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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 …

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 …

All afloat with Keswick Scouts!

3 Jun 2017

With a Pirate Captain (ESL Richard Robinson) and a cheeky Parrot (SL Johnny Winter), and using a Pirate Ship hijacked (borrowed really!) from the Keswick Launch Company, scouts from the Keswick Scout Group spent the last Friday evening in May on a treasure seeking cruise to High Brandlehow.  The scouts searched for and found Gold, in the form of chocolate …

Solway and Derwent Beavers go Global!

24 May 2017

At the end of April, Solway & Derwent Beavers from 3rd Wigton, 1st Cockermouth  & 1st Great Broughton took part in a District “Global” themed day at Beacon Hill School in Aspatria.  The day was jam-packed with activity bases aimed at them gaining their International & Global Issues activity badges.
The Beavers from each colony were divided into 4 teams, each …

Cumbria Scouts at Beamish Flag Day 2017

21 May 2017

Cumbria Scouts from Western Lake District joined other uniformed organisations at Beamish Museum on Sunday 21st May to celebrate Empire and Flag Day.
Groups took their section flags and every party member was given a Union Jack for the parade.  The atmosphere was electric due to the amount of people attending.
A big highlight of the day was Durham Police and their dogs from Channel 5’s …

Full Steam Ahead for Cumbria Scouts!

22 Apr 2017

Cumbria Beavers, Cubs and Scouts from Western Lakes District visited the National Railway “Locomotion” Museum at Shildon on 22nd April.
As well as exploring the site, and climbing aboard some of the locomotives and carriages on show, everyone joined in and renewed their Scout Promise.

More Cumbria Scouters than ever – but waiting lists at an all time high.

12 Apr 2017

Scouts in Cumbria report record number of volunteers but waiting lists at all-time high
Over 4,400 people involved in Scouting in Cumbria, including over 1,000 adult volunteers
Waiting lists for young people at an all-time high of 281
Bear Grylls and Helen Glover call on more adults to sign up to Scouting
 
11 April 2017: Scouts in Cumbria have reported the highest number of …