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  • Green Withens – Open to bookings for activities in 2023 12th January 2023

    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 ...

  • Scouts receive HM The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Volunteering Award 29th December 2022

    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 ...

  • You Shape Award 20th January 2022You Shape Award

    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 ...

  • National Honours 5th March 2021National Honours

    Absolutely fantastic to see our West Yorkshire Scout President Kim Leadbeater and our former County Commissioner / County Vice President Mark Stageman, in the New Years Honours list. A huge congratulations to Kim Leadbeater on being awarded MBE. Kim received her award for services to social cohesion, the community in Batley ...

  • New President and Vice Presidents Announced 14th October 2020New President and Vice Presidents Announced

    Message from our County Commissioner : Hi All, Following the County AGM on Thursday, It gives me great pleasure and immense honour to introduce our new West Yorkshire County President and two new County Vice Presidents County President : – Kim Leadbeater, Ambassador for the Jo Cox Foundation. MP Jo Cox, Kim’s sister, was ...

  • Support us on Amazon 4th June 2020Support us on Amazon

    By purchasing through Amazon (via this link) you can support West Yorkshire Scouts. Please click through to support us Thank you for your support (function() {var iFrame = document.createElement('iframe'); iFrame.style.display = 'none'; iFrame.style.border = "none"; iFrame.width = 310; iFrame.height = 256; iFrame.setAttribute && iFrame.setAttribute('scrolling', 'no'); iFrame.setAttribute('frameborder', '0'); setTimeout(function() {var contents = (iFrame.contentWindow) ? ...

  • Message from our County Commissioner 30th May 2020Message from our County Commissioner

    Message from our County Commissioner : Hi All, I hope you are all ok and looking forward to Virtual Big Camp both today and tomorrow. In a different world, we’d have been waking up at the Yorkshire Showground this morning (to the delights of camp cooking, lost neckerchiefs, abandoned tentage, early morning arrivals ...