Programme Month: October 2017

During October 2017, we will be focusing entirely on supporting you to run a quality balanced programme in your section with live Q&As, support sessions as well as a chance to share and gain new programme ideas with other leaders.

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Record Numbers of Adult Volunteers

As we announce record numbers of adult volunteers, we also welcome Tom Hamer as our newest Scouting Ambassador!

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Bowley International Scout Campsite & Activity Centre

Bowley is East Lancashire’s County Campsite and is perfect for your section’s camp! Why not come and learn all about us!

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My 24 Hour Adventure!

What an experience Gilwell 24 was! On the 8th July, a 24-hour adventure experience began for a small group of Explorer Scouts from East Lancashire. Gilwell 24 doesn’t stop from 9am on the Saturday morning until 9am on the Sunday with activities and...
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A Leader’s Guide To Running the 4 Week Challenge

The purpose of the 4 Week challenge is for parents to see & experience Scouting first hand. The four week challenge should be used with existing parents in a similar way to taster weeks in new Groups. It’s been tried by a few different groups across...
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Our Guide to Snapchat

Snapchat is a picture sharing app that has gained considerable popularity with young people over recent years which allows its users to create, edit and share pictures and videos to other users of the app. The app’s focus is around capturing and sharing...
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Annual Report 2017

Every year East Lancashire Scouts pull together the highlights of the previous year and a very brief discussion on the plans for the year to come and this year is no different. Here is our 2016-17 Annual Report. You can also download the Bowley Annual Report here...
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Observing Ramadan and celebrating Eid in Scouting

As we approach the end of Ramadan begins many of our members move into a very meaningful period. We wanted to learn more about how Ramadan is observed from a Scouting perspective and so we spoke to Shaheen Ally, Cub Scout Leader at AHF Scout Group in Blackburn....
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