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Join our Team as 1st Cuffley Scout Group Secretary!

16 May 2024

Dear parents, members, friends and supporters,
We’re excited to announce a volunteering opportunity to be part of our Scout Group as the
Group Secretary.
Are you passionate about supporting young people, fostering community, and making a positive
impact? Look no further!
About Us: Our Scout Group is an active and vibrant community that empowers young people to
develop essential life skills, explore the outdoors, and build …

Campfire With Carols and Christmas Music

19 Sep 2023

CAMPFIRE WITH CAROLS, CHRISTMAS MUSIC PLUS TRADITIONAL SONGS & STUNTS
This festive campfire event also features:

SEASONAL STREET FOOD
DRINKS
SIDE SHOWS
CAKE SALE

It will be held at our HQ & grounds, Church Close, Cuffley, EN6 4LS
Sunday 26th November 2023 from 3pm – 6pm
Nominal entry cost of £1 per adult/child
Please book and pay in advance

Experience a traditional Scout campfire as a family, including:
Christmas carols, campfire …

Songs, Verse, Yells and Stunts

22 Jan 2023

Songs, Verse, Yells and Stunts for Campfires, Fire Pit Parties and Barbeques
Our new book published in support the 1st Cuffley Scout Group minibus fund. Selling as a paperback, together with a more robust hardback edition and as a Kindle e-book, it’s a handy resource for anyone looking to add an extra dimension to a campfire gathering, fire pit party or …

Family Bingo night

28 Dec 2022

Saturday 4th February 2023 from 6pm to 8pm at Cuffley Scout HQ
 

TICKETS

Adults £6 (includes 2 sets of 6 game cards)
Children £3 (includes 1 set of 6 game cards)

Tickets can be purchased online here
Additional game cards will be available for purchase on the night
Hot drinks and squash will be provided. Please bring your own bottles and snacks.
Prizes include bottles of wine, sweets …

Entrepreneurial Challenge

16 Jul 2022

THE 1ST CUFFLEY ENTREPRENEURIAL CHALLENGE – to our Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Explorers
Create a “business” and turn a £5 start-up fund into a profit to donate to 1st Cuffley Scout’s minibus campaign. 
Choose a suitable idea for your business and write a short business plan to ensure your enterprise is successful. 
OUTCOME 
At the end of the summer return your results using a …

Group Transport Appeal

20 Aug 2021

Minibus Fundraising

 
April 2024 update
In  spring 2021 we launched a fundraising initiative to replace our old minibus. It was an iconic 15-year-old LDV Convoy which we reluctantly scrapped as it became increasingly impractical to maintain and use. Its exhaust emissions prevented us from driving on many roads within greater and outer London. The capacity and weight placed an unwanted limit to …

The Giving Machine – online fundraising

1 Sep 2020

The Giving Machine – Raising Money for the 1st Cuffley
Since the start of 2020 we have earned more than £460 through The Giving Machine, the online national charity that interacts with more than 2000 online retailers such as Argos, E Bay and John Lewis. 
You don’t even have to spend anything to generate us a free donation!  All you have to …

Clothes Bank

9 Jul 2020

We’ve installed a Clothes Bank recycling facility in the grounds of our headquarters. 
Through this we are currently collecting donations of:
CLOTHES including HATS and TIES
GLOVES (in pairs)
TOWELS
SHEETS
BLANKETS
CURTAINS
SHOES (in pairs)
BELTS
… ALL OF WHICH SHOULD BE IN GOOD CONDITION AS THEY ARE BEING SOLD ON AND RECYCLED AS A FUNDRAISER.
Please do not include: clothing with school logos or work logos, footwear or accessories …

Environmental Fundraising

4 Jul 2020

Clothes bank
We’ve installed a clothes bank as a environmental fundraising initiative.
Through this we are collecting:

CLOTHES;
TOWELS;
SHEETS;
BLANKETS;
CURTAINS;
SHOES (IN PAIRS)
SLEEPING BAGS

… all of which must be in good condition as they’re being sold on and recycled as a fundraiser.
We’ll be:

Opening our grounds on Saturday mornings between 10 am and 12 noon to receive ‘socially distanced’ drive-by drop-off member and community donations;
Requesting member donations …

Triathlon (Scouts)

1 Feb 2020

Triathlon challenge

Cuffley Scouts – so you can handle a challenge but can you handle three?

Run: 2 laps of Lees Wood – 2 kms
Cycle: 2 laps of Whippendel Wood – 5 kms
Shoot: Rifle shooting – 5 shots each