County Conference

You are invited to join us at the West Yorkshire County Conference Saturday March 12th 10.00am – 4.00pmBradford University   This is a free event for anyone involved in Scouting leadership . Leaders and commissioners. District teams. Activity instructors. Occasional Helpers. Executive members. Young Leaders. Anyone interested in finding out more about what Scouting has … Read more

County Team Planning Day

On Saturday 29th January 9am-1.30pm (at the Jubilee Centre) working towards having a full County team planning session to jointly refresh and develop our Skills 4 Life Plan, look at key areas of focus over the coming years and set out our media needs.  Clearly this is all dependent upon the Covid position and can … Read more

Squirrels

West Yorkshire Scouts are today launching a new programme, tailor-made for 4 and 5 year olds – Squirrels.  Squirrels get to be active, explore nature and have fun learning outdoors with friends, like all other Scouts. To roll-out the programme UK-wide, grown-ups are being called on to volunteer to give young children a chance to thrive … Read more

Join in JamBOOree

After the success of Virtual JamBOOree in 2020 and the move back to face to face we’re excited to launch Join in JamBOOree for this year.  The idea being that in line with last years virtual event we’ll provide activities each week (rather than in one day) for you to complete face to face in … Read more

County AGM

Registration is open for the County AGM.  23rd September 7:15 for 7:30pm start.  The event will take place by Zoom. Registration is open to County Council members only. To register click here For a list of Council members please check the Bookwhen list – any non council members will have their registration cancelled. Elections are … Read more

World Scout Jamboree

Applications are now open for youth applications for our World Scout Jamboree Units. 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 72 young people who will make the most … 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