Fundraising

Raising funds is a vital part of keeping the group going. Subscriptions are used to cover basic running costs such as badges, insurance and presep to District, county and National HQ.

The cost of group equipment, the minibus and saving up for equipment for the replacement hut all come of the of the funds that our supporters raise. Our main sources of income are:

Every Little Helps

If you can spare some time each year, maybe just an hour or 2 to help out at events or erecting the marquee every little helps to raise more funds. If you have any other good ideas for fundraising please pass them on to the group exec directly or though section leaders.

Fund Raising News

 

Follow Tegan’s WSJ2019 Journey on Facebook

WSJ2019: Tegan has set up a Facebook page to track her 24th World Scout Jamboree journey. You can follow her fundraising and preparation over the next 2 years.
https://www.facebook.com/Tegan.WSJ.2019/

Her speedy start has already gained her the Scout Fundraising Activity Badge – well done Tegan!

Barbecue fundraising

The Scout Group will be supporting the Liss Village Day at Newman Collard playing field 12 – 4.30pm on Saturday May 20th, the Greatham Festival 3.30pm – 9pm Saturday 1st July and the Liss Forest Fun Day 2 – 5pm Monday 28 August.
Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Explorers and parents, please visit the Fundraising section of the website to sign up for as many sessions as you can to lend a hand with setting up, cooking, serving and clearing away.

Liss Forest Fun Day

Liss Forest Fun Day takes place on Bank Holiday Monday 29 August, 2pm – 5pm at Liss Forest recreation ground.   There will be lots of stalls, and fun and games for all the family.
The Scout Group has been invited to provide the barbecue, which should be a good fundraising opportunity for us.  Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Explorers and parents please sign up for a slot or two to help with setting up, cooking, serving and clearing away, so we can support the Fun Day organisers making the event a success.  The sign …

Community week project (Photos)

Scouts, Cubs and Beavers a long with some brave parents looked like they had been dragged through a ditch backwards on Saturday morning.
After sleeping out on on the West Liss Playing field overnight the group embarked on the community week project of clearing the ditch along the north side of the playing field. Despite the torrential rain the job was completed in just under 3 hours.

Liss Scouts going to 23rd World Scout Jamboree

Fantastic news about the 23rd World Scout Jamboree!  Marcus and Ollie have passed a grueling selection test at County level and have been selected to go to Kirara-hama, Yamaguchi City, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan.  To give you an idea of how difficult this was there were over 15 candidates at District level.  With this in mind to have two from 1st Liss Scouts selected is a fantastic achievement.  They will now form part of a much bigger UK contingent.
Although they will have moved on to Explorers at the time of the …