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Cub Chess Competition

14 Mar 2019

The Chess Competition is on Sunday 31st March from 2.00 to 4.30 pm at Frith Grange.The cost will be 50p per Cub.Please can you let me know by Sunday 24th March how many Cubs from your Group would like to attend.If you have Cubs who would like to take part but are unable to attend please can you send …

Notice of EGM – 10th April

14 Mar 2019

Prior to the next AGM we need to adopt a new District Constitution, as there have been significant changes since the amalgamation of the Districts when our current Constitution was written.  All Adult Members of the Scout Association plus Explorer Scouts who are active in Barnet Scout District are entitled to attend and vote at meetings of the District Scout …

Meet the Funders

8 Mar 2019


Funders include:   Big Lottery Fund, The Big Give, John Lyon’s Charity, The Childhood Trust, Near Neighbours, Tesco Bags for Help, Trust for London

Monday 25th March.   

9.15am  –   1.30pmAt Terapia Centre @ The Bothy.  Stephens Park and Gardens, 17a East End Road, Finchley, N3 3QE


Night Hike news

1 Mar 2019

Date:                    Saturday 16th March 2019        

Venue:                Frith Grange Camp Site, Frith Lane

Start Times:        You will be allocated an arrival time between 6.15 and 7.30pm

Finish time:        3 hours after your start time or 10pm

A challenge hike for Cubs which will cover a distance of approximately 2 miles.  Mostly along park paths with a little walking along pavements and across fields. There will also be challenges for …

Awards – not just for youth members!

20 Feb 2019

I’m sure that you’re aware that there are Scout Association Awards for adult volunteers, but perhaps not how the process of nominating people for Awards is managed in our District?

We’ve recognised that within Barnet we might not always have been the best at using Scout Association Awards to say thank you for the great work that our adult volunteers do, …

Our newest Queen’s Scout!

19 Feb 2019

William James, a 23 year old Assistant Scout Leader from 2nd Barnet Scout Group, has become the 7th new Queen’s Scout in Greater London North so far this year.  William was a youth member at 4th East Barnet Scouts before moving on to the Vernon Venturers ESU.

When he was 18, he undertook a four year degree course at Hertfordshire University studying aerospace technology …

Barnet Scout Shooting Club

19 Feb 2019

Over the last 2 months the Shooting Club have been running very successful sessions on Sunday evenings at Frith Grange. We have now run 10 “Intro and Safety” and have signed up 80+ members. With every Troop and Explorer unit having been invited to at least 5 Intro courses we are now going to cut these back to one a …

Cub Quiz results

19 Feb 2019

Here are the results of the District Quiz:

GroupTeam Name123456789TotalPosition11th FinchleyThe Golden Eagles8687998181083120th FinchleyTeam Bob9771858681280210th FinchleyGoldern Champions777147889127932nd Edgware /
1st FinchleySure, Sure, Sure825968718127546th Friern
BarnetCringy Crew167673978127548th BarnetQuiz Masters!961284988107463rd
TotteridgeTotteridge Terriers98514686987374th East


Cubs Rafting Day

19 Feb 2019

The District Cubs Rafting Day will be on Sunday 12th May 2019 at ESSA Water Activity Centre and will follow the same format as previous years i.e. build rafts in the morning then race them after lunch.

Arrive at ESSA for 09.45 for a 10.00 start and we should be finished by 16.30.

Teams will be made up of 4 – 6 …

Cub Swimming Gala

28 Jan 2019

Thanks to all those that attended the Gala.

Also a thank you to all those who helped with the running of it.

The final results are below.

GroupTotalPosition11th Finchley Green58110th Finchley4028th Barnet33 31st Finchley2444th East Barnet2446th Friern Barnet2163rd Edgware10720th Finchley1073rd Totteridge/20th Finchley893rd Friern Barnet71011th Finchley Yellow4112nd Edgware112