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Welcome to 1st Ripley Scouts

Based in Ripley, Derbyshire we are a scout group in the Ripley and Heanor District with two Beaver colonies, a Cub Pack and a Scout Troop.

Please explore our website to see what our young people have been up to, and events and activities that are coming up.

You can now subscribe to our news feed through RSS, follow us on Twitter and join our group on Facebook. We also have a new calendar system making it easier to see fundraising events and activities that are coming up.

If you want to contact the group please use the form on the contact us page and we will get back to you as soon as possible. If you have any feedback, problems or photos please contact webmaster@1stRipleyScouts.org

Friday Night

So the camp is set up and the kettle is on. The cubs went off exploring the site and making new friends. We saw the opening ceremony fireworks and disco. Tomorrow we have lake activities in the morning and free rein to find all the activities and have a go. There was also a lot of water getting splashed about when the water was filled... read more

Camp is Set Up

So the camp is set up! A huge thank you to the few parent that came to help us set up the tents last night it was much appreciated. We just got it done before it went dark! We just have one leaders tent and the cooking tent to put up when everyone arrives this evening. Double check that you have your name in everything you are bringing with, and ask for 1st Ripley upon arrival if you can’t see one of the leaders.... read more

Keeping Up To Date During Walesby Cub Camp

With camp just around the corner I’m sure everyone is packed and getting super excited! For the parents that don’t get to join in the fun and adventure on camp we are going to try and keep them up to date with what we are doing as best as we can. Depending on the phone signal and what time we have available we’ll be tweeting throughout the day from 1st Ripley’s twitter account @1stRipleyScouts In the evenings we’ll try and write a diary of what we have been doing during the day and get as many photos uploaded as we can. The photos will go into these blog posts as not everyone has access to 1st Ripley’s facebook page. We can’t guarantee that we’ll be able to tweet and post the blog posts it just depends on the signal strength on my phone! But please do keep checking back to see if we have been able to post anything. Feel free to comment on the posts but the leaders won’t be able to comment until we get back. The latest posts will appear at http://1stripleyscouts.org/category/falcon/walesby16/ See you all at... read more

Upcoming Events

Oct
14
Sat
8:30 am Waste Paper Collection @ 1st Ripley Scout Group HQ
Waste Paper Collection @ 1st Ripley Scout Group HQ
Oct 14 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
If you have any waste paper that you need to get rid of, bring it to us and we’ll recycle it. We have been collecting paper for a number of years and is one of[...]
Nov
11
Sat
8:30 am Waste Paper Collection @ 1st Ripley Scout Group HQ
Waste Paper Collection @ 1st Ripley Scout Group HQ
Nov 11 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
If you have any waste paper that you need to get rid of, bring it to us and we’ll recycle it. We have been collecting paper for a number of years and is one of[...]
Dec
9
Sat
8:30 am Waste Paper Collection @ 1st Ripley Scout Group HQ
Waste Paper Collection @ 1st Ripley Scout Group HQ
Dec 9 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
If you have any waste paper that you need to get rid of, bring it to us and we’ll recycle it. We have been collecting paper for a number of years and is one of[...]