COVID-19 – Protecting Our Group – An Update

Dear members, parents, guardians and supporters,  I hope this email finds you all well and enjoying Island life at the moment. Whilst it is fantastic that we can see loved ones, go to bars and restaurants and enjoy Scouting, it must be remembered that those across the water from us are in a far graver […]

Fireworks Night and Remembrance Sunday 2020

On Wednesday 4 November 2020 2nd Onchan will be holding our annual fireworks night. The entire group will end the night at the Scout Hall with a fireworks display and hot dogs, but please check with your respective sections and the below letter for start times and locations as each section will be doing something […]

Awards Night 2020

It’s that time of year again when we need any annual trophies which were presented at last year’s Awards Night returning. If you have one and haven’t had it engraved yet please do so (and hand the receipt in to your child’s Leader for reimbursement) and ensure the trophy is returned by the end of […]

Grand Day Out 2020

Manx Scouts are organising a Grand Day Out for all Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Explorers and Leaders on Sunday 18 October at the NSC. This will be an opportunity for us all to get together, have some fun and celebrate Scouting post lockdown. Please see the letter below for more information.

Subs Due – Winter 2020

Membership Subscriptions for the current term are now due. The fee per term is £28.00 (the Scouting year is made up of three terms which match school terms). Subs help to pay for the running of the Scout Group, the purchasing of badges, certain activities, maintenance of the Scout Hall and include the yearly Capitation […]

Bottles and jars wanted

As normal, the Group will be running a Bottle Stall at the Onchan Village Fair and Fun Day on 15 August 2020. We are looking for donations of bottles and jars (anything in date and unopened). Some of our Sections will be holding Dress Down Days (no uniform in exchange for a bottle) and many will […]

Badge Design Competition

The Isle of Man Scout Association are looking to launch a new badge which will be awarded to Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Explorer Scouts and Leaders, and need your help! The badge will celebrate how we continued to enjoy some form of Scouting during the Covid-19 lockdown. It will be awarded to everyone who has completed […]

The Great 2nd Onchan Corona Virus Lockdown Challenge

Whilst our face to face Scout meetings are suspended, we have launched the Great 2nd Onchan Corona Virus Lockdown Challenge. A set of 100 different tasks, challenges and skills for all ages which you should be able to complete at home. Many of these challenges link with badges and things we would cover at normal […]

Corona Virus – Suspension of Scout Meetings and Activities

To all Members, Parents, Guardians and Supporters Dear all, Re:- Corona Virus – Suspension of all Scout Meetings and Activities It is with deep sadness that I write to inform you that, with immediate effect, all Scout meetings, events and activities are to be suspended in response to the global Corona Virus Pandemic. This decision […]

Blackpool Day Trip 2020

On Saturday 16 May 2020, we are once again running our Day Tip to Blackpool Pleasure Beach. The trip is open to all Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Explorer Scouts, as well as parents of members. The cost of the trip is just £70.00 for each member and this includes boat travel, coach transfer, Pleasure Beach […]