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Request for help: Tiles for boathouse

2 Feb 2018

We have a problem with deterioration of the tiles on the roof of the boathouse.  They need to be replaced because the roof is no longer sufficiently watertight.  It’s a large and potentially very expensive job.
One of the biggest costs is that of the tiles themselves.  There are about 3,000 tiles on the roof in all and even at about …

Could you help us?

2 Dec 2017

Running a successful Scout Group would not be possible without the help of a strong executive committee. We are currently seeking a volunteer secretary to join our existing team?
Please see below for more information and get in touch with josh.coombs@corshamscouts.org.uk if you would like to find out more.
Secretary Letter

Yacht sailing 2018

30 Sep 2017

Following the successful sailing trip this summer, we’re organising another similar trip to take place next August.  This will give Scouts and Explorers, aged 12 and above, a chance to sail 72ft Challenger racing yachts through the Solent and along the south coast.
Full details of the trip and how to apply for a place, can be found on the District …

Yacht sailing trip

2 Sep 2017

20 Scouts and Explorers (aged 12-17) and 5 adult leaders (aged 19 to, ahem 50+) from across northern Wiltshire (including Corsham) returned yesterday from a week of sailing 72ft racing yachts along the south coast.  It was a really great trip, which everyone has thoroughly enjoyed.
The trip was on two Challenger yachts, owned and run by the Tall Ships Youth …

Group Camp – 15-17 September

1 Aug 2017

All parents and carers,
Please see details of a Group Camp, which we’re going to hold over the weekend of 15-17 September.  There is something here for all young people, who are involved in the group – Beavers, Cubs and Scouts.
You will need to return forms and payments to your section leader on the first evening back at Beavers, Cubs or …

Looking for volunteers…

18 Jul 2017

The Scout Group in Corsham is run entirely by volunteers.  They give freely and enthusiastically of their time and are rewarded in countless ways, none of them financial.  It’s a really successful Group and the facilities we have are the envy of most.  These have been built up over the years, by generation after generation of volunteers.
We’re always looking for …

Sailing on13 August

16 Jul 2017

We’ve had a good day sailing today – the wind was just right, enough for some good racing without being too mcuh to handle.  We’ve managed to find a date in August when there sufficient adults about to run it again.  Next sailing opportunity, Sunday 13 August.
Who is it for?
All Scouts and Explorers are welcome. You can come to just …

Scout Sailing – Sun, 16 July

9 Jul 2017

A reminder that there is sailing for Scouts and Explorers at the lake next Sunday.  There is a morning session from 10:00 and afternoon session from 13:00.  Come for just one or both.
Who is it for?
All Scouts and Explorers are welcome. You can come to just one or both of the sessions and don’t need to ‘book’. Just turn up. …

Boathouse

2 Jul 2017

One of the great bi-products of having security cameras at the lake is the ability to see just how much it’s used, by so many young people.  The following video, skips through the last 6 weeks, during which hundreds of youngsters and dozens of adults have kayaked, canoed, rafted, sailed, cooked, lit fires, developed their leadership, worked as a team, …

Royal Navy Recognition

29 Jun 2017

Following our recent inspection by Lt Cdr Wilson, RN, we have received our certificate confirming our continued RN recognition. Good news!