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

#GoodForYou

Ever thought of volunteering in Scouting but not sure if it’s for you? Take a look at this video to see what it’s all about…

Community Service Volunteering

Recently the Beavers, Scouts and Explorers have been litter-picking and cleaning street signs in Elvington as a part of our community service work. This volunteer work is a great way…

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Photography Competition 2024 ‘WILD’

The Creative Activities Team is running another photographic competition for all members of Scouting and Guiding within North Yorkshire. This year’s theme is ‘WILD’. Go on and take photographs of…

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July update from our Lead Volunteer, Nigel

We had a busy month with groups sailing, kayaking, camping, climbing, and navigating a huge assault course at Junior Warrior.  For our Olympic year theme Squirrels had great fun at…

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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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