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.

Fantastic Opportunity for Cubs

As part of the cub centenary year the North East Region are offering a special opportunity for 35 cubs and their leaders from West Yorkshire to be involved in the unveiling of the regional necker at Middlesbrough football ground on December 3rd 2016 Back in January all cub packs were asked to submit signed neckers … Read more

Competition Time

In preparation for our Crime Prevention Initiative Day at West Yorkshire Police on Saturday 12th November 2016, we’re giving YOU the chance to design the badge for the event! The competition is open to all Cub Scouts and can either be completed as part of a meeting, or at home. Your template will be sent … Read more

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

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

Big Cub100 Knecker is growing !

You will have seen the photos It is 36 feet on it longest edge 26 feet on a short side long edge to point 18 feet from the point in the middle to middle of the longest edge Get calculating!……… me I will get the maths gurus in the house on, I haven’t the faintest … 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