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.
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.
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 […]
As we did last year, we are once more providing the majority of our AGM Reports Online, ahead of the big event itself. Our Annual General Meeting will be held in a short, informal meeting as a part of tomorrow night’ (14th July) big activity at Littledale Scout Activity Centre. The evening’s activities include: a […]
Recently, 9 of our Scouts have taken the opportunity to attend a road trip to Wales, for a two-day expedition around the Felin Bach Girlguiding hostel. They have seen the wonders of Northern Wales, and have seen amazing wildlife such as seals off the coast of the Lleyn peninsula. The Scouts who have taken this […]
Congratulations to all of our Beavers who this year braved the wilderness that is Littledale Scout Activity Centre for a camp “under canvas” as a part of Lonsdale District Scouts‘ District Beaver Camp! The weekend consisted of an amazing array of activities, from blindfolded mazes, to cooking S’mores, from face painting, to a bouncy castle […]
Congratulations to all of our Scouts who recently attended our camp in the tipi village at Bowley International Scout Campsite & Activity Centre for the weekend of the 13th to the 15th May. We’ve had a thrilling weekend of adventure including: Fire building, Testing Ancient Roman war tactics against a barrage of water balloons, Raft […]
For the first time ever, Blackpool Pleasure Beach shut it’s doors to the public for a once-in-a-lifetime event. Cubs from all over the North-West Region were invited up to spend a day riding the rides, seeing the sites, having an adventure, and attempting to break a world record at the “Challenge 10000” event. This is […]