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A rewarding year for 5th-8th Kendal

9 Jun 2018

5th/8th Kendal celebrate a rewarding year!
“What an amazing year we have all had!” so Michael Ryan of 5th/8th Kendal Scout Group told young scouts, leaders and family and friends assembled at their annual Group Council last week.  The evening was a celebration of scouting successes over the last twelve months, as well as the chance to welcome new young people …

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 …

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 …

South West Lakes Cooking Competition

28 May 2017

Keen and ready to have fun, this weekend teams from four Cumbria scout troops in South West Lakes district took part in their first ever cooking competition!
Patrol teams from 2nd Ulverston, 11th Barrow, 17th Barrow and Walney Churches scout troops had all proved their skills at troop nights, and were keen to show their best at the first SW Lakes …

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 …

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 …