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Relay for Life 2024

Relay for Life 2024

This years Cancer Research Relay for Life took place on 6-7th July and the 38th Rossendale Scouts put in a team to raise funds for Cancer research. The team was open to Leaders, Explorers / Young Leaders and Scouts and 34 signed up.  From 12 noon Saturday to 12 noon...

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Relay for Life 2024 – Tombola Fundraiser

Relay for Life 2024 – Tombola Fundraiser

A massive thank to everyone who supported our Relay for Life Bottle Tombola Fundraiser. The thanks go to those that donated bottles and the Young People who came along today to help on our stall. All the bottles were raffled off and we raised £300.40.

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Squirrels & Grey Troop Grip & Go 2024

Squirrels & Grey Troop Grip & Go 2024

Thursday 4th July was the General Election voting day, so our headquarters was in use as a Polling Station. With the unpredictable Rossendale weather, it was felt an indoor activity for the two Sections that meet that evening was best. The Grip & Go indoor...

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Pride of Rossendale Awards 2024

Pride of Rossendale Awards 2024

The Rossendale Hospice Pride of Rossendale Awards. The 38th Rossendale had a very successful evening at the event on Friday 21st June. Our Group Lead Volunteer, Andrew won the Man of the Year Award, Beaver Scout Team Member, Pippa won the Woman of the Year Award and...

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Red Troop Bibbys Farm Camp 2024

Red Troop Bibbys Farm Camp 2024

On the weekend of 14-16th June, Red Troop chose to have a change of scenery and held their Summer Camp at Bibbys Farm Scout Camp, Chorley. 26 Scouts and 8 members of the leadership team had a mostly sunny, if muddy weekend (heavy rain caught us just as we'd taken most...

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Grey Troop Bowley Camp 2024

Grey Troop Bowley Camp 2024

Grey Scout Troop descended onto Bowley international Scout campsite over the weekend of the 7th to the 9th June. They arrived on the Friday evening and despite the bad weather they started to erect their own tents and shelters, then made some pastry twists over the...

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Purple Colony Fire Station Visit 2024

Purple Colony Fire Station Visit 2024

With thanks to the Team at Rawtenstall Fire Station for the Purple Colony Beavers tour of their facilities. The Firemen were impressed on what they had learnt about Fire Safety in year-2 at School and what they had remembered when questioned. The Beavers enjoyed their...

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Grey Pack Bowley Camp 2024

Grey Pack Bowley Camp 2024

Grey Pack Cubs had a wonderful time over the weekend of the 17th to the 19th May on their Summer Camp at Bowley Scout Campsite.  They stayed in the Lodge and played games with Red Troop Scouts on the Friday evening, followed by hotdogs and songs round the campfire.On...

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Squirrels 2024 Sleepover

Squirrels 2024 Sleepover

On Saturday 4th May the Squirrel’s had their second sleepover at the Warren. 9 Squirrel’s excitedly arrived early afternoon for 24 hours of fun and adventure. The weekend started with Summer themed craft activities. Following a snack the Squirrel’s then prepared...

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Purple Troop Spring Camps 2024

Purple Troop Spring Camps 2024

Purple Troop recently undertook two camps.  One at the Warren over night on the 23rd to the 24th March and the other at the Bowley Scout Campsite over the weekend of the 26th -28th April 2024. For the first camp, 10 intrepid young people braved the worst the...

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Squirrels Fire Station Visit 2024

Squirrels Fire Station Visit 2024

The Squirrels enjoyed a visit to the Rawtenstall Fire Station. The Crew on duty gave them a tour of the Fire Engine and their facilities. They had a fabulous time and thank you to all those involved. More photos can be viewed here.

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Akela Trophy 2024

Akela Trophy 2024

On Saturday 27th April, 12 Cub Scouts from Purple and Grey Pack took part in the Akela Trophy competition. This is a District competition in which teams of 6 take part in several challenges and tasks in a bid to win the most points. A total of 6 teams from 7 Groups...

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St George’s Day Parade 2024

St George’s Day Parade 2024

An excellent turnout of Squirrels, Beavers, Cubs and Scouts took part in the Annual St. George's Day Parade in Rawtenstall. Parading from Whitaker Park to St. Mary's Church, a service was held to celebrate St George the Patron Saint of England and of Scouting and to...

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