St George’s Day 2018

Today I was honoured to be leading the Scout Group through York for the annual St George’s Day procession and I was immensely proud of all of our Young People who looked amazing and did a fantastic job of representing the Group and Scouting to the crowds watching us parade. Leading our procession today was my[…]

Meet Phil, our lead volunteer

Hi, I’m Phil, the Group Scout Leader (GSL) here at Dringhouses Scout Group. I am the lead volunteer responsible for all of our amazing Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Explorers and Volunteers across all 10 weekly sections. In this special edition of my blog, you can read all about my Scouting past, and why I value my[…]

Cubs Pack in the Fun!

A great start to 2018 for Cubs. This term has started well: All three Cub packs have been working on parts of the Scientist badge, which has been great fun learning about density and simple chemistry, no Cubs were permanently died with food colouring during these fun experiments!!  We also took part in the Cubs[…]

Beavers Walk for Water

On Saturday 17th March all Dringhouses Beavers are invited to take part in a sponsored river walk as part of the scouting ‘A million hands project’. Scouts are working nationally in partnership with various organisations to support them and take action. This includes the following 4 areas:  Dementia (Alzheimer’s society); Disability (Guide dogs and Leonard Cheshire Disability); Mental Wellbeing (Mind)[…]

The 4 Week Challenge

Would you like to… • Spend some quality time with your child? • Develop your own skills? • Have fun and rediscover adventure? • Give something back to the community?  Why not try some of the fun and adventure of Scouting for yourself? We’re now inviting parents to come along to Scouts for four weeks.[…]

Merry Christmas

Well, 2017 is nearly at a close and what a year it has been for Dringhouses Scout Group. The Group has a record number of Young People supported by a record number of Adult Volunteers and Young Leaders. It’s because of these amazing people, that give up their time for our Young People, that our Scout Group[…]

Christmas Party

Our sections have had their last regular meetings now, but there is still the Group Christmas Party at Energi next Tuesday for all sections. It’s going to be a great night with 160 of our Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Explorers all there. You can arrive from 6:30pm onwards to get ready to start bouncing at[…]