Cambridge District Scout Archive
This page is a list of the names of known Venture Scout Units in Cambridge and the surrounding Districts. It is taken from many sources, no single list being available. Please add details of any (the many) missing from the list.
A list of Cambridge (North and South) VSU’s attached to groups, that is having a Group number, e.g. 14th Cambridge VSU, may be found in the VSU page.
Venture Scouts ran from 1967 to 2003.
|Sir John Cockcroft||1968 –||Cambridge South|
|Tithe||1971 (8?) – 1997||Cambridge South|
|Cam Valley||1975 – 1979||Cambridge North |
|Mullard VSU||– 1993||Cambridge North|
|Crafts Hill||1976 – 1981||Crafts Hill|
|Bullocks Haste||1984||Crafts Hill|
|Paddocks||– 1995+||Crafts Hill|
|South Cambs||1976 + 1980 -1991||Granta|
|Fen Heath||1973 + 1980||Newmarket|
|Gog Magog||1988 – 1991|
|+||1981||Bar Hill (unnamed)|
|Hereward VSU||– 1991||(Peterborough)|
|Hyperion VSU||– 1992|
|Alpha VSU||– 1993|
|Fen Runners VSU|
|1st Hereward VSU|
|Mepal VSU||16/10/1991 closed 1997||Cam /Ely|
The dates 1967 – or 1967 – 1981 are known dates of start or ending
The dates 1980 are dates when they have been referenced just once.
Districts in brackets assumed
- RA – VEN Committee of Ranger Guides and Ventures coordinating events for the two groups.
JWR Archivist Feb 2019