1st Stanstead Abbotts and St. Margaret's Scout Group

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Welcome to our Scout Group

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We offer an exciting programme of Scouting activities for boys and girls aged 6 to 14 years old.

Young people can join the adventure in one of our five sections:

We currently have around 150 young members from Stanstead Abbotts, Stanstead St. Margaret's, Great Amwell, Hoddesdon, Hertford Heath, Roydon and Ware.

With over 30 enthusiastic adult volunteers, we are an active and successful Scout Group always looking for new members, both young people and adults.

Read the latest news from the Scout Group below

Lunches for Charities Thurs 2nd Feb: in aid of our Scout Group
Friday, 06 January 2017 11:27

The Village Churches have very kindly nominated our Scout Group for their February "Lunches for Charities" and invited anyone to come along to the free lunch on Thursday 2nd February saying "Come and join us – everyone, of all ages, is welcome to these free lunches at 1pm in the Wilshere Hall, Stanstead Abbotts. Please invite friends to join you." 

For more info, please see this month's Parishes Magazine

Did you read our Christmas e-Newsletter?
Thursday, 05 January 2017 11:15

If you missed our Christmas e-Newsletter, you can read a copy HERE - Lots of News, Dates, Announcements and Celebrations from all around the Scout Group. 

Happy Birthday Cubs!
Friday, 16 December 2016 15:07

100tas logoToday marks 100 years since Cub Scouts began, and we’re not the only ones celebrating! Take a look at these birthday wishes from some people you might recognise...   #Cubs100

Woodland Beavers Christmas Craft Night
Wednesday, 14 December 2016 16:46

It was an exciting, fun packed Christmas Craft evening at Woodland Beavers last week. Fun and sticky chocolate galore and some great Christmas Jumpers and Antlers too!

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4 Chief Scout Silver Awards presented at Jaguar Pack
Thursday, 08 December 2016 17:28

4 silvers at jaguar packHUGE Congratulations to Jaguar Packs's  Mollie Thomsen, Violet-May Bryant, Emma Pocock and Hannah Pattison who were all presented with their Chief Scout's Silver Awards during the last couple of weeks - the highest award available in the Cub Scout Section. Read on for the full story

Village Poppy Appeal raises £8,113.19
Wednesday, 30 November 2016 09:52

Poppy Appeal Total 2016 smallerWe were delighted to hear that the village's Poppy Appeal managed to raise a fantastic £8,113.19 this year and the organisers were very keen to thank everyone who helped box them up, deliver and collect them back again and, of course, to everyone who bought and wore a Poppy. (Please see their poster on the Notice Board at HQ)

The huge #Cubs100 Party
Monday, 19 December 2016 18:13

IMG 5392Jaguar and Panther Pack celebrated the 100th Birthday of Cubs on Friday 16th December at the huge Ware & District Cubs #Cubs100 Party.

Beavers, Cubs and Scouts Skating @ Van Hage
Wednesday, 14 December 2016 17:25

2dbd9069 ec48 451a 91bb 5fda7a2a1a16Our boys and girls love a spot of Ice Skating at Christmas and this year each Section organised a night on the ice for their Beavers, Cubs or Scouts.  Huge fun for everyone.

Volunteer Vacancy Board
Tuesday, 13 December 2016 19:36

Have YOU seen our new Volunteers Vacancy Board at HQ? Leading activities or Behind-the-Scenes - could you or someone you know help?

Extra Adult Leaders Needed

  • Tuesday Nights - Cubs
  • Thursday Night - Beavers
  • Friday Night - Beavers

Or Volunteer Behind-the-Scenes:-

  • Website and Social Media Assistant or Manager
  • Website Developer - (For a New Website - Yes it's time for an upgrade!)

No previous Scouting Experience Needed !

Please contact our Group Scout Leader Paul Stretch on 01920 320100 or email  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  ASAP if you could help with any of our volunteering vacancies.

For more information.about joining the adventure and to find out more about what it's all about to be a volunteer at our Scout Group - READ ON or take a look at the new Volunteer Vacancy Board at HQ.

Volunteer Vacancy Board

Dec/Jan Parishes Mag - Read our news on p15
Sunday, 04 December 2016 08:48

The Parishes Magazine Dec and Jan Edition 2016Have you seen the December / January edition of The Parishes Magazine yet? It's full of local news, events and lots of useful information. Look out for our monthly news round-up on p15 or read it on-line at The Parishes Magazine - or check out the copy on our News Noticeboard at HQ.

Forest Beavers Twilight visit to Rye Meads
Friday, 25 November 2016 17:29

IMG 7242Armed with warm coats and torches our Forest Beavers took an Autumn twilight tour of Rye Meads RSPB Nature Reserve, looking for wildlife from the hides, peering into the ponds, learning some bird calls and much more.

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