73rd Reading Scout Troop

Our Scout Troop meets on a Wednesday evening. See below for what we've got planned this term!

Winter 2020 (term 1)

Wed 8th January: Teamwork Challenge & Adventure Awards briefing + games, badge workshop, troops forum (James)
Take an active part in at least four Troop or Patrol Forums. At each forum, express your views on at least one item being discussed. A Pack Forum is an opportunity for Scouts to ‘have their say’. Very often an informal discussion with the Troop, Patrol or just the Patrol Leaders, it could be deciding on a programme activity or where to go for an event/activity

Wed 15th January: Guess the musical/musical film - planning for Senior Citizens party entertainment (Simon)
Each patrol to present a musical or film, inc' play musical clues... Maybe 2 films/musicals depending on timings? Each patrol to decide on one or two, depending on length How will they present it - props, mime, mini-play, music (might be too easy?) 5 mins to decide 10 mins to plan 15 mins to rehearse Each patrol to present Examples: Has to be no younger than 1960's & has to be 'well-known'... Bond theme Dr Who Sound of Music - goat, mountains, nuns My Fair Lady - big hat, top hat, Spain Calamity Jane - cowboy, daffodils, stagecoach South Pacific - washing hair, tropical island, French All Creatures Great and small Mary Poppins - chimney sweep, umbrella, bank Harry Potter Soap theme tunes Lion King Cats Oliver - bowl, top hat, basket of items Singing in the rain - Police, water Entertainment - Guess the musical/musical film Each Patrol to choose a musical/film - props? Intro's to be played on piano, once correct answer has been guessed All sing 1 or 2 verses /chorus related to musical/film - needs to be on Powerpoint (PP) All to join in singing

Wed 22nd January: Creative Writing (Simon)
Creative Writing Club for Teens alexjbaker101@gmail.com

Wed 29th January: Scout Olympics + Senior Citizens Party musical/film entertainment finalizing (Megan)
Each patrol to present a musical or film, inc' play musical clues... Maybe 2 films/musicals depending on timings? Entertainment - Scouts - Guess the musical/musical film - each Scout Patrol to choose a musical - bring some props - intro's to be played on piano - once guessed - all sing 1/2 verses /chorus of the associated songs - all to join in.

Wed 5th February: Paddick's Patch (Tom, Matti, Max). Investiture
Games Fire Biscuits, hot drink No James

Sun 9th February: Senior Citizens Party
Raffle prizes welcome Scouts & Explorers arrive 13:45 Parental help needed Tony to play Uganda film Musical quiz Quiz Q's & A's to be on screen Each patrol to present a musical or film, inc' play musical clues... Maybe 2 films/musicals depending on timings? 45 mins entertainment Scouts to be seated at tables Tony to play Uganda film Musical quiz Quiz Q's & A's to be on screen Each patrol to present a musical or film, inc' play musical clues... Maybe 2 films/musicals depending on timings? 45 mins entertainment Scouts to be seated at tables The Scouts will be hosting tables, this means helping people to the tables, ensuring the guests have enough tea/coffee etc & generally chatting

Wed 12th February: Enviro-MENTAL (Matti)
Matti No James

Wed 26th February: Pancakes art (Katie & Chloe)


Wed 4th March: Environmental craft session (Olivia & Jon)


Wed 11th March: Science week bottle rockets (Max & James)
Max subject to mocks

Wed 18th March: The Oscars planning (James & Will)


Wed 25th March: The Oscars filming (James & Megan)


Wed 1st April: 3d maps (George)
Teamwork...

Wed 22nd April: Nearly International islands (Jon & Will)


Sun 26th April: St George’s Day church parade


Wed 29th April: Sno-tubing (Simon)