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We are holding our Annual Open Evening on Friday 17th May from 6.50pm at Holgate Church. For those of you who have been before, I’m sure that this year’s date is already in your diary and we look forward to seeing you! For those of you who have not been before I thought it worth… Read More Annual Open Evening Friday 17th May
Help Your Child Go Further. Scouting offers young people the chance to try many new things and to learn new skills. Our system of awarding badges recognises the efforts of young people, and rewards their success. The top awards for each section are the real culmination of those efforts, and young people achieving them is… Read More How To Earn A Chief Scout’s Award
We are very pleased to announce that our new fourth Beaver Colony will start meeting after the Autumn half term holiday. We are opening the Colony to meet the demand for places in 1st Holgate Beavers and it is a significant step towards us ensuring we can offer a place to every young person who… Read More Dakota Beavers – our new Colony opening soon
All4One Club joins the 1st Holgate Family We’re very excited to announce the latest addition to the 1st Holgate Scout Family; All4One Club has been run for a while with assistance from experienced leaders from 1st Holgate. The club is for young people with special needs/special education needs. We believe that Scouting changes lives and… Read More Exciting News
Our Beavers have been visiting St Nick’s environment centre this week learning valuable #SkillsForLife. Thanks for hosting us! ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]
Our older Scouts have completed their Expedition Challenge this weekend. Carrying all their food and equipment they completed 22 miles in two days over challenging terrain around Malham in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales. Despite horrible weather on Saturday, they had a great weekend and lived up to the challenge.
We have so many young people wanting to join our Beaver Scouts, we need additional volunteers to help us meet the demand for places. Helping with Beavers is really great fun and very rewarding. There are numerous intangible benefits too! According to new research, the majority of Scouting volunteers reported having improved life satisfaction (70%)… Read More Beaver Assistants needed!!
Why is volunteering important? As well as helping others, volunteering has been shown to improve volunteers’ wellbeing too. It’s human nature to feel good after helping someone out. Volunteering can also help you gain valuable new skills and experiences, and boost your confidence. If you’re interested in volunteering, here’s how to get started and some… Read More Welcome to Volunteers Week 2018