteria for...

  • District All Leaders Meeting Sept 28th POSTPONED

    District All Leaders Meeting Sept 28th POSTPONED

    16th September 2015

    Come to meet with the all the leaders in the District on the 28th of September at the 3rd Sevenoaks HQ on Bradbourne Vale Road.NOW POSTPONED NOW POSTPONED ...

  • Explorers Summer Camp in Kandersteg - Outline

    9th September 2015

    Explorers Summer Camp in Kandersteg At the meeting this week we talked through the proposed trip to Kandersteg next summer. View the slide show here: ...

  • Active Support Group Go Boating

    Active Support Group Go Boating

    6th August 2015

    On the 9th July some of the Active Support members joined together with the Trefoil Guild and had a great day out on the Wey and Arun Canal. The weather was perfect and a good time was had by all. Everyone brought a plate of 'food to share', and there were a few bottles of sustenance around...

  • District St George's Day Trophies 2015

    District St George's Day Trophies 2015

    1st May 2015

    District St George's Day Trophies 2015 news article ...

  • Find us on Facebook!

    Find us on Facebook!

    1st March 2015

    Sevenoaks District Scouts is now on Facebook. Join us and find out what's going on in your Scouting District....

  • District Awards 2013

    District Awards 2013

    28th April 2013

    Winners of this year's District Awards 2013 are as follows -  The Sajo Trophy  - Caroline Coppleston and the 6th Sevenoaks (Kemsing) Beaver Colony The Mickey Spearey Trophy - Richard Everest and the 4th Sevenoaks (St Johns) Cub Pack The Dudley Barrow Trophy - Alan Hindley and the...

  • Chris Mears receives Special Awards

    Chris Mears receives Special Awards

    28th April 2013

    Chris received both a Chief Scout's Commendation for Meritorious Conduct medal an award for Meritorious Conduct and a Silver Acorn which is one of Scoutingís top awards. He has been and continues to be a major force in Sevenoaks scouting. He has been Riverhead Carnival organiser and continued...

  • St George's Day Parade

    St George's Day Parade

    28th April 2013

    Scouts from across the Sevenoaks District marched through the town High Street on Sunday for one of the best attended St George's Day parades on record. Considered the most important event in the Scouting calender, the Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Explorers and Leaders processed at a packed St...


    18th December 2010

    CHRISTMAS BAG PACKING EVENT During the week leading into Christmas the SAS (Scout Active Support) and Scout Groups around Sevenoaks District, including the 7th Sevenoaks (Halstead) Scout Group, are Bag Packing from 10am - 4pm (10:00 - 16:00 hrs) at Sainsburys, Otford Road,...

  • Fellowship are Active Support!

    24th November 2010

    Fellowship are Active Support! Sevenoaks District Active Support previously known as Fellowship are, as the name suggests, actively supporting Scouting within Sevenoaks District and, because their members enjoy the adventure of Scouting too, provide an active...

  • £1700 raised in Christmas bag packing

    23rd January 2010

    In the week leading up to Christmas if you happened to be shopping at Sainsburies in Otford between 10am and 4pm you  may have been asked by a scout if you'd like a hand with your packing. 1st, 4th & 7th Sevenoaks Scouts were joined by 1st Orpington Guides to offer this service to...

  • County Challenge

    26th September 2009

    The Sevenoaks team of cubs recently competed in the County Challenge Day. They had a great day and worked hard together.The team made up of cubs from the 4th Sevenoaks pack came 6th out of about 30 teams. Great effort ...

  • Cubs swim for the RNLI

    20th April 2009

    Weald Cubs Swim for the RNLI After a visit from the RNLI the cubs were so impressed that they wanted to do some fundraising by way of saying thank you. A sponsored swim was arranged and the cubs started to swim lengths and then some more lengths and...

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