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  • 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) ? iFrame.contentWindow : (iFrame.contentDocument.document) ? iFrame.contentDocument.document ...

  • 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 and the general “hum” of ...

  • Virtual BIG Camp Watchback 30th May 2020Virtual BIG Camp Watchback

    Visit our Youtube channel (www.youtube.com/wyscouts) to watch back our Virtual BIG Camp weekend.  

  • Beavers and Cubs take part in Parliament 17th November 2017Beavers and Cubs take part in Parliament

    Beavers and cubs from 25th Halifax St Marks group opened the doors to their normal colony and pack night by welcoming local figure heads to take part in their uk parliament week programme. The beavers enjoyed a question and answer session with Conservative councillor Chris Pearson and Prospective councillor Oliver Williams before the cubs took part ...

  • Super Proud County Celebrates Achievement 14th October 2017Super Proud County Celebrates Achievement

    On the 14th October members from across the County came together to present over 70 top awards at Bradford Cathedral. County Awards 2017 celebrated the achievements of our young people with presentation’s of the  Chief Scout’s Awards, Duke of Edinburgh Awards and the highest award, the Queen’s Scout by Mark Tarry, Deputy UK Chief Commissioner. The Young ...

  • Big Necker at a Big Celebration 5th December 2016Big Necker at a Big Celebration

    What a great day we had today at Flamingo Land !   Cub scouts and leaders from the 39th Parkwood (Huddersfield SW) and 15th Cowcliffe (Huddersfield North) represented West Yorkshire at the unveiling of the biggest necker ever !    Back in January, Cub Scout Packs had been invited to submit two neckers to Wendy Gill, each one bearing ...

  • Cubs Crime Day in local Community 22nd November 2016Cubs Crime Day in local Community

    West Yorkshire Police and the University of Huddersfield have teamed up with local Cub packs to help teach the youngsters to ‘be prepared’ and help prevent crime. The three organisations have worked in partnership to create a crime prevention badge which local cubs can earn after completing a programme of crime busting activities. And on ...

  • Grant awarded to support the Outdoors 11th October 2016Grant awarded to support the Outdoors

    Bradley Wood Scout Campsite & Activity Centre is awarded $25,000 grant to support Environmental awareness and Outdoor Learning for Young People Bradley Wood Scout Campsite & Activity Centre is located in Brighouse, West Yorkshire and is run by West Yorkshire Scouts. Primarily, it offers camping, accommodation and a wide range of outdoor activities for Scouts, Schools and other ...

  • WYS on Show helps Hospital Group 26th September 2016WYS on Show helps Hospital Group

    What a great welcome for us tonight at the 1st Sheffield Children’s hospital scout group. Many thanks to Stella, Sam, Oliver, Kayleigh and Alice who represented the 2016 WYS on SHOW cast to join me in presenting our cheque for £667 to support the development of the new facilities at the hospital.   Cheryl Davidson, community fund ...

  • Opportunities, Growth and Celebration 19th September 2016Opportunities, Growth and Celebration

    On Thursday 15th September the county gathered to celebrate another successful year of growth and opportunity in West Yorkshire. The tremendous work that everyone in the county has done has resulted in some of the best growth figures for some years as our County Commissioner explains : It will come as no surprise to you when I say ...