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Remembrance Day Parade 2019

Remembrance Day Parade 2019

There was a fantastic turnout of 38th Rossendale Beavers, Cubs and Scouts at this years Rawtenstall Remembrance Day Parade. The Young People did themselves, the Group and the Country proud marking their respect for those that have lost their lives in conflict....

Group Bonfire 2019

Group Bonfire 2019

The heavy rain from earlier in the day thankfully moved away for our annual Bonfire & Fireworks Display. Around 250 people attended the event all making the most of the hot soup, hot potatoes or hot dogs on offer. A fabulous fireworks display thrilled the...

Scouts Expedition Challenge

Scouts Expedition Challenge

Ten Scouts recently embarked on their Expedition Challenge as part of their Chief Scout Gold Award. They set off from Bleakholt Animal Sanctuary on a thankfully dry morning and worked their way towards Ashworth Valley Scout Campsite. As they hiked along, they came...

AGM & Celebration of Achievement Event 2019

AGM & Celebration of Achievement Event 2019

We are pleased to announce that Ella is our Scouter of the Year and has been presented the “Jean Smith Award” in recognition of this achievement. This was very well deserved award comes from her commitment to Scouting and the fact she always has a funny story to tell....

Grey Colony Fire Station Visit

Grey Colony Fire Station Visit

Grey Colony Beavers went on an adventure to Rawtenstall Fire Station, where they learned all about fire safety and what firefighters get up to. This was working towards their My Skills Challenge Award - Go somewhere new. The Beavers learned all about the different...

Purple Beaver Colony Bowley Sleepover 2019

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...

Rossendale District Swimming Gala 2019

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...

Red Troop Bowley Summer Camp 2019

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...

Family Campfire, Summer Draw & Bake-off 2019

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...

Grey Pack Bowley Camp 2019

Grey Pack Bowley Camp 2019

Twenty-one Members of Grey Pack Cubs descended on Bowley Scout campsite joined by members of Red Troop Scouts. The Cubs enjoyed top notch accommodation in the Tipi Village and spent the first evening enjoying wide games with the Scouts before a supper of sausage rolls...

Purple Pack Talent Show 2019

Purple Pack Talent Show 2019

Britain’s Got Talent eat your heart out.  Purple Pack has got talent! The Cubs put on an excellent show for all the parents to achieve their Entertainer Badge. All the Cubs also took part in some campfire songs and sang and signed to 'A Million Dreams' from the...

Red Troop PL & APL Bowley Camp 2019

Red Troop PL & APL Bowley Camp 2019

Ten Scouts, primarily Patrol/Assistant Patrol leaders, spent the weekend at the Bowley International Campsite brushing up on their self-sufficiency skills ahead of the full Red Troop camp in June. They joined the Cubs of Grey Pack up at the Tipi village but there was...

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