Group Time Line

Date Event
April 1980 Sections first meet.
1st June 1980 Group Registration form was signed by the District Executive Committee and sent to HQ.
29th July 1980 3rd Wombourne (Methodist) Scout Group was officially registered at Headquarters. Click to view our original Registration Form.
August 1980 First Summer camp help. Joint camp with 3rd Sedgley at Cader Idris, Wales.
1982 Barry Eyre takes over as Scout Leader.
1985 Beaver Colony Started.
1985 Venture Scout Unit Started.
1986 Chief Scout visits our camp.
1987 Tim Higgs becomes our first Queen’s Scout.
1987 Derek Parker takes over as Scout Leader
Summer 1990 Scouts attend International Camp at Chatsworth Park, Derbyshire.
1990 Venture Scout Unit comes under District control.
1991 Nigel Mills takes over as Scout Leader.
1991 Sue Moyle takes over as Beaver Scout Leader.
1995 Julian Knight takes over as Cub Scout Leader.
1996 Paul Cartwright takes over as Scout Leader.
1996 Darryl Poultney takes over as Scout Leader.
2000 Bill Moorhouse takes over as Group Chairman
2001 Mark Corbett takes over as Group Scout Leader.
2002 Jayne Pountney takes over as Beaver Scout Leader.
Dec 2002 – Jan 2003 Group sends 3 Scouts to 20th World Scout Jamboree, Thailand.
2003 Stuart Playford takes over as Scout Leader.
2006 Group moves into Mill Lane Scouting Centre.
2006 Vicky Bratt takes over as Cub Scout Leader.
2007 Group joins in Centenary of Scouting Celebrations.
April 2007 Group skiing trip to Austria to celebrate Centenary of Scouting
July 2007 Group sends 7 Scouts to the 21st World Scout Jamboree, UK.
Janaury 2008 Henry Cleaver takes over as Scout Leader.
January 2008 Stuart Playford takes over as Group Scout Leader.
September 2009 Mark Corbett takes over as Group Chairman
September 2009 Hut renovations completed in time for District AGM held at the hut. Visit by new County Commissioner Paul Wong.
5th November 2009 Group mourns loss of Bill Moorhouse, ex Group Chairman.
December 2009 Darryl Poultney takes over as Group Scout Leader
2010 Group Celebrates 30th Anniversary
16 – 18 July 2010 30th Anniversary Family Camp, Beaudesert.
July – August 2011 Robert McNally, a Scout from the group attends 22nd World Scout Jamboree in Sweden.
21 – 28 July 2012 Cubs & Scouts Summer Camp, Lake Vyrnwy, Wales.
20 – 27 July 2013 Cubs & Scouts Summer Camp, Downe Scout Activity Centre, Kent
2015 Group Celebrates 35th Anniversary
18 – 25 July 2015 Cubs & Scouts Summer Camp, Huish Woods Scout Camp, Taunton
28 July – 8 August 2015 Dan Perks, James Platten, Ryan Champion, Haydn Willetts, Scouts from the group attend 22nd World Scout Jamboree in Japan.

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