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    • Keas ‘run’ wild
      • 29 Jun 2022
      • Brooklyn Scout group
      • The keas had a great night of organized chaos making their own marble runs out of craft materials around the hall. We had some fierce competition to make the longest marble run, with great team work happening all around the … Continue reading →

    • Cubs construct
      • 28 Jun 2022
      • Brooklyn Scout group
      • I continue to be amazed at the active Cub programme run by our volunteer Kaiārahi. Last night some finished their construction projects and others made stars after a discussion about Matariki. Bravo.

    • Out with the Old & in with the New!
      • 28 Jun 2022
      • Brooklyn Scout group
      • A BIG thank you to The Vogelmorn Foundation for their huge grant towards the replacement of our old knackered windows – with matching period correct timber windows! We will finally be able to cross ventilate the hall and be able … Continue reading →

    • Hall Maintenance
      • 27 Jun 2022
      • Brooklyn Scout group
      • A big thank you to Chris, David and John who spent a significant amount of their long weekend maintaining the Scout Hall windows. Two of the new window frames installed. The sashes are coming very soon.

    • Kea matariki trip 
      • 27 Jun 2022
      • Brooklyn Scout group
      • Following on from our Matariki activities night the keas made a trip to the Carter Observatory to learn more about the star cluster that makes up Matariki, as well as the lore and legends behind it. Learning about gravity with … Continue reading →

    • Keas explore matariki 
      • 22 Jun 2022
      • Brooklyn Scout group
      • This week our Keas had an exciting night of lots of mini activities as we learn together about being tangata tiriti and celebrating Aotearoa this Māori new year.  After learning about the origins of Matariki and how Māori whanau usually … Continue reading →

    • Gimme Shelter, by the Keas
      • 15 Jun 2022
      • Brooklyn Scout group
      • With this term’s theme of construction at Brooklyn Scouts, the Keas took on the challenge at their evening meeting on Tuesday 14 June.   We started with a  quick reflection on last weeks “diversity around the world” activity, and we heard … Continue reading →

    • 🌿Planting trees in the Town Belt🌿
      • 12 Jun 2022
      • Brooklyn Scout group
      • Several wheelbarrow loads of plants were given to us by the WCC Plant Nurseries to plant in a section of Prince of Wales Park that the Scout group has been working on for the past two years. Last Sunday Grant … Continue reading →

    • Seven new Scouts
      • 28 May 2022
      • Brooklyn Scout group
      • Tonight we invested seven youth; five had come up from Cubs. And we had a couple of potential new Adult Kaiārahi joining us too! We can never have too many adult helpers… 😉

    • Sandford Leadership Weekend (for Scout aged youth)
      • 22 May 2022
      • Brooklyn Scout group
      • Last weekend (20-22 May), four of our more experienced youth attended a youth leadership course held at Brookfield Camp in Wainuiomata. Scouts from around the lower north island region came together to learn about working in teams and team leadership. … Continue reading →

    • The Better World Framework
      • 17 May 2022
      • Brooklyn Scout group
      • Isaac, a new Scout, produced this great artwork inspired by the harbour and the south coast and the challenges these marine environments face. Scouts Aotearoa has introduced a Better World achievement pathway which sits alongside the Adventure Skill and Capstone … Continue reading →

    • Cubs help to solve insect housing crisis
      • 17 May 2022
      • Brooklyn Scout group
      • We are already in the third week of term 2!? Tonight the Cubs got busy with their first construction project – insect hotels. A wide range of interior decors were created – so even the fussiest bug could find a … Continue reading →

    • Tongariro Northern Circuit
      • 17 May 2022
      • Brooklyn Scout group
      • The Tongariro Northern Circuit (one of the New Zealand Great Walks), is a three to four day tramp. It was energetically undertaken by 13 of our Scout youth (with various adult family members tagging along) on the last weekend of … Continue reading →

    • Keas on an adventure to the South Coast
      • 11 Apr 2022
      • Brooklyn Scout group
      • On Saturday afternoon, thirteen Keas did a fantastic job of using all the skills they had learned in Term 1 to lead their expedition on the City to Sea walkway.   They checked their maps at Kingston, confirmed their route to … Continue reading →

    • The Opportunity of a Lifetime!
      • 3 Apr 2022
      • Brooklyn Scout group
      • The 25th World Scout Jamboree will take place from 1 to 12 August 2023, in SaeManGeum, Jeollabuk-do, Republic of Korea. The theme is “Draw your Dream” – expressing the desire for Scouts to transform the event into their own festival … Continue reading →

    • Scouts try a new game
      • 25 Mar 2022
      • Brooklyn Scout group
      • Another fine evening – well, until an energetic thunderstorm rolled in – but we got to try some new games before the rain arrived! Later we watched a short video outlining Scouting’s “Safe From Harm” culture: helping our young people … Continue reading →

    • Keas plan their Zoo Visit
      • 24 Mar 2022
      • Brooklyn Scout group
      • Tonight our Keas learnt how to orientate a map, planned their route around the zoo, and made scroggin – I wonder if it will be eaten before Sunday? Will they stick to their planned routes?

    • Cubs review of the Turere overnight tramp
      • 12 Mar 2022
      • Brooklyn Scout group
      • Tonight the Cubs who undertook the walk into Turere Lodge last weekend shared their experiences with the rest of the Pack and answered questions about what they got up to. It’s always fun to hear their reflections and to learn … Continue reading →

    • Turere Lodge Overnight Tramp, Remutaka Forest Park
      • 1 Mar 2022
      • Brooklyn Scout group
      • Last Weekend (25th – 27th February) we had a very successful combined event. Our Scouts (10-14 year-olds) walked into Turere Lodge from the Catchpool Carpark, arriving in the dark. There were some surprised faces the next day when they awoke … Continue reading →

    • Scouts working on some Adventure Skills
      • 22 Feb 2022
      • Brooklyn Scout group
      • Tonight Scouts who had experience in rock climbing facilitated a session to achieve some Level 3 Vertical Skills sign-offs, before we split into four groups. Each group familiarised themselves with various aspects of the Climbing Care Code, before presenting what … Continue reading →

    • Keas working together
      • 22 Feb 2022
      • Brooklyn Scout group
      • Tonight the Keas explored how to read weather maps/ forecasts and then created their own maps, trying to find ways showing/ drawing wind and rain etc.

    • Cubs First Night
      • 14 Feb 2022
      • Brooklyn Scout group
      • We are at full capacity in the Cub Section! Luckily it was a fine night so the session was spent outside – playing fun games and doing activities to prepare the Cub’s for the upcoming Turere Overnight Tramp.

    • Scouts first night of the year, 2022
      • 14 Feb 2022
      • Brooklyn Scout group
      • Like the Keas, Brooklyn Scouts (10 -14 year olds) also started the year operating under Covid-19 red light traffic settings. Youth over the age of 13 years and 3 months need to be vaccinated, as do any Adults entering Scouting … Continue reading →

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