We’re looking for a new District Commissioner
Dec15

We’re looking for a new District Commissioner

Could you support and inspire young people and adults? Burnley & Pendle Scouts are looking for a new volunteer District Commissioner. As you may know the role of District Commissioner is a very important role which will see you inspire and motivate over 1400 young people and volunteers in Burnley & Pendle as well as promote the fun, friendship and adventure that Scouting has to offer. You can get a copy of the role description...

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Scouting membership continues to grow in Burnley and Pendle
May01

Scouting membership continues to grow in Burnley and Pendle

Scouting membership in Burnley and Pendle continues to grow, with 70 new members in the past year Scouting remains popular across the UK with nine years of sustained growth The number of adults volunteering to change young people’s lives grows by 6.7% in the past year to a total of 159 Teenage membership grows from 53 to 77 between 2013 and 2014 Female membership grows from 142 to 178 between 2013 and 2014 Scouting numbers have...

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Scouts Launch new range of activity badges
Apr15

Scouts Launch new range of activity badges

The Scout Association announces this week the launch of 19 new activity badges for its youth Members. The badges allow Scouts to show progress in a wider range of existing pursuits, and encourage Members to form new interests and skills. Ten of the new badges are aimed squarely at the Beaver Scouts who are the youngest of age range that Scout Movement works with. From today onwards six to eight year old young girls and boys will be...

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New Website Live
Apr04

New Website Live

Burnley & Pendle District Scouts’ new website has now gone live. Bringing you all the latest news, pictures and information from the District and County, the website has been redesigned to make it easier to use and look much more fantastic! We hope you like it and if you spot a mistake, please let the County Web Team know via...

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10 Ways to bring out your inner Bear
Mar31

10 Ways to bring out your inner Bear

Ever wished you could be more like the TV Adventurer, Bear Grylls? The local Scouts have 10 ways you can bring out your inner Bear! Collect and cut firewood How much wood do you need to start a fire? Ever used an axe safely? Where’s good to find some dry wood! Bear knows! Make a fire Once you’ve found your wood, now onto the most exciting part – making the fire! Just imagine what you can do with a roaring fire – toast marshmellows,...

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