Beavers Cubs Scouts

Group AGM Rescheduled

You are invited to our rescheduled AGM

Saturday 16th October 2021

4pm

All welcome

Bring your Beaver, Cub or Scout.

Come along and find out more about the group and our exciting plans for a new hut.

Due to COVID restrictions, if you would like to attend, please email

secretary.12theastleigh@gmail.com

so we can order food and keep track of numbers.

District Cubs Football

Well done to all the Cubs from the 12th Eastleigh who took part in todays District Cubs Football Tournament.

All of our cubs, on both teams, showed great teamwork and sportsmanship, with each team supporting the other in their matches.

The Big Cats won the competition, and have brought the Waghorn Cup back home to the 12th again.

All of the 12th leaders are proud of the way both teams behaved, with some of our Cubs even taking turns to play for the 13th Eastleigh, to help their team who were short on numbers.

Once again, a big well done to you all

COVID Closure

Due to a small number of COVID cases within our Group, our GSL has advised that we should close all Sections for this week.

As a result, there will be no Beaver, Cub or Scout meetings this week, to allow a firebreak, and prevent transmission of the virus to other members of the group.

We look forward to seeing you all again in a weeks time, and hope you all stay safe and well.

We thank you all for your understanding

12th Eastleigh Leaders

Leaders Needed

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Group AGM & BBQ

You are invited to our AGM

Saturday 25th September 2021

4pm

Followed by a FREE BBQ

All welcome

Bring your Beavers, Cubs or Scouts.

Come along and find out more about the group and our exciting plans for a new hut.

Due to COVID restrictions, if you would like to attend, please email secretary.12theastleigh@gmail.com so we can order food and keep track of numbers.

COVID Readiness Level – Green

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The Scout Association have now updated the COVID Readiness Level to Green.

This means most of the COVID restrictions have now been lifted, and we can resume Scouting as close to pre COVID as possible.

This is the first time we have seen green since the COVID restrictions were first applied in March 2020, and means we are able to resume business as normal, inline with government guidance. We will, however, continue to encourage regular use of hand sanitiser, our leaders will continue to wear face masks during indoor activities, and we must ask that you do not allow your child to attend meetings if they have COVID symptoms.

A Message From HQ

Hi

Following the Government announcement on Monday, we’re pleased to update that from 19 July there will be some changes to the way you can deliver Scouting activities within England.
The Government have confirmed the following changes will apply whilst the youth sector remains in the Yellow readiness level throughout the summer:
Group sizes – There is no limit to group sizes, meaning that full sections and multiple sections may now meet together. You must still act to minimise the spread of COVID-19 when running activities. These changes now apply to all age ranges, with no differences for Scout Network and adult groups. In line with the government’s desire to minimise the transmission of COVID-19, we strongly recommend you focus on returning young people to local scouting activities at this time.
COVID-19 controls – It is no longer the law to practice social distancing or wear a face covering, however members will still need to wear face coverings in the following circumstances; when an activity requires direct physical contact; when in direct contact because of an incident; or in poorly ventilated spaces. Social distancing is still encouraged when in poorly ventilated spaces (note: any requirements by facilities and external providers must be followed).
Nights Away – The group size limits have been removed for nights away activities, but members must still have no more than 6 people per accommodation (tent / room). Lateral flow testing has now become a recommendation and not a requirement, but members are still strongly encouraged to keep testing as outlined in the guidance. Anyone displaying COVID-19 symptoms or testing positive must return home immediately, and those sharing a room/tent with this individual must also return home and self-isolate.  
The readiness level table has been updated to reflect these changes and assist with your planning.
Please be sure to check the current guidance, all available on the getting back together safely updates page. We’ll update this content on Monday (19 July) when these changes come into effect.
We hope this update will enable you to continue to offer amazing experiences for young people, but it’s important to make sure that safety remains at the forefront of your plans. We all have a responsibility to make sure our activities are planned to mitigate the risk of COVID-19 spreading.
We’ll continue to monitor further changes in government guidance and expect the next update to be in September 2021. At this time we hope to review the situation for international travel. As with previous changes, please plan for the readiness level we’re in and do not book or commit to activities until it is confirmed that we have moved to the stage where the activities are allowed.  
Don’t forget that you will need to still risk assess your activities, but if you have an approved COVID-19 risk assessment, there is no need to resubmit another.
We’re looking forward to an exciting summer of Scouting activities, and hope you are too!
Best wishes,
Sam MorrisInterim – Chief Commissioner of England Scouts
Graeme Hamilton – Deputy UK Chief Commissioner Scouts

Cub Leaders Needed – Thursday Cubs

Group Camp 2021

Now that we are back to face to face Scouting, and life is starting to get back to normal, we have decided to hold a Group Camp.

On a Group Camp, ALL Beavers, Cubs & Scouts from the 12th Eastleigh are invited to join us for a weekend of camping, regardless of which Pack/Colony they are with, or if their sections leaders will be attending

This year, Group Camp will take place on the weekend of 10th – 12th September, at Cranbury Park. We aim to be charging no more than £30 per head for this event, which will cover the cost of the site, food, and activities.

COVID Readiness Level Updated

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As from the 17th May, the Scout Association have moved the COVID readiness to yellow, for the first time since the pandemic began.

This is a big boost for Scouting, and will allow us to start moving back towards normality in the programme we provide for our young people.

We can assure you, that we will continue to work safely within the guidelines provided to us by the Scout Association, and maintain our stance of keeping our young people safe while Scouting