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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 to show our appreciation for the local community and give…

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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 ‘anything Wild – the landscape, activities, animals and birds –…

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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 our District sports and Cubs competed in athletics. It was…

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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 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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