Articles tagged with: badges

21 Apr 2012

Tom (13) from Bathampton Scouts recently gained numerous badges over the Easter break reflecting his varied hobbies and interests. Recently promoted to act- Patrol Leader for the Merlin’s, Tom gained 11 Scout badges. These included two Athletics badges, Entertainer badge for his school productions, the Hobbies badge, Model Maker and Creative Challenge badges for his involement in the Lego Robotics Club. The multi talented Scout also achieved his Physical Recreation and Sports Enthusiast badges for his participation in the School football team.
Tom a pupil at Ralph Allen school was awarded his Meterologist badge and …

2 Feb 2012

Taken from February’s 2012 Local Look Magazine.
James Hull, 26, has been involved in Scouting from an early age. After 2 ½ years at Cubs, James joined the Bathampton Scouts under

At 18, James started a Foundation Degree in Adventure Education Management at Duchy College in Cornwall. This degree involved looking at outdoor education and working in activity centres.the Leadership of Paul Bryant. James comments, “My brother Andrew had gone straight into Scouts and was really enjoying it, so it was a natural progression for me to join Scouts after Cubs”.
To finish …

19 Jul 2011

Last Friday saw the annual awards ceremony for the Troop and the awarding of our first ever Chief Scouts Gold Awards to members of the 28th. Ethan and Tom were both presented with engraved zippos for completing all of the Scout Challenge Badges as part of their Gold Award.  Ethan also picked up the Scout of The Year plaque for all his efforts in leading his Patrol and his input into the Troop including the design of this website.
Ethan was given a copy of Bear Grylls – our Chief Scout’s- new book …

14 Jul 2011

Jim recently became the first Scout from Bathampton to receive his ‘Small Holder’s Badge’.
This is what Jim had to say about how he got the badge:
“I started my plot in March. I dug up the whole plot so I could break large lumps, remove weeds and remove rocks. I then raked the plot so the soil rocks where very small and the land was flat. I used a plank to draw straight trenches, where I would plant my seeds. After dropping the seeds from a close distance (because otherwise they …

1 Jul 2010

Bath winter Olympic athlete Amy Williams has been presented with a Scout badge to add to her gold medal. The honour has come in the Scout Association’s own birthday honours list – a few months after the 27-year-old was awarded an MBE in the official Queen’s version. The former Hayesfield and Beechen Cliff school pupil, who picked up first place in the skeleton bobsled event at this year’s Winter Olympics, was voted for by Scouts across the country. She was given the sports enthusiast badge in recognition of her inspirational …