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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Group History Made!

Following a very successful recruitment campaign on social media the 11th Spen Valley Scout group on Friday 14th May 2021 made group history, my investing a total of 16 new members to their group (12 Beavers 2 Cubs and 2…

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Return to Face to Face Scouting

With the fantastic news that Scouting can return face to face on the 29th March, now is the time to be thinking about getting your Covid-19 return to Scouting risk assessments submitted for approval, if you have not already done…

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Face to Face Scouting Suspended

Following the Prime Minister’s announcement yesterday evening (5th Jan) All Face to Face Scouting is once again suspended. I am sure that all groups will revert back to a digital programme and will still manage to engage with the young…

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