World Scout Jamboree Leadership Team

Could you show your stripes and be a World Scout Jamboree Unit Leader? We’re so excited that West Yorkshire Scouts has been allocated 8 patrols to become part of the UK Contingent to the 25 World Scout Jamboree in Korea during 2023. That means we need to recruit 8 adult volunteers to become the Unit … Read more

DC Search Bradford South

Bradford South Scouts are looking for a new DC to lead, inspire and support their team – could this be you ? Or do you know someone who could ? – please share and nominate as widely as possible. Click here to nominate or apply : https://forms.gle/YHDguRH6dabtNG6T9 Deadline for nominations / applications is 30th July

Explorer Instagram Channel

Following a successful get together with explorers from round the county AAC explorers Katie Travas has launched this Instagram @explorersofWYscouts to help share new and event with the young people directly. Watch this space s #ExplorersOfWYScouts #westyorkshirescouts #scoutlyf

Toby’s virtual visits

Toby our County Youth Commissioner has been out and about this month dropping in our scout group meetings across our County. This week Toby visited 29th Bradford North Scouts and joined in with their virtual global badges and scouting history presentation.

Keighley Network

Toby joined the Keighley District Scouts on their meeting for setting up Network.   If you are interested in getting involved please contact our county ACC Network

Hamish’s 10 Photo Challenges

For those who want to take part in the photo challenge to take pictures of Hamish in his 10 favourite places along with his 20 advent challenges it’s time to submit your images. The pictures can be uploaded to an online photo album using www.myalbum.com and then submitted to us in January using snowman@wyscouts.org.uk. Entries … Read more

Hamish’s Snowman Trail

Hamish the snowman posters will begin to appear across the county in shop windows and other public spaces.   From Dec 1st  to Jan 5th  participants are asked to spot as many snowmen as they can – recording the name and registration number for each one they see. In January they can submit their list of … Read more

Snowman Challenge

 – A fun challenge to get your young people out and about   Hamish the snowman’s adventures Participants are encouraged to create their own version of ‘Hamish’.   Hamish loves doing lots of things Participants are asked to photograph Hamish in 10 different scenarios eg.     Somewhere cold Somewhere high Somewhere wet Somewhere dark … Read more

West Yorkshire Scouts Reboot Programme

What’s the West Yorkshire Scout Reboot?  The aim is to give support and opportunities for section leaders to deliver face to face Scouting.  Scout groups are finding themselves with nowhere to meet, reduced numbers of volunteers or even unable to access equipment.  To help overcome these challenges we are: Offering events and activities which can … Read more

Stay At Home Badge

Exciting news …. West Yorkshire Scouts present the ‘Stay at Home badge’ We know you have all been working hard throughout ‘Lockdown’ and during the time when there has been no ‘Face to Face’ Scouting… So have you earned your badge yet ??