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Bermuda Bids Farewell To First Female Scout

Bermuda Bids Farewell To First Female Scout

The Bermuda Scouting Association is bidding farewell to the island’s first ever female scout since the organization became co-ed in 2012, with Acting Governor of Bermuda Ginny Gerson set to depart Bermuda over the summer. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Scouting Association will sorely miss Ms. Ferson, who will be leaving the island this... Read more of this article

Bermuda Scout Association Holds Annual Parade

Bermuda Scout Association Holds Annual Parade

The Bermuda Scout Association celebrated the patron saint of scouting this past Sunday [April 22] at their annual St. George’s Day Parade. A spokesperson said, “The parade saw the Cub Scouts, Scouts, Explorers, Girl Guides and Brownies march from City Hall to St. Theresa’s Catholic Cathedral where they participated in a commemorative service.... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Girlguiding Bermuda Thinking Day

Photos/Video: Girlguiding Bermuda Thinking Day

[Updated with more photos] The Girl Guides Thinking Day Service and Parade was held this afternoon [Feb 18] at the Anglican Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity on Church Street, with the Brownies, Guides and other participants — marching from City Hall to take part in the day’s event. Thinking Day is the day closest to the birthday of Lord Baden-Powell... Read more of this article

Thinking Day Service & Parade This Sunday

Thinking Day Service & Parade This Sunday

Girlguiding Bermuda is inviting the Guiding Sisterhood and friends of Guiding to their annual Thinking Day Service and parade this coming Sunday [Feb 18]. The event will be held at 3.00pm at the Anglican Cathedral. Members will march from the City Hall steps to the cathedral at approximately 2.30pm. Slideshow from last year’s Girl Guides Thinking... Read more of this article

Tourism Forward: Boy Scout Troop’s 50th Visit

Tourism Forward: Boy Scout Troop’s 50th Visit

[Part of the Bermuda Tourism Authority’s ‘Tourism Forward’ series] Bermuda’s hospitable people and a hog penny are the driving forces behind why a Boy Scout troop from Manchester, Connecticut has just completed its 50th visit to Bermuda. The young men who make up Troop 25 are between 17 and 18 years-old and are rewarded with a trip to the island... Read more of this article

Scouters Barton & Smith Receive Merit Award

Scouters Barton & Smith Receive Merit Award

Long serving members of the Bermuda Scout Association, Stephen Barton and Michael Smith were the recipients of the Award for Merit. The Award for Merit is given for outstanding service of no less than 12 years, 10 of which must be exceptional. It implies keen, conscientious, imaginative and dedicated service over a sustained period. The Governor, Michael... Read more of this article

Scout Association Launch New Website

Scout Association Launch New Website

The Bermuda Scout Association has launched a new website offering a wealth of information on the scouting community in Bermuda. The website, www.scouts.bm, designed by local IT firm Fireminds Ltd., includes a breakdown of the scouting age groups and troop locations, a calendar of all scouting camps and events, and an application form to register for... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Guides ‘Thinking Day’ Service

Photos & Video: Guides ‘Thinking Day’ Service

[Updated with photos] The Girl Guides Thinking Day Service and Parade was held this afternoon [Feb 19] at the Anglican Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity on Church Street, with the Brownies, Guides and other participants, marching from City Hall to take part in the day’s event, with the Somerset Brigade Band leading the way. The 1 hour 17 minute live... Read more of this article

Thinking Day Service And Parade This Sunday

Thinking Day Service And Parade This Sunday

Girlguiding Bermuda is inviting the Guiding Sisterhood and friends of Guiding to their annual Thinking Day Service and Parade this coming Sunday. The event will be held on Sunday, February 19 at 3pm at the Anglican Cathedral. The members will march from the City Hall steps to the Cathedral at approximately 2:30pm. The event poster says, “Come out... Read more of this article

Bermuda Brownies Donate Clothing For Haiti

Bermuda Brownies Donate Clothing For Haiti

The First Devonshire Brownies recently donated shoes and children’s clothes to the Haiti Disaster Relief initiative. The donations followed after the young ladies were inspired by a presentation and question and answer session by Maria Rego and her neice Makayla Lema, a student at Harrington Sound Primary School, regarding the Feed My Lambs Ministry... Read more of this article

Scouting Units Take Part In Trunk Island Camp

Scouting Units Take Part In Trunk Island Camp

Scouting units from three different groups recently converged on Trunk Island, in Harrington Sound, for a 5-day camp. A spokesperson said, “During the camp, the scouts were exposed to a variety of activates, that are not usually available to them. Activities included a nature talk from Dr. David Wingate, conservation work which involved removing... Read more of this article

Bermuda Scouts Celebrate Island Jamboree

Bermuda Scouts Celebrate Island Jamboree

This past weekend the Bermuda Scout Association celebrated their annual island wide jamboree, with 56 Cubs, Scouts and Explorers between the ages of 7-16 spending the weekend camping on Paget Island. Supervised by 16 leaders, the boys were able to participate in a variety of activities including badge work, and the outward-bound course. They were also... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Girl Guides Thinking Day Service

Photos & Video: Girl Guides Thinking Day Service

The Girl Guides Thinking Day Service and Parade was held on Sunday [Feb 21] at the Anglican Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity on Church Street, with the Brownies, Guides and other participants — led by the Somerset Brigade Band — marching from City Hall to take part in the day’s event.Thinking Day is the day closest to the birthday... Read more of this article