11th Hitchin Scouts


Welcome to 11th Hitchin Scouts’ Web site. Here’s what our Beavers, Cubs and Scout Troop are doing this term. Here’s where you’ll also read what we’ve done, see photos and catch up on our news.

District Night Hike

We entered two teams for an evening’s hike based in Shillington. Scouts navigated round the route, while completing some challenges along the way. Thanks for all the reports of how much you enjoyed yourselves, and congratulations to all who took part.

Expedition report

Some of our Scouts had been out on an overnight Expedition Challenge hike and camp. This evening, they reported back to the Troop about their experiences exploring the Nickey Line, the former railway that ran from Harpenden to Hemel Hempstead.

We’re still here

We haven’t been updating much during Covid, but we have been meeting weekly on Zoom, and more recently outdoors when the rules allowed it. Come back soon and we’ll add more about our recent meetings!

Dining in style

jaffa cakes on baking trayOne lucky family has had lasagne and apple cake on one night, and chicken stir fry followed by these jaffa cakes another, as their Scouts practised their cookery skills. Good job we’re social distancing, or we’d all be round to try some!

Virtually a meeting

About 16 Scouts got together on Zoom for a scavenger hunt, a catch-up on what we’ve all been doing in recent days, and the chance to renew our Promise together for the District’s St George’s Day event (which will be in cyberspace like everything else, of course).

High-speed rafting

A quick blast from the past – rafting at Boyd Field in Henlow on 6 June 2019. As you can see, our Scouts are a pretty quick lot. When not rafting, Patrols were speeding round the karting track.