Other Articles

Other articles written by various sources

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In 1954 the Snelling family settled in Durbanville. There was nothing for the young people here. After some discussion with Mr Barnaby Brinkworth, Mr Reg Hepworth, Mrs Bill Foster (Edna May, but Bill Will) and Mrs Doreen Snelling together with advice from Mr Abby Rutter, it was decided to try and establish a Boy Scout movement in Durbanville.

This is an article about the potential loss of our Scout Hall grounds in 2005, as well as information about various Scouting activities at the time.

This article was written by the TygerBurger about Ryan Hultzer's community service project at the Durbanville Quadriplegic Home in 2003.


THE 1st Durbanville Scout Group is worried about losing its scout hall and grounds if the City of Cape Town sells the land in De Villiers Drive to a housing developer.

This article was written by the TygerBurger on 27 July 2005 about the lease of our Scout Hall grounds.

Greetings to you from the rock climbing base camp on the “vlatte” just below the summit of the Tafelberg, 2007 National Senior Scout Adventure held in the Cederberg Mountains. Today began at 05h10 at first light followed by a quick trot to the demarcated area where there is a sign posted out with a sun dried white roll of toilet paper, placed on a thin cedar wood stick.