2nd Braintree and Bocking Air Scouts are recipients of the Jack Petchey Bronze award scheme for Youth Organisations and Clubs. This scheme gives the Scout section £200 to spend every term. How this money is spent is decided by the award winner each time based on a wish list created by the Scout section.
Each term Scouts and or Leaders will be asked to vote for a Scout they feel is exceptionally hard working or has done something really
positive for other people.
The winners so far:
Will you be next? What can you do to make this happen for yourself?
September – December 2015:
Sam Rennie showed good team work and support to other scouts at Bures Pioneering Camp.
The money was used to buy campfile grills.
May – August 2015:
Dominic Hunt has shown good progress as Patrol leader and has engaged in good communication and team skills on recent activities with a desire to do his best.
The money was used to New patrol boxes and a dinning shelter.
January – April 2015:
Charles Rennie has shown good leadership skills as a Patrol Leader and has with the younger scouts recently joined encouraged and engaged them in the activities for the patrol to develop as a team.
The money was used to buy 2 dinning shelters
May – August 2014:
Sam Little won the award because of his leadership qualities, going out of his way to help people and good ideas.
The money was used to subsides the activities on the summer camp.
Jan – April 2014:
Edward Greenslade won the award because of his confidence, consistent attendance, always gives his best and his helpfulness.
The money was used to subsides activities on camp.
Sept – December 2013:
Jennifer Stanhope won the award for being an active and committed member of the group. Very supportive and caring of others during a recent summer camp.
The money was used to subsides activities such as Abseiling on the Christmas Camp.
May – Aug 2013:
Sinead Ambrose has been an active member of our Scout group since she first joined as the only girl Beaver when she was 5 3/4. She has grown and developed over the years and is a valuable member of the group.
The money was used to help subsidising the Summer camp to Scotland.
Jan – April 2013:
Sam Larkins, is a keen Scouts who on several occasions has put himself out to help out or go above and beyond what is required of him.
The money was used more sports (Bean bags, markers, balls, blind folds) equipment for the group
Sept – December 2012:
Jodie Hill won the award for being recognised as being supportive to others on Summer camp 2012.
May – Aug 2012:
Nicholas Greenslade has Cerebral palsy and is badly affected by it but Nicholas has been a constant member of the group through all sections and always participates to the best of his ability in all camp and activities. He is an inspiration of not letting physical conditions get you down.
Nicholas’ money also went towards a new trailer for the group.
Jan – April 2012:
Izzy Eyles, a recently promoted Patrol Leader, has shown great commitment and a desire to take the lead along side a good aptitude to manage her patrol and encourage others within the group
The money went towards a new trailer for the group so that we can make camps more adventurous.
Sept – December 2011:
Jack Lloyd won the award for taking his patrol, containing to scouts with no camping experience, to the camping competition and coming joint 1st despite his lack of experience as a patrol leader.
The money was used to purchase to subsides the Gliding camp of 18 Sept 2011 and purchased some Aero-glide models to make during meetings.
May – Aug 2011:
Gareth Davies has really developed as an individual over the last year. He is full of energy and enthusiasm and the other Scouts enjoy his humour.
The money was used to purchase the last of the five new patrol tents for lightweight camping and a tilley lamp
Jan – April 2011:
George Salthouse has been a very dedicated and active member of the scout group. He is helpful and has volunteered for extra duties such as writing a camp report for the district newsletter.
The money was used to purchase two more of the five new patrol tents for lightweight camping
Sep – Dec 2010:
Caolin Toner has been an enthusiastic member of the troop for a long time. He is always keen and has recently been very good at helping younger Scouts develop
The money was used to purchase two of five proposed new patrol tents for lightweight camping
May – Aug 2010:
Katie Smith has been a great influence in the group. She welcomes new members and helps them feel settled. She participates on most events and is always a pleasure to deal with
The donation was also used to help purchase the group some containers to store our equipment.
Jan – April 2010:
Jake Finesilver was selected for being a friendly and enthusiastic Scout. He joined the group having never been in Scouting before and has wholeheartedly particiated in all the activities we have run. He is always happy to be helpful.
The donation was used to help purchase the group some containers to store our equipment.
Sept to December 2009:
Ryan Finlayson was selected as winner because of his enthusiasm for Scouting and for wanting to help out junior sections
The £200 received was used for a new Petrol Lamp and a Tent
April to Aug 2009:
Niamh Dooley – Selected by the leaders for general enthusiasm and ability to over come difficult challenges
Niamh’s money was used to subsides a gliding activity.
January to March 2009:
Willam Ambrose – Selected by the leaders for ability to help others and general enthusiasm
The £200 was used to get new poles for tents, get some two way radios for hiking and get some more Mallets
October to December 2008:
Sam Smith – Selected by the leaders for general helpfulness and good patrol leading
The donation was used to repair to the Group’s mess tents and subsidise Gliding to make it more affordable to all.
July to September 2008:
Matt Sims – Selected by the leaders for contributions during the Summer camp.
The money was used to replace some old camping equipment
April to June 2008:
Jake Edwards – Selected by the Scouts as a good role model.
Jake requested the money be used for some off ground fire equipment. The remainder was used for more ground sheets.