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A Scout Group in the Heart of Europe!

We are members of both British Scouting Overseas and FOS Open Scouting, a Belgian Scout Organisation.

What makes up a Group?

A team of volunteer leader and assistants who run our each of our sections, organising the weekly meetings, activities, sleepovers, camps 

A team of adults, called the Group Executive, (Exec) who work behind the scenes, looking after equipment, finances, badges, helping to organise events and much more.

A Group Scout Leader (GSL) who coordinates these teams

But most importantly we have all the young people who take part and families who support them.

As an International group we have families coming and going all the time.

We can always use more help, whether that's on one of the teams, as a one off, or on a rota.

Please do speak to your leader or to our GSL to see where you would fit in!



Where are we?

Our regular meeting places are all in the Tervuren area

 

Various halls
3080 Tervuren
Belgium
3080

News & Blogs

Blog | Webshop Opened
16/09/2022 By Helen Williamson

We are pleased to announce that we have arranged a webshop with a local supplier where you can order group Tshirts or Squirrel uniforms.  IT IS NOW OPEN for the first order period- if you want to order please do so before October 5th. The next order period will be in January 2023  Click here  to visit the shop 

All other uniform tops can be bought from the local Scout shop see shop page for details

To keep the costs as reasonable as possible, without imposing a minimum number of items, the webshop works with 'order periods'  This means you can shop between 2 dates and once the final order date arrives, they make up and deliver all the items (a couple of weeks later) to our uniform coordinator for further distribution. 

Previously we had to order and store large boxes of groupT-Shirts, which took years to sell. 

If anyone outside 1st Brussels wishes to order something, please speak to us first about the cost of postage/delivery elsewhere.

All uniforms  are of course available from the UK scout shop but from Belgium the postage and tax costs and delays Post Brexit are prohibitive. If you travel to the UK, you may wish to order and collect while there.  I understand  many UK groups buy red school uniform sweatshirts from highstreet vendors for Squirrels. We can arrange a Squirrel badge.

All uniforms  are of course available from the UK scout shop but from Belgium the postage and tax costs and delays Post Brexit are prohibitive. I understand there are also uniform shortages in many sizes and many UK groups also buy red school uniform sweatshirts from highstreet vendors for Squirrels.

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Haarlem Jamborette
28/09/2022 By Helen Williamson

Booking has opened for our contingent for  Haarlem Jamborette  a fantastic 10 day summer camp in the Netherlands. 

1st Brussels have been attending for at least 25 years

Scouts and those Cubs invited (aged 10+ now) should book their spaces as soon as possible using  the OSM invitation you received.. If in doubt please contact your section leader.

Explorers can register interest via the BSO contingent... but may have other options for summer camp- your leaders will have details soon.

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New Website
22/06/2022 By Helen Williamson
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Welcome to our new website. 

We’ll be using the website to promote ourselves, recruit members and leaders, advertise events, keep you informed of our news and display our photo albums. Keep visiting the website to stay up to date.

The site isn't finished yet... over the summer we'll be adding more material, so by the time we restart in September it should be ready to go!

We hope you like it.. 

Could you be our intrepid reporter for your section? Keeping your eyes on what's happening, taking a few pictures and letting people see what we are doing?

Reporters can be young people, parents or  leaders. Or you could get together with your scouting friends and decide what you want to say.  Please let us know if you could help by sending us some news once a month.

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