First Announcements for Summer Half Term

Braiding and Make Up Wednesday 29th May Sleights Scout Hut 10am. A workshop for secondary school students – braiding & make-up techniques. £8. Rachel Clarkson of WhitbyScents will be braiding, joined by makeup artist Michelle from Shepherds Purse showing teenagers make-up techniques. Book through Janine Pemberton 07880 498283 Glitter Braids…

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Double Barrel Workshop

Baking pizzas and making bath bombs both hit the mark with 15 youngsters for this second workshop at Easter. Janine Pemberton hosted this one at Sleights Scout Hut today. Tonight she said that workshops are eggs-hausting. The Shedders agree. Janine summarised the day on the Kids Making Good Facebook page…

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Cartloads of Skill

Day one of making Billy carts. “One of the best things I’ve ever done”, said one lad. All said they had enjoyed and benefited – team working, new skills, new people, new experiences they said. “Is this run by the Scouts?”, one mum asked. No, it was started as a…

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Eskdale Students Develop Ideas

Great stuff Eskdale. They have gone deeper into what they previously suggested as workshop topics. Exactly what we need! Thanks to Mr. Bloor for encouraging the students to think through their ideas on paper. About a dozen here, with some more to come. The questions in the four boxes surrounding…

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Scratch and Inspirational Callum

Scratch is a graphical programming tool that uses Lego-like blocks to describe computer logic. We are looking at this as part of the future Youth Shed in Sleights. Possibly also a KMG workshop. https://codeclubprojects.org/en-GB/ A visit to Stockton Library with grandsons to learn coding using Scratch (a free learning tool…

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