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
Here’s a few more photos of the Cubs enjoying County Cub Camp. ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″ display_type=”photocrati-nextgen_basic_slideshow”]
The Cubs are camping at the Nidderdale Showground in Pateley Bridge with other Cubs from all over North Yorkshire. Here’s some images showing what they’re getting up to: ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″ display_type=”photocrati-nextgen_basic_slideshow”]
Society is changing. In often fragmented communities, the pressures and expectations on young people are increasing. The future is uncertain. Scouts has never been so important in helping young people prepare for the future, developing the skills they need to succeed in a changing world. Each week almost half a million young people enjoy fun,… Read More Skills For Life
We’re very proud of our Cubs and their efforts in a range of competitions. So far this year Phoenix Pack have won the Hergarth Trophy for the second year running. Well done to Issy, Ed and Mollie. We also had Cubs enter the City Chess Competition run by York Active Support. We are delighted… Read More Cubs off to a winning start to the year!