Ebor District in North Yorkshire is made up of thirteen Scout Groups spanning from Poppleton in the west, past Bishopthorpe in the south and on to Dunnington in the east.

There has been Scouting in the district since 1909. We currently provide fun, adventure and life skills for over 1,400 young people in 6 Squirrel Dreys, 20 Beaver Colonies, 21 Cub Packs, 21 Scout Troops, and 13 Explorer Units. We are entirely run by volunteers and charitable funding.

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The latest news from the Ebor Scouts


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June Update from our Lead Volunteer, Nigel

As part of Volunteers Week, York Scouts were presented with a certificate of appreciation for all the fabulous work that volunteers do in York Ebor and York Minster Districts. Well…

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Scouts Monopoly Challenge

Our Groups had a great time in the sunshine finding all the Monopoly locations in York, including Holgate Windmill! Our teams had to get creative to find Water Works and…

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Heslington Scouts & Polaris Explorers Volunteer Work

Recently the Heslington Scouts & Polaris Explorers collaborated with Fulford Parish Council to help remove Himalayan balsam weeds from Germany Beck in Fulford. This work helped tidy up Germany Beck…

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May update from our Lead Volunteer, Nigel

We held an Explorers Forum held last month to capture views on what was working well and what our Explorers would like to do in Ebor District. From this we…

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April update from our Lead Volunteer, Nigel

Happy Easter! I hope you all had a good break, and are raring to go for the Summer Term! Here are a few topics to highlight for this month:  There…

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District Challenge 2024

This year’s Challenge is about keeping people connected to the things they enjoy in their communities through the use of technology. It is about sharing our knowledge and skills and…

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Engineering Team Challenge

The Scouts, Guides and volunteers showed inspiring efforts at our annual engineering team challenge! We had 25 teams and over 100 young people building electric cars to navigate a course….

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District Explorer Camp

The Scouts recently hosted a district explorer camp at Hebden Hey on the 1st-3rd March. With over 80 explorers and 20 leaders, it was a weekend full of activities! On…

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Scouts participate in the International Peace Light

For 37 years, the International Peace Light has journeyed across the globe, initially coordinated by the Austrian Broadcasting Company. This symbolic light plays a crucial role in a significant charitable…

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