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Family Campfire & Summer Draw 2018

This year's Family Campfire was combined with a Summer Draw fundraiser. Families from across all Sections of the Group descended upon the Warren for a fun evening of singing and entertainment which included a dance routine by Purple Cub Pack. Thrown into the mix was a...

Rossendale District Swimming Gala 2018

Ninety plus Members of the 38th Rossendale took part in the Rossendale District Swimming Gala at Marl Pits baths. There were relay events for Front Crawl, Breaststroke, Freestyle and a fun mat race for all Sections. Beavers, Cubs and Scouts swam their hearts out as...

Bowley Scout Camp 2018

The Spring Bank Holiday at the end of May saw a first for the Group when our three Scout Troops came together for the first time on camp. Grey, Purple and Red Troop assembled at the Bowley Scout Camp site near Great Harwood for a weekend of fun which started with the...

St Annes Beaver Scout Sleepover 2018

Perfect weather and St Annes were the setting for the 2018 Beaver Scout Sleepover for Grey and Purple Beaver colonies. Arriving on the Friday evening the Beavers were soon involved in their first activity which was learning the Green Gross Code (ready for our hike to...

Purple Pack & 40th Cubs Bowley Camp 2018

This weekend saw two Groups from Rossendale join together for a weekend of fun in the sun at Bowley. The Cubs began the weekend with a hike into Great Harwood followed by a chippy supper and a very sleepless night! Saturday was jam packed with activities. The Cubs...

Beavers The Jump Works

The beginning of May 2018 saw Grey & Purple Colony Beavers come together for an evening of fun at The Jump Works in Accrington. Following an hour of jumping, the evening was rounded off with pizza and chips. Everyone had a fantastic time. For more photos from the...

Purple Colony Animal Friend

Purple Colony Beavers have been working on their Animal Friend Activity Badge. They kept a diary for the 2-weeks of caring for their pet and then had a "show and tell" at the Beaver meeting. Well done to them all! To see more photos from the evening see our Facebook...

Red Troop Survival Camp

When the 21 members of Red Troop arrived at Bowley international Scout Camp at 10am on Saturday the 28th April they were blissfully unaware of the hungry eyes peering at them through the trees. Unbeknownst to them and the wider world an experiment by a group of...

St. Georges Day Parade 2018

        Members of the 38th Rossendale and Rossendale District Explorers joined other District Groups in the 2018 St. Georges Day Parade. Despite a wet morning the weather dried up for the parade which made for a great spectacle as everyone walked through Rawtenstall...

Grey Pack Winter Camp 2018

The Place: Ashworth Valley Scout Camp. The Theme: The Year in 42 hours. The Reality:….4 seasons in 1 day 🙂 Friday The weekend started (as all good weekends do!) with a party, a New Years Eve Party!  The young people enjoyed games including musical statues, musical...

Purple Troop’s Leadership Camp

A cold March weekend saw Patrol Leaders, Assistant Patrol Leaders and Senior Patrol Leaders, together with the adult leadership team, come together for a weekend camp of a different style - all focused around leadership skills. Like all good camps, the weekend was...

Purple Pack Kids in Rossendale Fundraiser

Purple Pack had a fun filled, crazy night at their pyjama, wacky hair, fundraising party for Kids in Rossendale. The Cubs chose Kids in Rossendale as their local charity to raise money for and were joined by two of the charity's founders, Louise and Paula and were...

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