Senior Scouts and Explorers @ Winter Camp 2020

Posted on 26th August 2019 by Tony Brewis

We are offering an opportunity for our Explorers and senior Scouts (over 12s on the date of the camp) to take part in a real outdoor challenge… January is nobody’s favourite time of year. It can feel like you’re trapped on the sofa, bored of the telly and sluggish after a holiday season of over-indulgence and board…

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Top tips for being a better Young Leader

Posted on 12th June 2019 by Tony Brewis

    It’s hard work being a Young Leader, but it is fun and very rewarding. To help you, our Explorer Young Leaders, to get the most out of your volunteering and to encourage you to be the most helpful you can be, we have produced a set of top tips. Young Leader Top Tips poster…

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Durham 2020 – district contingent

Posted on 22nd May 2019 by Tony Brewis

We have arranged a district contingent for Scouts and Explorers who wish to attend the Durham 2020 International Camp, and flyers have been attached for leaders to use with their groups: Durham2020 leaders information Durham2020 flyer Durham2020 flyer for OSM users Details for Cubs and Beavers will be published during Summer 2019.

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Module 1 and 3 Training Courses

Posted on 5th May 2019 by Sharon Gibbons

A module one and three training course will be held at 1st Great Lumley HQ, 6.30pm – 9.30pm on Wednesday 22nd May 2019 (please let a training advisor know if you will be attending to ensure there is the correct resources for the training) There will also be training advisers on hand if any adult…

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District Scout Incident Challenge 2019

Posted on 25th April 2019 by Tony Brewis

Dear Scout All the Scout Troops in Chester-le-Street are invited to take part in this year’s District Incident Challenge – a team incident hike where you will navigate across a night time course (without your leaders) to undertake a series of challenges. Our theme for the event will be WILD FOREST and at each incident…

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Inter-troop challenge 2019/20

Posted on 22nd April 2019 by Tony Brewis

New for 2019, we are introducing our District inter-troop challenge. Scout troops in Chester-le-Street are challenging each other for the Brian Slack Trophy – it doesn’t matter what the activity is, as long as it takes place in less than 24 hours and involves at least 3 Scouts from each troop. Each troop can challenge…

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District Minibus

Posted on 30th July 2018 by Tony Brewis

The district now operates a 17 seater Ford Transit minibus which is available for any Scout groups to use. We operate on a not-for-profit basis and the costs are shared among the users. If groups can not supply their own driver, we may be able to help with identifying a suitable Scouting volunteer. Click here for…

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Posted on 4th April 2016 by Greg Piskosz

Hi, and welcome to the website of Chester le Street District Scouts.   On the site you will find info on what’s going on in the District, information about the various groups and sections that we have involved in Scouting in Chester le Street, and how to join us as either a young person or an…

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