KPF at the JOTI (Jamboree on the Internet) This weekend, it is time for the JOTI (Jamboree on the Internet) again. Our group is taking part with some scouts. You can see us on the webcam above. To get in contact with us, just try one of the following options:
- using the IRC chat of ScoutNet (users: kpf_stefan, kpfLukas, KPFMax...)
- via Twitter: @kreuzpfadfinder
- via Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Kreuzpfadfinderbund/
- via Instagram: kreuzpfadfinderbund_wuppertal
- via Skype (user name will be published later)
Please Donate Please Donate: „Construyendo puentes de amistad a Matagalpa – Bridges of Friendship to Matagalpa“
We would like to enable a small group of young scouts (mixed group, aged 14-16, at least 2 participants and one leader) from Nicaragua to take part in our whitsun camp. The camp takes place on the whitsun weekend (June 2 to 5, 2017). The whitsun camp represents the foundation of our work. On sunday evening, our traditional promise celebration will take place, which means a lot to us. An invitation to this event proves our deep trust and friendship to our scout friends from Nicaragua.
The trigger for the project was an exceptional distirbution of funds by the charity foundation Siegfried und Christa Wirtz Stiftung. We already collected funds for two scouts, but now we need you to move on! Thanks a lot to the SCW foundation (the photo shows the cheque handover ceremony) and our supporters association.
You want to provide a unique memory for young people from our partner city Matagalpa? You support the idea of looking beyond one's own nose and to see what the world has to offer? You want to donate one Euro or another?
Donate with subject 'Nicaragua' to our supporters association.
If you have any questions or need further information, just send an e-mail to Jamie Lee Harder.
Thank your for your support!
New Issue of Die Spur On January 31st, the 126th issue of our scout magazine „Die Spur“ has been published on the occasion of our years-beginnings-celebration. If you are interested in reading Die Spur (it is in German) to get an impression of our activities, send an e-mail to Stefan. We have some spare copies so potentially we can send one to you.
The next issue of Die Spur is expected to appear in may on the occasion of our whitsun camp.
KPF at scouting magazine The scouting (a web magazine for scouts in germany) has published an article about our group here.
Summer Trip 2016 This summer, we will go on a trip to Slovakia. The trip will take place during the last three weeks of the summer holidays (approximately 29th of July to 21st of August 2016). Planning has just begun, so we do not have so many details at the moment. Hopefully we will be able to meet our friends in Košice who visited our Brexventure camp in 2013. We hope that many scouts will join the trip and spend some amazing time in Slovakia!
Wupper cleaning On Saturday, March 29, we will help to protect the environment. As every year, there is an activity in Wuppertal where everyone is invited to clean the city. Our scout group will participate and clean the banks of the river Wupper near our scout hut in Pauluskirchstraße. This will be a lot of work, because there was no wupper cleaning activity in 2013 due to bad weather conditions, so we expect a lot of rubbish there.
Book market On March 7 and 8 there will be the traditional market for used books in the Pauluskirche, the church next to our scout rooms in Unterbarmen. As every year, we will make cakes and sell them to collect money for our scout group. On friday, the market is opened from 14:00 to 18:00 and on saturday from 11:00 to 16:00.
Snow Day On February 15, we will have a snow day. Depending on the weather conditions, we will either go sledging (if there is enough snow), or we will go ice skating in Solingen.
Order uniforms We will order uniforms soon. All scouts who need a new uniform are asked to fill the ordering form until 2014-02-27.
Lost and found of family day A cake ring and a bowl have been found after the family day. For more information ask Wolle.
Our calendar as iCalendar To make sure everyone remebers the dates and times of scout activities, we made our calendar iCalendar compatible. This means it is possible to export scout activites from that calendar into programs like Outlook, Thunderbird, or google calendar. Each date in the calendar contains a corresponding iCalendar export link now.
Die Spur in color On our family day in January, the 122th issue of our scout magazine Die Spur (the trace) was published. It is the first issue which is printed in color.
Photos of family day Some photos so our family day are online.
The elk is calling The decision has been made! This years summer trip will take us to scandinavia. Large forests, wonderful lakes, wild elks, normal temperatures.
From 2014-07-26 to 2014-08-16 we will be climbing, swimming, hiking and discovering the great north of europe. We hope many scouts will join the trip!
Lost and found Some items were left behind on our winter trip (see photos). They can be picked up from Stefan.
Brexventure T-Shirts Each participant of the Brexventure Camp received a t-shirt with the camp logo. As we were asked by many people if it is possible to buy additional camp shirts, there is a possibility to order further shirts now. The price of the sirts is 15,50 EUR. If we have very many orders, it might decrease. Please order until 26 January by E-Mail. The available sizes of the shirts are S, M, L, XL, XXL or 3XL.
Photos of our winter trip On our photo page, you can see pictures of our winter trip which took us to Monschau this year. The Trip had the topic #hipster. To see the photos, you must be a registered member and be logged in, or you have to wait until January 21, when they are publicly visible. The link is here. Click on Winterfahrt 2014 there (sorry, the page is only available in German).
Football Tournament On January 25th, we will once again have an indoor football tournament. The tournament is a common activity with the other scout organizations from Wuppertal. All information on date, time, location and equipment can be found on the Information sheer.
The registration for the tournament is done online. We are looking forward to see many scouts there!
Cutting Wood Jan has some wood for us in his garden which has to be cut into smaller pieces. He needs some voluntary helpers for this task, which shall take place on Saturday, 28.12., if we find 3 or 4 volunteers. There will be a barbecue afterwards for the volunteers. If you have time, contact Jan directly (0157 5687 2494).
New Photos On our photo page, there are more than 100 new pictures from the activities in 2013. Most importantly these are photos from our international camp Brexventure which took place last summer. To see the pictures, click here (sorry, this page is only available in German).
Family Day On the 18th of January, we will celebrate the beginning of the new year with our annual family day. Everyone will meet at our scout rooms at Röttgen 102 in Wuppertal. As of 3 p.m., we will have a varied programme of looking back on the last year and games inside and outside. We will hopefully have a nice time together, drink coffee and tea and eat some cake.
Editorial Deadline On friday, December 13th, the editorial deadline of our scout newspaper Die Spur ends. If you have any articles for us, send them quickly!
Winter trip As every year, we will also spend this year's winter holidays on a winter trip. It will take place in the first week of January. We will be in a house in Rohren, which is a small village in the Eifel low mountain range.
The theme of the trip will be #Hipster so hopefully we will have some funny days there. We will probably go there with 30 scouts of all ages.
Letter from Nicaragua We received a letter from the Nicaraguan scouts who joined our Brexventure camp. More information on http://brexventure.de/
Fundraising Success On saturday, November 23rd, we went to a supermarket in Wuppertal and made waffles for the people passing by to collect donations for the sacrifices of hurricane Taiyan on the Philippines. This event was a great success. We collected 270 Euro of do... [read more]
New Information on Brexventure 2013 available New information is available on the web site of our Brexventure 2013 international scout camp. You can find a more detailed schedule and a list of activites there now. This information will be updated on a regular basis, so it is worth having a look at it from time to time.
Website for Brexventure international scout camp 2013 A website with a lot of information about our international summer camp “Brexventure 2013” is available now. It informs about the date, the location, the participants etc. Go to http://www.brexventure.de to find out!
Brexventure 2013 The international scout camp which we are organizing for 2013 has a name now: It will be called Brexventure 2013. A Website about the camp will be available soon.
Newsfeed available The news on this website are available as a news feed now (if you don't know what a news feed is, look here). If you have a feed reader (e.g. smartphone app) supporting Atom 1.0 or RSS 2.0 you can use the following links:
Summer Trip to Croatia In summer 2012 we will have a trip to Croatia. We hope for three weeks with lots of fun, great weather and many scouts who come with us. If you have any hints (nice hiking areas, interesting scout centres etc.) just tell us, we are still making plans.
International Camp 2013 In 2013 an international camp organised by us will take place on Brexbachtal scout campsite which is located near Koblenz. We hope our friends from 18th Chesterfield and 3rd Matlock and some other scout groups will join the camp. The proposed date is 2013-07-30 until 2013-08-06 for the camp, followed by a family hospitation in Wuppertal. Currently we wait for confirmation of the proposed date. More information on the camp will follow.
Anniversary Camp / Summer 2011 The date for our anniversary camp in summer 2011 has been decided: It will take place from 8/28/2011-9/4/2011. We hope to meet many of our friends from England. More information will follow very soon!
Preparations for anniversary camp In 2011, we will celebrate the 50th anniversary of our scout group. There will be a camp in summer where we will invite some friends from Germany, England and maybe even more countries. We are working hard on the preparations and soon there will be further information available for our guests. Just have a look at this page in a few days or weeks.
Whitsun Camp Currently all our scouts are looking forward to our whitsun camp. It will take place from 21 until 24 May. About 150 people will take part in the camp. We hope to have good weather as in the last year.
Summer 2010 This summer, we will again have a trip to England. We will visit the PEAK international scout camp at Chatsworth Park in Derbyshire. We hope to have a lot of fun and make new friends with out hosting group, which will be 3rd Matlock this time. Our plans for the other two weeks of the trip are not yet made, so we are collecting ideas what to do and where to go.
Visit http://www.peak2010.org/ for more information on the PEAK camp.
This Summer This summer, we will visit Great Britain for 3 weeks. We hope we can participate on PEAK 2010 international scout camp in Derbyshire. Our friends of 18th Chesterfield will not be there this time, but maybe we can meet them before the camp starts.
Hike From 17th to 19th of April we will start this year's hiking season with a hike between Hattingen and Wuppertal. We hope for good weather and that there will be many scouts going with us.
Library In Our Library, we collect books that are interesting or helpful for scouting. Unfortunately many of our books were destroyed last winter due to improper storage, among these books e.g. Scouting for Boys by Baden Powell. We hope we can get a replacement soon.
Schwenkoree - The World in a Tent 'Schwenkoree - The World in a Tent', that's the topic of this year's whitsun-camp. Each group will choose a Country of the World an represent it, e.g. wear clothes, prepare typical food etc.
New Discussion Board Software Today our discussion board software has been updated to a new release.
Summer Trip to Slovenia This summer, we will have a 3-week-trip to slovenia. We found the country interesting as it offers quite different landscapes - varying from alpine mountains to the mediterranian sea there is much to see. If you have any hints about places, campsites or activities that could be nice for our scout group, please send us an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Merry Christmas Merry christmas and a happy new year to all visitors of our web site.
JOTI 2008 It's JOTI - Jamboree on the Internet. Our Scouts participate with a small Team with some computers. If you found your way to this website, please sign our guestbook!
Planning Weekend On the weekend of November 7-9 we will have a planning weekend. We will make plans for the year 2009 - activities, events, workgroups.
New Directorate Yesterday we elected a new directorate for our scout association. First Chairman is Stefan Friese, Second Chairman ist Lukas Sieber, Treasurer is Tim Oliver Kremer. Further members of the directorate are Alexandra Gerling, Anke Winkelsträter, Annika Friese and Lars Greinert.
Music Weekend On the weekend of november 21-23 there will be a music weekend which we will celebrate together with the other scout associations from wuppertal. There will be a lot of singing, playing guitar, some games and great food hopefully.
New Group Finally we have a new group. Starting on October 16th, the new group for children between 8 and 9 will meet every thursday in our rooms in St. Michael church in Wuppertal-Elberfeld. Leaders are Lukas, Manu and Lars G.
North Rhine-Westphalia-Day On the weekend of august 30/31 the North Rhine-Westphalia-Day takes place in Wuppertal. This is a really big festival which takes place in a different city in North Rhine-Westphalia each year. There will be lots of events, music etc. in Wuppertal.
The... [read more]
Trip to Scotland This summer, we are going to visit Scotland for three weeks. First we will visit Inverness, then the west coast near Ullapool. After that we will be hiking for some days on the Rob Roy Way. Our last stop is Edinburgh before we get back to germany.
Kemna - never again This year, there is a sad anniversary: 75 years ago, the concentration camp at Kemna near Wuppertal was opened. On June 21st, there will be a conmemoration organized by youth organizations from Wuppertal. Among other things the people will pr... [read more]
Even more Photos Revently we recieved 58 additional photos of our whitsun vamp. To see them use the following link: click here.
Photos On our photo-page you can find 52 new photos of our whitsun-camp. You should have a look - surprisingly there aren't any rain pictures this time. You just have to click here.
Hamburg Singing Contest On April 5th, wie will visit the Hamburg Singing Contest. This is a meeting point for scouts and people from similar groups who like to sing more or less traditional songs. We will not take part at the contest it... [read more]
Die Spur - international edition We are currently working on an english translation of our journal 'Die Spur' to make it available for our friends in other countries. It should be finished in March probably. In fact we jump at the chance that we need some test pages to evalualte s... [read more]
Summer-Trip On our summer-trip in 2008 we are going to visit Scotland! If you have any ideas about scout centres, interesting hiking areas or you would like to meet our scout group, don't hesitate to contact us by e-mail (email@example.com).
Merry Christmas We wish you a merry Christmas and a happy new year!
Events with other Scouts in Wuppertal As in the last years we will have some activities in 2008 which we will do in cooperation with other scouts in Wuppertal (Called ZaPf, which is an abbreviation for 'Cooperation of all scouts'). At the weekend of august 29-31 we will take part in the... [read more]
Winter Trip In January 2008 we will do our traditional winter trip. This time wie will visit this nice house in Breckerfeld, a village which is not very far away from Wuppertal but a very nice location in a valley with much nature around.
18th Chesterfield: New Homepage Our Friends from 18th Chesterfield (UK) have a new Homepage. It is located at http://www.18thscouts.webs.com/
New Photos Finally we have 43 new photos on our photo-page. They have been taken on our trip to scandinavia last summer.
To see them, click here: Scandinavia 2007
Challenge Cup Wuppertals scout groups will recieve the challenge cup of english youth-leaders from South Tyneside, which is awarded every two years.
Calendar for 2008 Our Calendar for the year 2008 has been made, and several preparation teams for our activities have been founded. If you want to know what we are going to do in 2008, click on 'Calendar'.
Our Summer-Trip is not mentioned yet because we have neither decided where to go nor when. This will be discuss... [read more]
100 years of scouting - celebration in Wuppertal On August 18th, there will be a celebration of scoutings 100th anniversary in the centre of Wuppertal. It will be organised by 7 associations with groups in our city, so we think it should be a quite impressive event.
We will offer games, sing songs, build up some tents and present our work.
21st World Scout Jamboree Currently, the 21st World Scout Jamboree takes place in Chelmsford / UK. We visited the Camp at the weekend with a small group of scouts, click here to see some photos of the trip.
More information about the Jamboree can be found on http://eng.thejamboree.org/.
Scouting's Sunrise On August 1st, 1907, the first scout camp on Brownsea island was opened by Baden Powell. The World Organisation of the Scout Movement (WOSM) proposes to celebrate the 100th anniversary of this event as a so-called 'Scouting's Sunrise'.
Scouts all over the world will meet on this day to renew their ... [read more]
Summer-Trip We had a fine summer-trip to scandinavia this summer with a group of 20 scouts. First we made a kanu-trip on the small river Röjdån, then we hiked some days on the Finnskogleden. In Norway, we visited Kjørnes, a small village located at the Sognefjord near Jostedalsbreen (Europe's largest glacier... [read more]
100 Years of Scouting The scout movement exists since 1907, so we celebrate its 100th birthday this year. On august 18th, we will have an event in the centre of Wuppertal, where we will present our work to the people. Other scout associations will also take part in this event, and together we will offer games for childre... [read more]
Trip to Scandinavia This summer we will visit Scandinavia. First we will do a Boat-Trip on the river Röjdån in Värmland, Sweden, then we will visit a fjord and Oslo in Norway. We are still planning, so this is not necessarily the final route.
Special Stamp On May 3rd, 2007, Deutsche Post (German Postal Service) published a 45-cent-stamp related to scouting. If you want to see the Stamp, visit the following Site and klick on Aktuelle
Painting of Baden Powell An Artist from Wuppertal made a Painting of Baden Powell for us. Visit us to see it - or simply click here.
PEAK 2005 As we did in 1990, 1995 and 2000 we will take part at the International Scout Camp "PEAK 2005". We will probably be about 35 Scouts, looking forward to a nice Camp, meeting England and our Friends at the 18th Chesterfield.
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JUZU2019 - Jugendbegegnung im Zug
New group choosed nameOur New Group has found a name: 'Schwalbentyrann', which means Cliff Flycatcher.
18th Chesterfield OnlineHave you seen? Our friends from 18th Chesterfield in England have their own homepage. Klick here: http://www.18thscouts.org.uk/
Special StampOn May 3rd, 2007, Deutsche Post (German Postal Service) will publish a 45-cent-stamp related to scouting. There is no information on how it will look like before its release, so it will be a surprise ... [read more]
Do you speak swedish?Since today, our web site is also available in swedish. The reason is our trip to scandinavia this summer.
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