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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!
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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 …

Ongoing Safety Training

28 Oct 2013

As part of the requirement to complete safety and safeguarding training on a periodic basis a new online safety training course is now available for leaders that are applying for a renewal of appointment.
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 …

Additional alternative Promise

28 Oct 2013

Following an extensive 10-month consultation process within and outside of the Movement, TSA has introduced an additional alternative version of the Scout Promise that can be taken by those without a faith for the first time in its 106-year history.
Alternative versions of the Scout Promise have been available for nearly 50 years and have been used by Muslims, Hindus, Buddhists …

2013 Annual Review

27 Oct 2013

The 2013 Annual review as distributed at the AGM.