Fanwood Activity Training & Winter Site Tidy

Dear All, Please see a message below from David Hirst and DC Dave Ref Fanwood Training and Clean-up. FANWOOD AUTUMN TIDY Date: Saturday 13th November 2021 Times: 9 am till 3pm (come when you can for as long as you…

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District Explorer Camp

Over the August 2021 bank holiday weekend, two of the three District Explorer units came together at Fanwood for a District Explorer camp. The Explorers took part in various activities including wood carving, pioneering, crate stacking and backwoods cooking. A…

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7th SV Beavers Sponsored Bike Ride

DC Dave being presented with £405 raised by the 7th Spen Valley beavers on their sponsored bike ride. This is to go towards the plans for an activity area to replace the night line at Fan Woods. Bravo to all…

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Scouts / Explorer Link Event

Tuesday 20th July was Scouts/Explorer link night at Fanwood. The members took part in some taskmaster challenges/information areas run by the current explorers as an introduction to explorers/young leaders and had a BBQ. See below for a few photos.

AGM Results

At the Spen Valley Scouts AGM held on Thursday 1st July the following people were appointed into a new role as part of the District Exec. OfficersDr David Kelly – District ChairmanSarah Sowden – District SecretaryRichard Terry – District Treasurer…

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Planning COVID-safe nights away in 2021

During 2021 we expect to be allowed a gradual return to nights away activities in all jurisdictions.  This may start off with small expedition camping for Scouts and Explorer Scouts, then increase to bigger camps, then eventually opening wider nights away opportunities. Check the readiness level table for the…

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New Website

Welcome to the new Spen Valley Scouts district website! While the District and many Groups use Facebook and emails as a primary and secondary means of communication between leaders and parents/carers, this website is intended to be the public face…

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Yellow Readiness Level

From Monday 17th May we move into the Yellow Readiness Level!  This means Section meetings can take place outdoors and indoors. Limited small group residential activities may take place. For more information click here to visit to UK Scouts Covid-19…

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District AGM

Morning All If all goes to plan we are looking at holding the District AGM on Thursday 1st July at Fan Woods I will confirm details nearer the time but for now please can you let your teams know and…

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