25th Willesden

Willesden District 5-a-Side Football Competition

For the 2019 5-a-side Football Competition with have partnered with Powerleague Wembley who will run and manage the event for us.

Cubs, Scouts & Explorers will compete in three competitions; the winning and running-up team in each competition will be presented with a trophy and individual medals. The winners will also be presented with the District Cups, which will then be engraved with the results.

Teams can be between 5 and 7 members and sections can enter multiple teams. All details of teams must be booked in three weeks before the event.

Saturday 9th March 2019
9:30 am - 1:30 pm

The cost is £40 per team. Leaders should book teams in using the new online booking system. The leader in charge from the group/unit must hold emergency contact details for all members taking part.

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2019 Canoe & Kayak Taster Sessions

After all our 2018 taster sessions were all fully booked we are excited to announce our 2019 Canoe and Kayak Taster Sessions in partnership with Phoenix Canoe Club.

These sessions are for Scouts & Cubs aged 9 and over who are able to swim 10m.

These events should be booked directly by members.

Short film of the Willesden Cubs & Scouts Kayaking with the Phoenix Canoe Club in Brent. 2018

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Kayak

7th July & 20th Oct

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Canoe

14th July & 27th Oct

Kandersteg Expedition Report

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Youth Feedback

  • Overall how would you rate your experience of Kandersteg 2017? ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 4.50
  • Camping? ⭐️⭐️⭐️ 3.38
  • Food? ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 4.00
  • Activities? ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 4.13
  • Transport? ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 4.38

What was your favourite experience?

  • Meeting new people
  • Making friends with different people around me
  • Meeting people from other countries
  • Making new friends from other groups
  • The 2 day hike
  • All of it!

What was your worst experience?

  • 🌧 RAIN 🌨

What would you like to have changed about the expedition?

  • Activities with other scout groups so that we can meet more people
  • Would like to have done watersports
  • More free time
  • Better food
  • Less rain!

Would you like to go on other expeditions or camps in the future with Scouts?

Parent Feedback

  • Overall how would you rate your experience of Kandersteg 2017? ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 4.25
  • Communication? ⭐️⭐️⭐️ 3.38
  • Transport? ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 4.25
  • Value for Money? ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 4.38

What would you like to have changed about the expedition?

  • The kit cost a lot of money. Swaps or loans?
  • Would have liked to have seen a little more of what they did, where they went etc.
  • Better administration throughout the year before
  • Better and consistent communication
  • Better, clearer, much earlier communication and information from leaders.
  • All in all though, the organisation was superb, and he had a great time. Well done to everyone.

Other Feedback?

  • Liked the Facebook updates.
  • Scout Leaders were absolutely fantastic.
  • Could not have been lovelier- incredibly kind and supportive to all the Scouts.
  • I really appreciated seeing the updates on Instagram and Facebook.
  • Knife awareness course needed.
  • Early communication was not good; later email communication was very efficient