Providing fun, challenge and adventure to over 250 young people from Bradley Stoke

1st Bradley Stoke Scouts...
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...changes lives by offering 6 to 14 year-olds fun and challenging activities, unique experiences, everyday adventure and the chance to help others so that we make a positive impact in communities. 

Scouts helps children and young adults reach their full potential. Scouts develop skills including teamwork, time management, leadership, initiative, planning, communication, self-motivation, cultural awareness and commitment. We help young people to get jobs, save lives and even change the world.

The adults that run scouts are all volunteers, and are always in short supply.  If you are interested in being an adult helper in any capacity please contact us.  The roles available include section leaders dealing directly with young people, IT support, quartermaster and finance.


Group News

  • Quartermaster Required! 15 OCTOBER 2017We are in desperate need of a new Quartermaster.Would you like to help the largest youth organisation in Bradley Stoke provide fun, excitement and challenges for over 230 young people?Can you help Organise, Inventory, Issue, Monitor Returns and Maintain our stores of equipment?Please get in touch…CONTACT US
    Posted 4 Nov 2017, 09:46 by BSS Group-Admin
  • Proud of our GSL 26 JUNE 2016 Clive Mason (Group Scout Leader) Receives Merit AwardWe are extremely lucky at 1st Bradley Stoke Scouts to have a Group Scout Leader who has over forty years experience of Scouting and is still as enthusiastic as ever. Clive Mason has been a driving force behind our Scout Group and has served as our Chair and as our Group Scout Leader over a period that has seen the group triple in size to become one of the largest in the country. His skill and expertise is now being utilized to help other groups in his recently taken on role as Assistant District Commissioner (Group Support).Clive was awarded the scouting ‘Award for Merit’ which is given for ‘outstanding service of ...
    Posted 4 Nov 2017, 09:40 by BSS Group-Admin
  • Avon Jamboree 2016 26 JUNE 2016 On 27th May 2016, around 4000 Scouts and Guides from the Avon area and beyond gathered at the Windmill Fisheries Showground in South Gloucestershire for the 2016 County Jamboree.Sun, rain, mud, lots of activities and a visit from ‘Bear’ made the weekend a fantastic experience for all.Just over half the Group (105 young people) supported by 31 volunteers attended with Dave Pace (Assistant Group Scout Leader – Cubs) doing a sterling job as our Group lead for this major event.
    Posted 4 Nov 2017, 09:37 by BSS Group-Admin
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Water Rats News

  • Water Rats program for 2018
    Posted 27 Nov 2017, 15:02 by Tomislav Hernija
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Marching Band News

  • Vodafone Community Connection Award Goes to Band! 15 NOVEMBER 2015 The group was astounded but delighted to find out that they had won the recent Vodafone Community Connection Award.The money means that we are now definitely able to go ahead with our marching band project with this funding going towards instruments for the Band.The group were selected after Vodafone called for nominations for the award in conjunction with the Bradley Stoke Journal. The eventual aim of the Marching Band Project is to have our own Band leading the November Remembrance parades.The announcement was made in the November issue of the Bradley Stoke Journal with the Vodafone staff (Ajit Deb, Sophie Merritt) and Scout Representatives (Richard Shepherd, Joy Harrison and Katherine Robinson) getting themselves in the picture taken ...
    Posted 4 Nov 2017, 08:49 by BSS Group-Admin
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