News from around the District…
|Strikes galore for Local Cub Scouts||3rd February 2013|
|More than 180 Cub Scouts enjoyed two Fun filled evenings at Carlisle’s AMF bowling centre organised by Colin Read of the 25th Carlisle Group on Wednesday 23rd and Thursday 24th January 2013. |
Colin Read explained, "The event has grown over the years due to the dedication of the Leaders who organise the event, so much that this is the first year that there are so many Cub Scouts eager to take part the event has been split over 2 nights."
|Cumbrian youngsters looking to hike up support to help Nepalese||12th June 2012|
|A group of Explorer Scouts are heading to Nepal to take part in project work at a school, a health centre, and a village.|
10 Explorer Scouts from across Cumbria are making an expedition to the Solu Khumbu Region of Nepal next April, with the charities Community Action Nepal, and Community Action Treks.
|Reiver's Roaring Beacon||7th June 2012|
|Explorer Scouts from Lyners Explorer Scout Unit based in Bewcastle and Ayers Explorer Scout Unit in Carlisle organised Cumbria's most northerly Jubilee Beacon on behalf of Reivers District Scouts.|
Getting to the Beacon site was a challenge in itself for the 14 to 17 year old boys and girls. The beacon, loaned by Hadrian's Wall Tourism Partnership, had to be carried from the forest road-end up 2 miles of forest and moor to reach Christianbury Crags.
|Beaver Scout celebrates Jubilee Procession||6th June 2012|
|Whilst 20-year-old Scout Network member Caitlin Ripley was proudly representing Cumbria at St. Paul's Cathedral on Tuesday a much younger person was representing Cumbrian Scouts on the Mall.|
7-year-old Beaver Scout, Finley Ward, from Carlisle was on holiday with his family, but was keen to represent Cumbrian Scouts on the Mall. He joined fellow Scouts from around the UK in the youth enclosure. This meant an early start, but he was up and in his Uniform by 7am.