|STRIDE ON 2014|
20th February 2014
Thurrock Gang Show will hit the stage from 5th - 8th March this year, earlier than the traditional end of April/Early May. So book now if you don't want to miss out!
|Majendie-Steeple ESU Annual presentation and awards|
19th February 2014
On Wednesday 15 Jan, Bruce and Liz from the County team joined Majendie Steeple ESU in Castle Hedingham for their annual presentation and awards presentation. The evening started with Bruce getting the pleasure of being able to present over 20 Explorer Scouts with their latest awards, including 100s of nights away, dozens of hike days, performing arts, community service, and physical recreation. In addition to this there were 2 Chief Scout Platinum award certificates presented together with Bronze Duke of Edinburgh awards. What a fantastic achievement!
|Five ways to share your adventures with Essex Scouts|
18th February 2014
We want to hear what activities, adventures and volunteer achievements your Group or District is making. Here are five ways that you can share your story with us.
|Essex Weekend 2014|
17th February 2014
Book now for Essex Weekend, the weekend for adults involved in Scouting to get together with their peers and their families to spend time together away from the pressures of looking after our members and to build friendships and have fun together beyond a mutual hobby of developing young people.
|Scouts in Harlow Enjoy First Aid Day|
17th February 2014
Thirty-eight Scouts from 5 Groups in Harlow spent the day improving their emergency aid skills.
|Share your volunteer Valentines story|
14th February 2014
Happy Valentines day everyone. Over the years, our county team has heard many stories of romances blossoming thanks to volunteering with a member of Scouting and this year we wanted to encourage as many of you a possible to share your love story with us on social media.
|Billericay and Wickford Scouts cheer on the Lions|
13th February 2014
|A group of 36 Scouts and Leaders from 2nd Wickford and 6th Billericay Scout Troops visited the Copper Box Arena in Stratford to cheer on the London Lions v Durham Wildcats at Basketball.|
|Question your County Commissioner using Facebook and Twitter|
12th February 2014 ACTION IS REQUIRED ON THIS ITEM BY 1st Mar 2014
|On Saturday 1 March, 11:00 to 13:00, County Commissioner Richard Baker will be taking over Essex Scouts Facebook and Twitter platforms to answer any questions you might have about Vision 2018 or the challenges facing Essex Scouts.|
|Thurrock's Scouts Celebrate Jack Petchey Award Winners|
10th February 2014
The Chamber at Thurrock Council’s Civic Offices in Grays is no stranger to being full and the evening of the 20 January was no exception. But this time, rather than Councillors, Scouts from both Thurrock and Stanford-le-Hope Districts were filling the seats for their annual celebration of Jack Petchey Award winners.
|Fancy a Challenge? How about leading a Subcamp for ESCAPE!|
7th February 2014
If you haven't heard, ESCAPE is the brand new Scout section event for the whole County. It's taking place at Skreens Park Activity Centre 6 to the 8 of June. Could you join the team and become a Sub camp leader to help run part of the event?