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Carlisle Scout Leader Recognised

14 Feb 2015

Explorer Scout leader Eddie Ward from Carlisle has been recognised in the current round of Halifax Giving Extra Awards.
Nominated by one of the Explorer Scout parents for his hard work and dedication in setting up and running the Ayers Explorer Scout Unit in Reivers Eddie is also a the Deputy District Commissioner for Reivers District and General Manger of Ratlingate Campsite just …

Silloth Scouts Shine!

13 Feb 2015

This past Tuesday (10th February) marked the success of 8 months worth of hard work with the official opening of a brand new Scout group in Silloth.
Andrew Stanley, the Scout Leader said, “It’s great to be back on the map and stronger than ever. We had a great evening with the Beavers, Cubs and Scouts welcoming them into the worldwide Scouting family. We’ve enjoyed …

Cumbrian Leader to lead UK Scout Contingent to Roverway in 2016

18 Sep 2014

James Ferguson to lead UK Scout Contingent to Roverway in 2016
James Ferguson, aged 22, from Wetheral has been appointed by The Scout Association as deputy contingent leader for the UK for Roverway 2016. Roverway is a European gathering of 16 to 22 year old Scouts and Guides. The event, which is held every 4 years, will take place in southern …

Activities Training Weekends

19 Mar 2014

The county activities team will be running training weekends for both Water and Mountain activities in June.
These sessions are open to explorers, network and adult members and a great way to either learn a new skill or improve an existing skill.
For more details please view the event pages below:
Explorer Water activities weekend
Water activities training weekend
Explorer Mountain activities training weekend
Mountain activities …

Water Activities at Scarness

19 Mar 2014

Sailing – Canoeing – Kayaking
The County Activities team will be running water activity sessions from the end of April until mid-September.
The sessions will be run on a Monday from 5.00pm till 7.00pm, including school holidays at Scarness.
The cost for this is £5.00 per person per session and includes equipment hire and training –it’s the bargain of the year!
For more information download …

New County Commissioner Announced

11 Mar 2014

“I am delighted to announce that Matthew Canwell has accepted my invitation to become your next County Commissioner.  Matthew, as District Commissioner of Kentdale, is of course well known within the County.   He impressed the interview panel by his proven leadership ability, his strategic vision for the County and by his systematic approach to Scouting.  Matthew lives in Kendal, is a …

North West Region Shelterbox

27 Jan 2014

Calling all Scout Troops and Explorer units.
Do you like the idea of a trip to Liverpool while raising money for Shelter and your Section or preferred charity?
The objectives of the ShelterBox Scavenger Hunt are to challenge young people to learn more about disasters and disaster relief work, explore the city’s famous landmarks, and increase awareness about ShelterBox’s disaster relief work …

County Commissioner Vacancy

18 Jan 2014

The search continues for someone to lead Cumbria Scouts into the future when Graham White stands down at the end of his term later this year.
Cumbria Scouts offer a vibrant, exciting and adventurous programme to young people aged 6-25 as well as offering the same experience and adventure to adults too.  We have over 3,400 young people who are supported …

Ongoing Safeguarding Training

16 Jan 2014

As part of the requirement to complete safety and safeguarding training on a periodic basis a new, online,  Safeguarding Awareness Training course is now available.
The course has been designed using the objectives, key messages and training material produced for the face-to-face delivery of the course but tailored for online delivery.
The training should take no longer than around an hour and satisfies …

New Year, New Website

4 Jan 2014

It’s a new year and a new website for Cumbria County Scouts.
We have tried to include all the information you may want whether you are a current member, parent, leader, supporter or looking to join us.
We hope you find everything you were looking for but if there is something you couldn’t find, would like included or something wasn’t working please …