The 38th Rossendale Scout Group is an active Group with over 200 members based in the Rossendale Valley.

Life Changing Adventure

The 38th Rossendale Scout Group is an active Group with over 200 members based in the Rossendale Valley.

Our adventures

Purple Beaver Colony Bowley Sleepover 2019

Twenty members of Purple Beaver Colony enjoyed a full weekend of activities at Bowley International Campsite. Their weekend started on the Friday evening once settled into their dormitories with a hike into Great Harwood for a chippy supper.  Hot chocolate greeted...

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Rossendale District Swimming Gala 2019

Winners last year and again this year the 38th Rossendale won the Rossendale District Swimming Gala at Marl Pits Baths. Competing against Members from the 2nd, 21st, 40th and 45th Rossendale everyone did a fantastic job in each of the races. The 2nd Rossendale were...

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Red Troop Bowley Summer Camp 2019

Red Troops "Summer (Hunger Games) Camp" seemed more like 31 Scouts and Leaders against the rain. Wet weather dominated Friday night and most of Saturday but while it curtailed the early afternoon programme they valiantly carried on through the hardships. Well what's a...

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Family Campfire, Summer Draw & Bake-off 2019

A massive thank you to everyone who supported this year's summer fundraising initiative. A big thank you also to all the local supporting companies. We have raised £813.71 after expenses. This covers nicely the recent repair costs of our Quartermasters Store. The...

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What we do

6-8 years

Make friends and try new indoor and outdoor activities

8-10½ years

Learn practical skills while having adventures with friends

10½ - 14 years

Build confidence, resilience and a sense of adventure

14-18 years

Take the lead, work together, and embrace new experiences

Volunteer for Us

Ever made sandcastles in December? Our volunteers have! Click to learn more about how you could volunteer as much or as little time as you like to helping deliver life-changing adventure at the 38th Rossendale.


As a registered charity, we rely on charitable donations as well as our subscriptions to keep teaching our young people the life skills they need to become active citizens. Learn more to see how you give a little to help a lot.

Beaver Scouts

Cub Scouts


Adult Volunteers

Rent our Building

We rent out our building when it’s not being used to provide life-changing adventure to local young people and adults. Think you could make use of it? Take a look!

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