Cubboree 2024

Our Cubs recently had the fantastic opportunity to take part in Durham Scouts’ Cubboree 2024. This three day, two night event took place at Moor House Adventure Centre. Our Cubs joined in with all activities on offer which included; tree…

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Scout victory at district Kirby Shield event

Our team of 4 Scouts took part in Blaydon & District’s annual Kirby Shield competition today. The 2 day event sees teams camping in a traditional patrol style, with challenges throughout the weekend. We are so proud on our team…

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Cub Leaders recognised for service to Scouting

Last week, two of our Cub Section volunteers were recognised for there dedication to Scouting. Both Jamie & Jon were presented with the Award for Merit. The award is highly regarded in Scouting. Awarded for outstanding service. It implies keen,…

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Scouts triumph at Local First Aid Competition

This Sunday, 4 of our Scouts represented the group at Blaydon & District’s annual First Aid Competition. It was a tough competition after heavy rain and wind forced a change of location from Edmundbyers to Ryton. Our Scouts didn’t let…

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Local Police visit our Cubs

Our Cubs were recently visited by Dawn, the local neighborhood police officer. As well as talking about Road Safety and the Green Cross Code, Cubs also had a chance to try on some police uniform and sit in a police…

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Chopwell Clean Up

This week, our Cub section took on there first community challenge of the summer – litter picking. The cubs undertook a circular walk around the green and the back of woodside terrace – returning with two black bags full of…

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Improving the perception of Scouting

During 2020, we were lucky enough to have been awarded a grant to improve the perception and image of Scouting in Chopwell. A large part of this grant was spent on rolling out a new image across the group including…

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Youth Shaped Scouting

Putting young people first is at the heart of what we do in Scouting. We have a Youth Shaped approach, or YouShape for short. This week, our Cubs spent the night coming up with ideas and rating them via a…

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Our New Roof

We’re delighted that during lockdown we have managed to have our aging roof replaced on our HQ. This project has been years in the making due to the costs involved. We now can’t wait for face-to-face Scouting to resume so…

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