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Scouts Expedition Challenge Award (September 2021)

Scouts Expedition Challenge Award (September 2021)

Fourteen Scouts embarked on an expedition as part of their Gold Chief Scout Award Challenge. They set off from Bleakholt Animal Sanctuary, at 9:30 am, on a very warm and sunny morning and worked their way towards Ashworth Valley Scout Campsite. Despite making a slight...

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Purple Pack Summer Party 2021

Purple Pack Summer Party 2021

Purple Pack Cubs rounded off the summer term with a visit to the Bowley International Scout Campsite, near Great Harwood. A day of activities included Paddle Boarding, Splatapults (a form of paint balling using catapults to fire paint balls at targets) and Crate...

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Scouts Expedition Challenge Award

Scouts Expedition Challenge Award

On the weekend of May 22nd / 23rd 2021, twelve Scouts from all three Scout Troops, Purple (4), Grey (3) and Red (5) completed the practical part of their Expedition Challenge Award. COVID restrictions forced a few modifications, especially being unable to camp...

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70th Annniversary Virtual Camp Intersectional Challenges

70th Annniversary Virtual Camp Intersectional Challenges

As part of our 70th Anniversary Virtual Camp, a series of challenges were set. Each challenge would contribute to an overall score for each Section. The challenges consisted of wearing your clothes back to front, balancing biscuits on the bridge of your nose,...

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70th Anniversary Virtual Camp

70th Anniversary Virtual Camp

In what is hoped to be the last of our "virtual" activities the Group held a camp over the weekend of the 9th - 11th April 2021. To gain their Nights Away activity badge, everyone was expected to pack their own bag for the weekend and to build a den or to put up a...

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Race Round the World

Race Round the World

In late 2020, the Scout Association setup a national fundraiser #RaceRoundTheWorld with the aim of raising £300,000 to help the 500 Scout Group who were at risk of closing due to the Coronavirus pandemic. In addition, by racing in teams - hiking, cycling, or running...

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High Sheriff of Lancashire Awards

High Sheriff of Lancashire Awards

2020 has been a difficult year for everyone.  Families and businesses have suffered in ways that could not have been imagined at the turn of the year. Less than 3-months of face-to-face Scouting have been possible all year and therefore the Group has relied on virtual...

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