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.

Record Numbers of Adult Volunteers

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

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!






Five ice breaker activities to start off a new year at Scouts

A new school year means a new year at Scouts, which means lots of new members! We’ve come up with this list of games to play with your sections to help everyone get to know each other.

AHF Scout Group have just returned from summer adventure in Staffordshire

AHF Scout Group, based in Blackburn, has just spent 4 days living and working with Scouts from almost dozens of nations from across the globe at the first UK Muslim Scout Fellowship International Scout Jamboree.  The Jamboree was held from the 27th – 30th July at...

Seven superb ways to celebrate Diwali

Diwali is just a few months away (Thursday 19th October 2017) , so we wanted to give you our seven superb ideas of how you could celebrate it in your Group. Otherwise known as the festival of lights, Diwali is celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs and Jains. The core theme is...

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 experiences...

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 East...

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