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Group History

A Brief History of 3rd Reading (St Peter’s Caversham) Scout Group:

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1909

The Group was formed just 2 years after the foundation of the scouting.

 

1919

Our first Cub pack opened. So who came first – Hounds, Wolves or Tigers? We can’t remember either!

 

1933

The group closes down :(

 

1958

The group re-opens :)

 

1972

The Groups acquires the land on our existing site and our current headquarters are opened.

 

2007

One of our Explorers has the honour of attending the centenary world jamboree & our Scouts & Explorers enjoy a trip to Belgium and France. Including them all scaling the Eiffel Tower

 

2009

Our centenary, sees a years worth of celebrations, with the Scouts and Explorers taking a trip to the top European Scout campsite in Switzerland

 

2011

Our international trip sees us heading to Dublin, for a week of Irish culture.

 

2012

The Grounds at the hut are extended up to Highdown school, with an impressive new fence around all our grounds.

 

and so the story continues …

 

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