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Rossendale District Akeema Shield 2024

Rossendale District Akeema Shield 2024

For the second year in a Row Purple Colony Beavers won the Rossendale District Akeema Shield Competition. Competing against seven other teams including our own Grey Colony Beavers who came a commendable fourth, everyone worked hard at the challenges presented to...

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Grey Pack Astronomy Centre Visit 2024

Grey Pack Astronomy Centre Visit 2024

We were delighted to organise a trip to The Astronomy Centre, between Bacup and Todmorden for Grey Pack Cubs. Working on their Astronomer Activity Badge, the team who run and maintain the telescopes gave our Cubs a wonderfully interactive evening learning all about...

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Purple Pack Warren Winter Camp 2023

Purple Pack Warren Winter Camp 2023

Purple Pack’s planned outdoor winter camp was curtailed by horrendous weather with winds in the evening in excess of 50-miles per hour. Instead, the Groups Event Shelters came to the rescue as two indoor “dormitories” for the girls and boys. Saturday was spent with a...

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Grey Pack Warren Christmas Camp 2023

Grey Pack Warren Christmas Camp 2023

The Christmas spirit was in the air for Grey Pack Cubs for their winter camp at Warren on Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd December 2023. The overnight camp started with a hike through the Glen Railway Tunnels followed by a welcome full Christmas lunch. Decorating the...

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Purple Pack Grip & Go 2023

Purple Pack Grip & Go 2023

Split over two separate weeks, Purple Pack Cubs visited Grip & Go at the Adrenaline Centre in Haslingden. A variety of climbing walls proved to be no challenge for the Cubs who eagerly tackled each one throughout the evening. Even the Leap of Faith proving to be...

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Remembrance Day Parade 2023

Remembrance Day Parade 2023

Despite a wet Sunday afternoon, we had an excellent turnout of young people for the annual Remembrance Parade in Rawtenstall. This was the first opportunity for the Squirrel Scouts to participate in the ceremony. The Squirrels were accompanied by Beavers, Cubs,...

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Beavers Council Chamber Visit

Beavers Council Chamber Visit

Both Beaver Colonies have been working on the final part of their Skills Challenge Badge and needed to visit somewhere new and find out some interesting facts. With thanks to The Worshipful Mayor and Mayoress of Rossendale, Councillor Andrew Walmsley and Ms Pat Smith,...

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Squirrels 1st Anniversary

Squirrels 1st Anniversary

On the 2nd of November 2023, the Squirrel Scouts celebrated their 1st Anniversary.  Where has the time gone? A non-uniform party was in store for them.The Squirrels had fun with balloons, making chocolate campfire biscuits, and had a fabulous supper with a game of...

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Red Troops Autumn Camp

Red Troops Autumn Camp

On the weekend of 6th-8th October 2023 Red Troop held their Autumn activity Camp at Bowley International Scout Camp.  24 Scouts and their young (and older) Leaders enjoyed a weekend of adventurous activities and Camp craft.We got up to Tomahawk throwing, crossbow...

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AGM & Celebration of Achievement Event 2023

AGM & Celebration of Achievement Event 2023

We are pleased to announce that Sienna has been awarded the Jean Smith Award as our outstanding Scouter of the Year. Bev Pickering-Smith, the daughter who reviewed all eight nominations for the Award commented that she had chosen Sienna because "the resilience and...

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Waugh’s Well Sponsored Walk 2023

Waugh’s Well Sponsored Walk 2023

A requirement to replace our cooker and the need to replace an emergency exit door was the inspiration for a sponsored walk fundraiser. Approximately 100 people made up from Young People in the Group along with parents and Leaders gathered on Sunday 17th September to...

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