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  • Fund raising for the Explorer’s Challenge

  • Josh Tabor awarded scouting Medal of Merit

    1st Kelburn scout leader Josh Tabor has been awarded a Medal of Merit as part of the Founder’s Day celebrations. Medals of Merits are awarded to adult leaders who have made an outstanding contribution to scouting, generally for a period of more than ten years. As well as being a 1st Kelburn leader, Josh is…

  • 5 New Chief Scouts

    Congratulations to five successful chief scouts! Well done, you are joining the 2% of scouts who complete the peak scouting section award!

  • Thank you Fire Service

    Tonight the Karori Fire Service stopped by the hall to educate the scouts in fire safety and emergency preparedness. Here are some photo from the evening.

  • Congratulations.

    Congratulations to the scouts for their hard work. Tonight we are we are handing out 2 emergency badges, 3 first aid badges, and 11 civil defense badges.

  • Kelburn’s Got Talent

    One of our scouts planned a Kelburn’s Got Talent – a talent show for ourselves. The range of talent was amazing from drawing to cello.

  • A goose chase

    Thanks to the 1st Karori Group for hosting a goose chase around Karori. Isaac arranged for a patrol from 1st Kelburn to join them as part of completing his gold award scheme. The night was awesome. And hats off to the Isaac and the team they did a great job, coming in first!

  • Indoor Rock Climbing

    One of our patrol leaders is a very competitive rock climber. She planned a night out of the hall for her gold scout award. The scouts had a ball and they got to climb and belay.

  • The inaugural international first Kelburn 1909 invitational debate.

    Well done to all the scouts working to develop their public speaking skills. After three nights work, the scouts will have earned their debating badge. We learned that the group has some very good public speakers, and given a bit of structure can make a very good argument.

  • Rope Throwing 

    Part of the gold award scheme is throwing a rescue rope 10 metres to within 1 meter of a struggling person. While not the best indoor activity, it was a good opportunity for scouts to try their hand at throwing a rope. We gave it a go last Monday night. We set up two types…