A big part of scouting is camping and on camp we could be catering for anything between 10 and 70 Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Young Leaders and Leaders whilst doing group camps. Also we as a group help at district events which can cater for up to 300 young people and adults. So a grant was made to Cheshire East Council for this reason to update our camping and catering equipment to help shelter and feed these enthusiastic lot. A total of £2,300 was donated, Thank You.
Taylor Wimpey North West kindly donated £500 to Wilson House Scouts towards a new mini bus. Thank You.
We held our Christmas Bingo and Raffle on Friday 6th December 2019, we thank all that attended, it was a fantastic turn out with some fantastic prizes, in all we raised £1,122 on the raffle and £600 on the Bingo. Thank You to all who bought a ticket and came to play Bingo that evening to help support Wilson House. Also a massive Thank You to all the local Company’s which donated prizes to the Raffle.
On Sunday 1st December 2019 Asda Crewe invited us to bag pack in their store to help raise funds for our Group. We Thank the Asda shoppers that day which very kindly donated £618.20.
We Received a grant from Crewe Town Council in January 2019 to update our stock of very old sports equipment which some of the hockey sticks dated back 20+years. Mayor Brian Roberts also came to visit our Cub section and see the equipment being used. The equipment was bought from The Soccer Store based in Crewe.
The Crewe & Nantwich District Round Table made a very generous donation of £500 to Wilson House Scout Group in October 2018. This was to help buy sports equipment for the group which included soft play archery, hula hoops, slack line, Frisbee’s and much more. Thank You.