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Media Competition 2018

31 Mar 2018

Cumbria Scouts Media Competition – 2018
It’s back folks!  After some great entries last year, we are once again running our County Media Competition.  This year, it’s all about photography.  So much so, we hope to be able to produce a “print-your-own” calendar at the end of this year, for all groups to be able to share with their members, family …

Tea Prepared!

6 Mar 2018

On Saturday 3rd March Leven Valley Scout Group showed off their baking and hospitality skills, hosting a coffee morning at the Coronation Hall in Ulverston.  The event was a great chance for the Cubs, Beavers and Scouts to meet with members of the community and show off their group.
Despite a snowy day, lots of people turned up to support the …

County Media Competition – Winners!

2 Mar 2018

So, after almost five months, the County Media Competition for 2017 is over, and the judges have completed their deliberations.  Formal entries were only received for three categories, so the prize money was partially redistributed to reflect the amazing video contributions of two groups.  The results of the competition are (drumroll for effect)….
Best published story about a section/unit off-site event/activity/camp …

Leaders selected for 24th WSJ

16 Oct 2017

David Hodgkiss, Robin Ford and Gareth Hodgson selected for an international adventure to West Virginia, USA
16 October 2017: Cub Scout Leaders David Hodgkiss and Gareth Hodgson, and Explorer Scout Leader Robin Ford, have been selected from Scouting’s 150,000 adult volunteers to represent the UK at the 24th World Scout Jamboree in West Virginia, USA in 2019. David will be the …

2017 AGM and Review

29 Aug 2017

This years AGM will be on the 19th of September.
The agenda for the meeting has been issued but is also available here: AGM Agenda 2017
The 2017 trustees report and accounts can be found here: 2017 CCSC Trustees’ Report and Accounts
The minutes from the 2016 meeting can be found here: Cumbria County Scout Council AGM Minutes 2016
The 2017 annual review is available for reading …

Tell your Scouting story and maybe win a prize!

28 Aug 2017

Cumbria Scouts Media Competition!
Dear All,
I hope you’ve had a great summer?  No doubt there have been some amazing adventures, and some great stories to tell.  And that’s just what we would like you to do…
For the first time, Cumbria Scouts are running a “media competition”.  The idea is that youth members, leaders, exec., just about anyone really, tell the story …

County Neckerchiefs/Scarfs now available for purchase

29 Jun 2017

We now have a supply of Cumbria County Scouts neckers which are available for all Leaders within the county.
These can be purchased from the Scout Office for £7.00 each, this includes postage and packaging.
Orders, with cheques made payable to ‘Cumbria County Scout Council’, should be sent to the county office.
Cumbria County Scouts,
Stricklandgate House,
92 Stricklandgate,
LA9 4PU.

Solway Derwent – District Camp

27 Jun 2017

On the weekend of 16th – 18th June, in the lovely hot weather, over 100 Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Explorer Scouts from the Solway and Derwent area attended their annual District Camp held at Ratlingate campsite, near Carlisle.
Activities over the weekend included a mobile “Cavebus”, a caving tunnel built inside an old bus, and a giant inflatable obstacle course. This …

Carlisle Scouts clean up

16 Jun 2017

Keen to do their bit for the community, on Wednesday 14th June the Scouts from 25th Carlisle group set to and cleaned up a littered footpath near to the Tesco recycling centre in Carlisle.  Three large bags of rubbish were collected by the keen pickers!  After the litter-pick, the Scouts hiked over to Stonyholme.
James England, Scout Leader, said afterwards “many …

Cumbria Scout Event Protocol

14 Jun 2017

The Cumbria Scout event protcol has been compiled to give direction and guidance on the conduct of Scout events initiated, planned and/or authorised at County level. Although full implementation of the Protocol will only be necessary for major events, its principles will also hold true for smaller County events.
The principles of this protocol will hold true for all events held …