Beeston Hike 2017

Date: 22nd Jul 2017 Author: Scout Websites

On 10 June, 1st Sandstone Beaver Scouts completed a 6 mile hike to raise money for The Alzheimer’s Society. By completing the hike, they raised £2376.25 in sponsorship in aid of the Society and presented a cheque to Tim McLachlan, Operations Director of The Alzheimer’s Society, at the Group’s Family Awards Evening on 17 July. Go to the gallery to see more pictures. Well done 1st Sandstone!

In the last 8 years, the annual Hike has raised over £19,000 for various charities and next year theyhope to top £20,000.  During those eight years, not a single young person has dropped out along the route!

Put your phone down and what are you left with? Just teamwork, courage and the skills to succeed.’
Bear Grylls, Chief Scout Bear Grylls