13 Jul 2019


Janet Winslow 1946-2019
It is with huge regret that we have to announce the passing of Janet Winslow after a short but brave battle with cancer. She was 73.
Janet took out her first adult appointment with the Cub Scout Section at 7th Hornchurch in 1964, meaning that this year she would have celebrated 55 years as an adult volunteer in Scouting. An amazing achievement.
For three years while at university studying teacher training in Leeds she also became a Cub Scout Leader there, but as a lifelong Methodist Janet’s spiritual Scouting home …

29 Nov 2018
30 Jul 2018

Need a day out with the family? Try Adventure Island Theme Park in Southend
PRICES FOR 2018 – saving you money, and beating online prices. Tickets available for purchase all year round.
Blue Adventure bands cost £16.00 EACH (normally £30.00)
(Height over 1.2 metres tall)
Green/Red Adventure bands cost £12.50 EACH (normally £25.00 and £20.00)
(Height over 1 metre but under 1.2 metres tall.)
Adventure Golf Tickets
Adult/Child only £5 for all 18 holes!
Southend Sea Life Adventure Tickets
Adult /Child only £5 each
Profits to Hornchurch District Scouts to help enhance the Scouting experience.
Tickets purchased will be valid for …

24 Jul 2018

Following a massive uptake, we have been able to book some great activities for this year’s Family Camp.
Take a look at our updated Family Camp page here
If you have any questions, please email me at gsl@1shScouts.co.uk

11 Jun 2018

Don’t forget to come along to our Group Annual General Meeting / Family Camp Meeting, this Tuesday 12th June 2018 at 6.30pm. Ibex Hall, Bretons Manor.
Come and hear all about our last 12 months and the plans for the forthcoming camp for all sections.
Should only last an hour or so – please make an effort!

17 Jan 2018
13 Nov 2017

Congratulations to Ellie and Alicia, who both received a Jack Petchey award for achievement.
They have won cheques for £250 each towards the Scout Group – and get a say in how it will be spent!



28 Oct 2017

Hornchurch Scouts are currently recruiting for a paid part time (approx. 16 hours per month) Administrator. If you are interested or know anyone who might be interested more information can be found here: http://www.hornchurchscouts.org.uk/index.php/jobs – please do help us spread the word!

9 Sep 2017

A problem has just come to light that if you clicked on the first occurrence of my email address within the body of the text of the Panto application email, then I won’t have received your emailed request and you need to send it again.
We have A LIMITED NUMBER OF PANTO 2017 TICKETS available for Friday 8th December at the Queen’s Theatre.  – Application, with no gurantees of a ticket, should be emailed to Graham_cooper@btinternet.com from 8.00pm on Wednesday 13th September.  
– No applications before this time or after Sunday …