1st Midsomer Norton Scout Group

                    
19 December 1964 the “New” Scout Hall was opened by Assistant District Commissioner Mr R E Powell

Over the Next 10 years the Group went from strength to strength growing from 8 Cubs to 150 boys in all sections with David Wilshire as Group Scout Leader, Mr H Patterson as Scout Master and Mrs M Wilshire Cub Leader.

Mr Jim Arthur took over as Group Scout Leader in 1974, and with the exception of 1 year in which Tony ? held the reins Jim continued as GSL until his retirement from active Scouting in 2005.

1973 In it’s 10th year since reforming the Group won the Somerset County Challenge Flag for Camping Standards.

1974 Somerset Jamboree Winners, and the Saxons Venture Unit Norway Camp

1975 Avon Jamboree Winners - 4 Patrols attending - 4 Gold awards won
Scout District Sports Winners - B Troop
Saxons Venture Unit - Guernsey Camp

1976 Cub District Sport Winners - C Pack
Cub District Swimming Gala Winners - C Pack
Cub Mayo Shield Winners - B Pack

1977 Cub District Swimming Gala Winners - A Pack

1978 Avon Jamboree - 3 Patrols attending - 3 awards won

1979 Venture Unit - Scotland Camp
World Jamboree - Group represented by Adrian Rideout Member of Saxon Venture Unit in Sweden

1980 Avon Jamboree - 3 Patrols
Saxons Venture Unit - Guernsey Camp

1982 World Jamboree - Group represented by Kevin Chard B Troop Scout in Canada.

1983 Avon  Jamboree -  2  Patrols