All your Events !

The county calendar has been updated with all the dates for the events taking place in the county this year.

Have you used County Stores ?

Over the summer the county stores has had a refresh, it’s now packed full of lots of useful items that are free to use in your groups and districts.

Do you want to take Young People canoeing?

If the answer to the question is “Yes”, then join us this winter in gaining the skills to obtain an activity permit meaning that you can take young people out on the water. The sessions will start in October, and run through until Easter 2017, they will include pool sessions, outdoor sessions and a very … Read more

Stop Press : Save the Date !

Between the 9th to the 11th of June 2017 West Yorkshire Beaver Scouts are holding a Jam Butty Camp at Bradley Wood Scout Activity Centre. Lots of friends, lots of frolics and lots and lots of Fun. Choose between sleeping Friday or Saturday under canvas or inside on either night. Fully catered, tents provided. Just … Read more

Go Orienteering !

An exciting opportunity is available to add another outdoor activity to your programme. There are several orienteering events coming up which Scouts could use for their orienteering badge and all can use for Navigator badge. The dates are on the websites www.eastpennineoc.org.uk and www.xplorer.org.uk and they can just turn up but I’m attaching a letter … Read more

Online Booking, a guide

Over the past few months the online booking system has been greatly improved and expanded, here’s a quick guide on how to use it. To access the booking system you can Visit wyscouts.org.uk/events and search on the calendar for your event Click through the link on the right hand side in Member Support Click through … Read more

Needs of the Pool

Wanted ! We are currently upgrading the swimming pool at Bradley Wood – does anyone know where we can source a lifeguard chair  for free or very cheaply ? Additionally I am looking for pool based toys, floats noodles etc Also looking for unwanted plastic patio furniture… If you think you can help with any of … Read more

Help Needed at Green Withens

2015 was a record year at Green Withens with even more young people getting on the water! Bookings already look as if 2016 will be even busier. Our team of volunteers have reached the stage where they need more help to cope with the ever increasing demand, especially during June and July. In particular we … Read more

Thought about a Nights Away Permit ?

Since there are 4 possible permits to enable leaders to take young people away, Nights Away training has to cover a wide range of scenarios and skills. For this reason west Yorkshire offers 4 types of courses. Our main course runs every May and September for a full weekend covering modules 16,17 and 38. It … Read more

Beaver Scouts 30 Challenge

This year sees the 30th Birthday of Beaver Scouting and the North East Region has put together a 30 Year Challenge together with a 30th Birthday Badge. The Challenge is open to all Beaver Scouts in the North East Region and the Badge may be worn by all Beaver Scouts and their Leaders. The Challenge … Read more