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1st Paarl Scouts Centenary

Posted by on Sep 15, 2009 in General | 0 comments

1st Paarl Scouts Centenary

1st Paarl Scouts are celebrating their Centenary on 10 October 2009 at the Scout Hall in Paarl. We will be having a spitbraai, and tickets are available at R100.00. Anyone interested in getting more information can contact Jill at 082-411-5535 or 021-872-5451

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A weekend camp at Sandvlei Sea Scout base, by members of the 1st PAARL Scout group

Posted by on Jun 29, 2009 in General | 1 comment

Thank you to: Dianca for writing the copy for this cool post! Our scouters for arranging a fantastic outing! Durand for putting it all online! The weather was warm and the conditions were perfect for rowing and sailing at the “vlei”. We arrived at Sandvlei late the Friday evening and made ourselves at home in one of the boathouses. We had our first lesson on how to do the rowing and the different parts and functions of the rowing boat were also discussed. We were taught to listen to the commands and to always row together as a...

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Join the mailing list

Posted by on Jun 22, 2009 in General | 0 comments

If you have access to email and would like to be kept in the loop as to what is happening in South African scouting, why not join a mailing list? The link below will supply you with all the necessary information to join such a mailing list. We recommend that all parents of Paarl scouts join the Western Cape mailing list – but nothing stops you from joining mailing lists fo other provinces as well. Please note when subscribing to these mailing lists, it is recommended that you send the subscription mail in plain text format and not html....

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Welcome to our new website!

Posted by on Jun 5, 2009 in General | 1 comment

Welcome to the 1st Paarl Scouts website. Please check back soon for lots of interesting information on what we get up to.

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At last, we are Scouts!

Posted by on Apr 24, 2009 in General | 1 comment

After a few weeks of more play than hard work, our prospective scouts decided that they wanted to be scouts after all. So on the 24th of April 2009, Graham, Melanie, Ivanka and Amber were invested into the 1st Paarl Troop as our newest scouts. On the day they looked nervous, not knowing what to expect. The hall’s lights were switched off. It was completely dark. With only candle light guiding them, they moved towards the waiting scouters and scouts where they were asked to recite the scout promise. Eddie took some time explaining to the...

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