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2021 Cubs Mowgli learning about Cooking and Bike Safety

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2020 Achievement Awards – BRAVO!!

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Beavers busy learning about Faith, a hike and Investitures

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Farewell to Pierre – an Explorer Leader and a true Scout

We are very sorry to announce that on the 12th December 2020 we lost Pierre Lindberg a much valued member of our Explorer Leadership team. Pierre was a Scout through and through. Pierre was an Explorer Leader for 8 years, … Continue reading

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2020 Scouts from home – Covid 19 didn’t stop our scouting activities

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2020 Scout Investiture

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2020 Explorers Winter Survival Camp, Silver Expedition and Pumpkins for Cubs

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2020 Beavers Sycamore Roasting Marshmallows and Earth Tribe Goals

Sycamore doing what Beavers like to do best, toasting marshmallows and cooking bread over a fire and working on Earth Tribe Goals during a Twilight meeting.  

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2020 Scout Orienteering

Let’s invade the Medingen woods ! 9 patrols: 44 scouts, 7 leaders and 2 SAS (4 on bikes to hunt patrols). The orienteering game was awesome. Each patrol had to find cards in the woods, each time a leader finds … Continue reading

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2020 Cubs Mowgli Night Hike, Investiture and Backwoods Cooking

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2020 Scouts Gemini

Gemini scout meeting: allocation to patrols, investitures, a new APL, code of conduct, knife training, nerf battle and uniform delivery … and no rain!!!  

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2020 1st Scout Camp of the year

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2020 The first BSO Virtual Camp to celebrate St. George’s Day

 

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2020 Scouts Fire Safety and Halloween Fun

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2020 HELP Weekend

Lovely weekend with Telstar Scout Leaders, Exec. Committee, and SAS at the Chalet Geiselerei…team building, training and making the most of the theme for the weekend ‘Back to Childhood’.  Well done to Ciara for organising this weekend Adam, you were … Continue reading

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2020 Beavers Sycamore – Hiking, First Aid and an Outdoor Challenge

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2020 Telstar’s Got Talent

What an amazing day! Telstar’s got Talent was a splendid success. We kicked off the event with a three course Thai banquet prepared by the Scouts. A delicious treat indeed. Many thanks Beverley and Mark for helping the scout plan … Continue reading

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2020 Quiz Night

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Explorer Belt 2019 – Dutch Frisian Islands

During the summer, a group of explorers and I travelled across the Frisian islands to complete our explorer belt. The islands we visited were Texel (technically not part of the Frisian islands), Vlieland, Terschelling and  Ameland. Our first challenge was … Continue reading

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2019 Quiz Night Fundraiser

People turned up in record numbers…we had 19 table reservations! It was a fun evening with some excellent quizzing and fab Chili (thank you Beverley and Mark) and loads of help. Thank you all who came and helped and special … Continue reading

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2019 Natter ‘n’ Noggin – District Leader Training

A fun weekend away with Scout Leaders from the Northern Europe district of BSO. An interesting time spent brainstorming, learning new skills and interacting with fellow leaders and meeting with our District Commissioner, Dominic Afriat and a very inspirational talk … Continue reading

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2018 Bingo Fundraiser

A thoroughly enjoyable evening was had by all last night at our Bingo evening. Many thanks to Ailbhe for organising…and to Neil for being the caller for the evening. Thanks go also to Alick and Nick and all the Explorers … Continue reading

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2018 Family Camp at Misärshaff

With 170 people attending camp – everyone pitched in and did their bit and had fun along the way. We had freezing temperatures at night (there was a layer of ice on the water in the fire buckets in the morning!) … Continue reading

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Telstar meets the District @ District Camp 2017

Over 140 Telstar scouts, leaders and helpers trekked to De Kluis – just south of Brussels, to spend the weekend with scouts from across the Northern Europe District. A very active and ambitious programme occupied the attendees enabling them to share … Continue reading

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FAMILY CAMP 2016

What an absolutely brilliant Family Camp at Misaershaff! High spirits lifted the cloud and rain and we even had sunshine. Great teamwork, creative bases and a fabulous Pokémon Go wide game… all bringing huge smiles on the faces of our … Continue reading

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Telstar success with Duke of Edinburgh’s Award/Merite Jeunesse

'Telstar Explorer Scout Leaders were made proud when 23 Explorer Scouts ( 14 Bronze, 8 Silver and 1 Gold) received their 'Merite Jeunesse in Luxembourg (the Duke of Edinburgh's International Award)' on 20th April from Prince Guillaume. In total 200 … Continue reading

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WITCHES @ WIZARDS ‘@ MISAERSHAFF

A great Group Camp was had on the weekend of 2-4 October, 2015. 140 scouts camped at Misaershaff and have a super time with the theme ‘Witches & Wizards’. Magic Potions were concocted, wands made, Harry Potter dinning shelters created…along … Continue reading

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Telstar Scouts save a life – BRAVO

Over the weekend 8th to 10th May Telstar Scouts attended the annual Benelux and Scandinvia District Camp held at De Kluis in Belgium. Whilst on their way to a first aid base in the woods, 8 Scouts came across an … Continue reading

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Telstar’s Got Talent

Congratulation to all the winners of the Telstar's Got Talent show yesterday! What a fabulous event…the curry was delicious, the level of talent right from the Beavers to the Explorers was excellent…and the room was full with parents, leaders, and … Continue reading

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40 year celebration party at the British embassy residence

  Telstar Leaders, supporters and guests celebrated 40 years of Telstar in style at the British embassy on October 22nd. Peter Dawes , HQ Commissioner for British scouts abroad , presented explorer belt awards to  Megan Hollis, Caterina Tapio, ALana … Continue reading

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40 year celebration Family Camp at Weicherdange near Clervaux.

Over 155 beavers, cubs, scouts , explorers, parents and siblings participated in our 4oth anniversay family camp at weicherdange youth centre near clervaux.     We were very lucky with the weather on Saturday…brilliant sunshine all day long…and that made … Continue reading

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Farewell to Grobbers

               Goodbye Grobbers         Grobbendonk has been the district camp site for the Benelux District (Now Benelux and Skandinavia) of British Scouts Overseas(BSO) since the mid 1950s when it was a part of the British military … Continue reading

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