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 done to you all and keep helping our 2000+ young…

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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 Go to Jail. Fulford Scouts had our 2 top-scoring teams…

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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 and was a great team bonding experience for all volunteers!

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 want more mentors to guide Explorers on awards, and are…

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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 taking action to help others. Can you help an individual…

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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. Congratulations to Haxby Harriers for being crowned the overall winner….

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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 Saturday Explorers completed a hike with challenges along the way…

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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 relief initiative, aiming to bring hope to children in need….

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Let’s remind all our young people and adult volunteers to Be Kind to everyone, including themselves.  In a world where there are so many bigger challenges, and people being really unkind to others, we can sometimes lose perspective.  Baden Powell’s mantra was…

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