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Our Anchors, Juniors and Company Section all enjoy an exciting and varied range of activities.

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We always welcome new members in all 3 of our sections. Explore our website to find out what we get up to then get in touch if you would like more information.

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What is the 1st Bearsden?

We are a Boys' Brigade Company founded in 1898. We meet in Bearsden and have members aged 5 to 18.

What sections do we have?

Anchors : from 5 to 8 years Juniors : 8 to 11 years old Company Section: 11 to 15 years Seniors : 15 to 18 years

When do we meet?

Monday Anchors : 6.30 - 7.30pm Friday Anchors : 6.30 - 7.30pm Juniors: 7.00 - 8.30 pm, Thursday Company Sec: 7.15 - 10pm, Friday Seniors: 7.30 - 10.30pm, Friday

What do we do?

The better question might be "what don't we do?". We have a broad an exciting range of activities for Boys of all ages, interests and talents. Explore our site to find out more.

Pipe and Bugle bands

Our pipe and bugle bands give members the chance to learn and play the bagpipes, snare drum, bass drum or bugle.

The bands meet once a week for a practice session and play at Company parades, special activities and other BB events.

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Members in the Juniors, Company Section and Seniors regularly get the opportunity to play football against other BB Companies.

The Company Section and Seniors participate in our Battalion 5-a-side league and BB Scotland's National 5-a-side competition, playing against BB Companies from across Scotland.

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Trips and Outings

Members in all sections get the opportunity to take part in a range of trips and activities. Our Anchors have visited the police and fire brigade, Juniors have tested themselves on the slopes at an indoor ski centre and Company Section members have travelled to Hampden Park to cheer on the Scotland team.

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Camping is a big part of the 1st Bearsden. The Juniors have an annual activity camp in which they get the chance to try a whole range of fun and exciting activities.

The Company Section also goes camping at least once a year. We occasionally take part in camps overseas; visiting Denmark, Finland and Hong Kong amongst other countries.

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Annual concert

Each year our Company Section puts on a concert. The plot be may different from year-to-year and there may be new songs, but it is always tremendous fun!

If you haven't yet been to one then make sure you come this year.

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