Sequence Tea Dance – Thank You!

We would like to thank everybody who attended or donated towards the sequence tea dance at Egton village hall on Sunday 17th November 2013.

Between ticket sales, donations and the raffle we raised £152, which will be going towards our hall maintenance.

I would like to give a special thank you to Judy Buck who organised the event.

Thank you

~ Akela

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Christmas Panto – 13th January

The Christmas panto will be taking place on Monday 13th January at 7pm at the Whitby Pavilion, tickets are £5, please let your leaders know if you wish to attend asap. Anybody interested going on their own the panto is running from Monday the 13th till Saturday the 18th, please contact the ticket office for times and prices.

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Christmas Fair – 14th December

The Christmas fair will be on Saturday the 14th December from 10am till 12.30pm and will be open to the public. Anybody interested in setting up a stall please contact us. As always donations of cakes will be welcome closer to the time.

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Sequence Tea Dance – 17th November

In support of the group Judy Buck has organised a tea dance at Egton village hall on Sunday 17th November from 2pm till 5pm. If anybody would like to take part tickets are £5 and are available from Judy on 07809 894420 and the price includes tea/coffee, sandwich and a bun.

We would appreciate some of the members helping out with things like serving drinks and food so please let your leader know if you can help. Helpers would need to be there from 1.30pm till 3.00pm but are more than welcome to stay longer.

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Remembrance Service – 10th November

The remembrance service will be at St Mary’s church on Sunday 10th November. The service begins at 2.30pm but can members be there for 2.10pm please.

While attendance is not mandatory this is one of only two services the group takes part in so we would appreciate members taking part. Full uniform will be required.

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Swimming Gala

The Swimming Gala for Whitby District will take place on Monday 11th November at Whitby Swimming Pool.

We have access to the pool between 6.00pm and 7.30pm, it is recommended you arrive around 5:55pm.

The first hour will be for Whitby District Swimming Competition with the last thirty minutes for working towards the Staged Swimming Badges.

This replaces the Colony and Pack meetings for the day.

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Meetings Tonight

No Cubs tonight but Beavers & Scouts running as normal

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Scary Thursday

Join us at the Scout hall this Thursday for scary games, spooky music and terrifying snacks.

Come in fancy dress to blend in with the horrifying creatures of the night as “humans” will be eaten on sight.

Doors open at 6pm but be sure to be away for 9pm or you will be entombed for all eternity.

The price for entry is a frightful £2.50, so dust off those money boxes.

Entry is open for all members of Whitby District Scouts and siblings.

We will gladly accept donations of cakes and buns *hint hint*.

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Support us while you shop online

Don’t forget you can help to raise money for our group while shopping online, simply by registering with EasyFundraising and using the links to the online store from their page, and it will not cost you anything! Better yet no installs required (unless you want to), so how does it work? It places a cookie* on your computer which the shops webpage can detect and when you buy something they give a small percentage of the sale to us!

http://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/causes/eskmouthscouts

While not all online stores support EasyFundraising most of the big ones do, such as Asda, Argos, Amazon, BHS, eBay, GAME, Gucci, Hertz, iTunes, John Lewis, and many many more!

So give yourself an excuse to go shopping today and feel good about supporting your local Scout group.

~Akela

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2013 Summer Camp Wrap Up

Well summer camps over for another year and for the most part the kids enjoyed it. Hopefully they was all sufficiently tired that all the parents had a quiet night ;)

Photos will be up later, maybe today but more likely later in the week.

I’ll also be checking how well some video clips of the talent show have come out (may be sound and lighting issues) and if they are decent they will be uploaded to our YouTube channel and links provided.

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