Providing young people with Skills For Life for over 80 years.
You’ve probably noticed some changes in our branding this week – or even seen it in the news! To put your minds at rest… Yes, we’ve rebranded. What does it mean? In essence, very little. When Lt.Gen. Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell (Or, B-P for short) first started Scouting in 1907, his aim was simple, […]
Well done to our Cubs and Scouts who braved the cold this weekend for an adventurous early “Summer” camp. Some of our activities involved archery, campfires, and racing plastic ducks. All of the Scouts that took part this weekend are now halfway towards their Master at Arms Activity Badge, after taking part in three intensive […]
Well done to all of our Scouts that came to our second annual Winter Lodge Social at Mortimer Lodge, or Silverhelme Scout Activity Centre. You’ve all done a great job learning axe and knife skills, cookery, and fire building. On bahalf of the Scout Leadership Team, thank you all for another awesome weekend.
There are a number of international expeditions in the coming years, and we’d like to encourage our young people to take part in as many as possible. We’re trying to compile a list of events at the moment, here’s the best so far. Red Rose – http://www.redrose.org.uk/ – 11th – 18th August 2018 – Cumbria, […]
All of us at 23rd would like to congratulate James for being the first member of our group to earn the Chief Scout’s Gold Award since we reopened the Scouts section in 2008. James is now volunteering as a Young Leader with the Beavers.
A photo from last year’s event. Since last year’s winter social went down so well with Scouts, we’ve decided to make it an annual event and we’ll be holding a “Winter Social” weekend away at Mortimer Lodge, SilverHelme from 12th to 14th January 2018. The weekend will be focused around teamwork, sharing skills, and taking […]
Above: Our 2015 Knight Hike Team. If you want the opportunity to represent our group and take part in Scouting on a wider scale, there are forms for two events in the Parent’s area on the site. Firstly, Lonsdale’s “Knight Hike” Night Hike is next month, and we have he opportunity to field two teams! […]
Last night, we held our AGM, which turned out to be a fantastic meeting with a lot of progress achieved – despite a lower than usual turnout. AGM reports from last night will be uploaded here as they are submitted over the coming weeks. Here is a link to a copy of last year’s AGM […]
It’s that time of year again, and we’re looking forward to seeing you all at our 2017 Annual General Meeting, and get-together. All members of the Group, or of the Exec and their families are invited for a short meeting, awards presentation, and a bite to eat. This year we’ll be holding the event at […]
This weekend, we held our bi-annual (that’s every other year in this case) group family camp, with young people and their families taking part in activities from low-ropes courses, to bell-boating, to sailing, to geo-caching. We really did it all. We’d like to extend a special thanks to all of the parents and Exec members […]