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Reunion date for 2019 is Friday April 12th

Reunion date for 2019 is Friday April 12th and will be at the Victory Services Club, Seymour Street near Marble Arch. Details will come out in a couple of weeks time but please reserve the date!…

John Larkin - 14th January 2019

Cubs get the hose down on Fire Station

Paddington Fire Station got a visit from the 8th Marylebone Cubs. The Cubs got a taste of the daily life of a firefighter and had a tour of the station. To the amazement of the team at the station, the Cubs asked brilliant questions and behaved perfectly. While the Cubs were there they had a talk about fire safety, enjoyed listening to the fire alarm and trying on a real, smoky-smelly helmet, some even thought it smelled of sausages! …

Nigel Hart - 8th January 2019 - 1 Comment

Scouts make a Plastic Pledge

With the current plastic crisis that has been sweeping the nation's social media platforms, it seemed necessary to base the aims of our Environmental Conservation Badge on dealing with the issue of Plastic Pollution.…

Tyla Mace - 8th January 2019

Diehards win the Green Beret Visitor Trophy 2018

The annual Green Beret Challenge for scouts during November is a weekend that tests strength, endurance, team work, fitness and intelligence. It is also one of the only camps where the leaders do all the cooking, cleaning and maintenance of the campsite so all the scouts get to do is turn up and enjoy all the activities!…

John Larkin - 8th January 2019 - 1 Comment

Scouts go big scale Cluedo for Halloween

For Halloween this year we thought we would incorporate some classic Halloween games of donuts on a string and apple bobbing with everyone's favourite murder mystery board game bought to life…Cluedo!…

John Larkin - 8th January 2019 - 1 Comment

KISC 2017, a trip on the Rodelbahn

As part of the activities at the Scouts foreign tour 2017, what it is like to go down the Rodelbahn close to lake Oeschinensee near Kandersteg in Switzerland. Hold onto your hat as brothers Chris and Tom take you for a spin.…

John Larkin - 20th June 2018

Beaver Cleaner Streater

The Beavers spent just over half an hour around Alma square and Hill Road in St John's Wood litter picking and were amazed at just how much rubbish they gathered.…

John Larkin - 8th June 2018 - 1 Comment

Task Master Night

The Leaders decided to recreate their favourite TV show for an unusual brain testing scout night. Task Master is a show where celebrities are filmed doing intuitive based tasks with very simple instructions, the winner is the one who best fulfils the task.…

Tom Larkin - 16th January 2018

Xmas Good Turn - Homeless parcels

During the run up to Xmas the Scouts in Diehardia kept up it's tradition of thinking of others who are less fortunate than ourselves at this time of the year. This time they supported the 'Homeless' with a very useful pack of 'goodies'. The scouts used the 'Community Impact badge 2' as an incentive and basis for their efforts to do a 'Good Turn'. …

John Larkin - 14th January 2018

Stepping up to the Beacon

17 scouts with 7 leaders and 2 parents took to the Chiltern Hills on Sunday 21st May. We all met at Tring station in Hertfordshire, most traveling up by train from Euston, and set out in 4 groups each with a separate route planned and navigated by the scouts.…

John Larkin - 20th June 2017

Rope of Death Challenge

Standard sort of a night...... 1 roll of duct tape per patrol, build a rope and get each member of the patrol to climb it, what could possibly go wrong???…

Chris Larkin - 29th March 2017 - 2 Comments

The Night of the Bear Reunion 2017

Sorry not Bear Grylls sadly this time but a big Ted donated by a parent for fundraising and auctioned by Bill Brooks. Combined with the raffle over £500 was raised for the Little Haven Children's Hospice.…

John Larkin - 27th March 2017 - 1 Comment

Bag Packing

Fund raising and getting out into the community…

Chris Larkin - 22nd December 2016

Cubs 100

In December 2016, Cub Scouting celebrated its 100th Anniversary, and so to mark the occasion, the Diehards hosted Cubs100!…

Nate Suda - 5th December 2016

Navigation Adventure

Cub Scouting wouldn't be Cub Scouting without learning how to use a map and compass and so, after a month of training, the Diehards were put to the test in a very unique central London navigation adventure.…

Nate Suda - 30th November 2016

8th St Marylebone Scouts' distinctive neckerchief

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