Scouts welcomes everyone, regardless of gender identity or sexuality. To help celebrate the inclusion and diversity we’re so proud of, we’re really pleased to be back out in the community. We will be at the following events: Ilkley Pride Bradford Pride Bradford Bulls Inclusion Day Keighley Pride We can’t wait to see you there.
The Coronation weekend (6-8 May) is now just over a month away. The Coronation of HM The King will be an incredibly special moment for people across the UK and Commonwealth, and a time of great celebration and unity. It’ll also be an opportunity for us to reflect on our promise to help other people, which is central to … Read more
West Yorkshire Scouts are pleased to be taking part in The Great Get Together. You may remember a while ago we announced the launch of the ‘More in Common’ Great Get Together badge in support of the Jo Cox foundation. Jo Cox was Scout President for Heavy Woollen District Scouts and since her death Scouting has … Read more
West Yorkshire Scouts is getting ready for The Big Help Out! It is a national day of volunteering happening on 8 May, the Bank Holiday Monday of the Coronation weekend. The day’s about inspiring people to try volunteering for the first time, and will help us recruit more volunteers into the movement. This has been developed … Read more
Green Withens have opened bookings for activities in 2023. Those within the the West Yorkshire county have early access booking until the 6th of February when bookings are open to all counties. We offer activities for Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Explorers, Network and adults in scouting. Some activities are for groups and others are open to individuals. Sailing, Bellboating … Read more
In 2022, The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service (QAVS) announced a special, new award to commemorate the late HM The Queen and her Platinum Jubilee. We’re incredibly proud to be one of 20 charities chosen for the award. HM The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Volunteering Award celebrates the fantastic work done by national charities and their volunteers … Read more
It’s back! The West Yorkshire Scouts County Gang Show proudly presents WYS On Show with this year’s theme: Protect the Planet! Returning to the iconic Victoria Theatre, talented Young People from across the county are ready to entertain you with incredible ensembles and show-stopping musical talent. Guaranteed music and laughter for the whole family! The West Yorkshire Gang … Read more
At West Yorkshire Scouts, young people learn how to speak up and take the lead. But they told us that the programme didn’t recognise this enough. That’s what the NEW YouShape Award is all about. Toby Hammond- West Yorkshire Scouts County Youth Commissioner said “This award gives our young people the opportunity to get recognised for all … Read more