Snowball Plantation Workdays 2024

Snowball Plantation York, United Kingdom

Please help us to look after our fabulous Scout Activity Centre and campsite at Snowball Plantation. We have a number of opportunities where you can call in to offer your assistance, or perhaps contact the Management Team to bring along a group of volunteers to help with a specific project. ALL STARTING AT 9.30 am...

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District Lead Volunteer’s Challenge

Can you, your patrol or your troop help an individual or group get online and use the internet to make a positive connection? Find out more about this year’s District Challenge at this PDF link and on our website.   Please let us know what you do or ask questions through Nigel at  Perhaps plan...

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Race the Sun Challenge

Hovingham Village Hall

Teams of 4-6 Scouts (Y7 and up) seek to evade capture whilst navigating a route of over 12 miles before the sun goes down!    


Squirrels Sports

Acomb Primary School West Bank, Acomb, York, United Kingdom

Lots of fun sporting activities with other Squirrels around the District. Squirrels will earn points for their teams.  Sports Day costs £2.50 per Squirrel, which covers refreshments and prizes and is held at Acomb Primary School.  Please let know by 23 June if you want to enter your Squirrels.


Cub Rounders Competition

Acomb Primary School West Bank, Acomb, York, United Kingdom

Rounders competition with other local Cub Packs.

Denmark 2026 – Parents Meeting

Copmanthorpe Scout Hall off Barons Crescent, United Kingdom

Meeting for leaders, parents and guardians of Explorers potentially interested in participating in our Ebor District Explorer trip to the Denmark Jamboree in 2026, to find out what we know so far.  After the meeting you will then be invited to formally sign up for the trip by 31 August 2024.  At this stage the...

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Larkin International Jamboree

Duncombe Park Helmsley, York, United Kingdom

Larkin is North Yorkshire’s International Scout and Guide Jamboree – Being held for the first time in 2024, promising a week of fun and adventure celebrating Yorkshire Day 2024. More information is available at

Annual District Meeting and Networking Event

York RI Sports Club New Lane, Hamilton Drive, York, United Kingdom

Annual General Meeting for Ebor District Scouts followed by social event for our volunteers.  Information will be sent in advance regarding the AGM element for those who are members of our District Scout Council.

Scouts Ashes Challenge

Snowball Plantation York, United Kingdom

Teams of Scouts develop their outdoor survival skills whilst competing with others.

Performing Arts Meeting

Acomb Sports Club (Acomb Cricket Club) Junction of Askham Lane and The Green, Acomb, York, United Kingdom

Open meeting for volunteers and supporters of Scouting and Girlguiding to explore the appetite and feasibility to plan a Gang Show in a Weekend, a full Gang Show, or other performing arts events. “Gang Show” is a theatrical performance by members of Scouts and Guides to provide a learning opportunity for young people in the...

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