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Welcome .... to the world of Scouting at 3W.... worldbadge

...... 3W is based in the Woodthorpe area of Nottingham and offers Scouting activities for young people from all backgrounds.  3W sets out to provide a balanced programme of activities, with members progressing from learning basic skills and attitudes, to taking up more adventurous and challenging activities later on.

The main contact for 3W is our Group Scout Leader, Ron Hodges:

emaillogo GSL (at) 3wscouts.org.uk / telicon telephone 920 3570

Nb. For waiting list enquiries please use the following contacts:

Beavers - joan [at] 3wscouts.org.uk

Cubs - vicky.wright.vw [at] googlemail.com

Scouts - gsl [at] 3wscouts.org.uk

Explorers - peppers [at] 3wscouts.org.uk




Latest news and information ........

2016 Family Camp .....

Come and join 3W at our annual family camp which is being held 16-18 September at Sherbrooke Scout Campsite, Calverton.

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3W Beer Festival Thanks ....... beerfest

3W held its first beer festival on Saturaday 18 June which turned out to be a great success. We had a good number of people through our doors who enjoyed an excellent variety of drinks including 6 beers and two ciders.

Many thanks to our supporters and also a huge thanks and well done to Badger and her team of helpers who pulled it all together. Look out for our next festival in 2017!!

24th Nottingham Scout Group - Beer Fest ...

Our fellow Scout group in Sherwood are holding their beer festival on 9 July at their HQ on Hucknall Road. Click here for more information.

10 Mobile Apps to use on your Everyday Adventures ....

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Peppers Explorers ......

Congratulations to Peppers our connected Explorer Unit who won the Shadow Challenge last weekend! This is an orienteering type of activity for various youth organisations, organised by the County Council out in Sherwood Forest during the night. Well done to Jack, David, Ed and Zerem who were in the winning team.

Pepperpot's Maintenance Sessions ......

Our site needs a lot of help from parents to keep it in good shape for use by our young people. Please come along to one or more of the sessions and do your bit. Dates are listed below and also here.

Executive Commitee

An overview of 3W committee members' responsibilities have been put together for information. Also, dates for the next Committe meetings have been published in advance so that committee members can note these in diaries and calendars. Click here

If you are interested in becoming a committee member, please contact Ron our Group Scout Leader or any 3W section leader.


3W Diary Dates

logo logo 24th Nottingham Beer Festival; Blackwoods, Saturday 9 July 2016

logo logo 3W Awards Evening & AGM; Pepperpots; Friday 15 July 2016

logo logo 3W Family Camp; Sherbrooke; 16 - 18 September 2016

logo logo Church Parade - Harvest Service; St. Mark's Church, Sunday 25 September

logo logo Remembrance Parade; St. Mark's Church; Friday 11th November

logo logo Church Parade - Gift Service; St. Mark's Church, Sunday 27 November

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Ramble is our group newsletter and is published periodically

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Nottinghamshire Scouts County newsletters .....

..... are available by clicking here. Find out what's happening in County.


About Scouting & our founder ....

.... bp Baden-Powell (B.P.)pdf

The Scout motto is: 'Be Prepared'

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