2013-10-18 – Bisley 2013

UntitledAfter a troubled journey, the Scout van arrived at NSRA Bisley for the 37th National Scout Rifle Championships and was met by the 32 strong party consisting of teams representing the 5th Dartford Scout Group and Dartford ESU. Pitching camp, although a little late, was straight forward with good weather conditions and the urn was on in no time.

teamThis year we were smartly turned out in our new ‘Masters @ Arms‘ shirts, which were sponsored by ITM Ltd, Dial-a-Cab, Travis Perkins, Call-Sign Magazine & The Six Bells Public House. A number of folk complimented us on our new attire and we thank our sponsors wholeheartedly for their support and generosity. Continue reading

2013-10-03 – Philpott Archery

archeryThanks to the skills of the 5th Dartford Archery Instructors 20 Philpott Beavers enjoyed an afternoon of Archery.

Firstly they were instructed on the safety rules to be followed and the names of all the equipment to be used. Each boy was then given the chance to fire three arrows at the targets which had balloons attached to them. Several managed to ‘pop’ them and two golds were scored. Continue reading