New ADC Beavers Appointed

Yesterday evening DC Dave invested Rebecca Holroyd as the new Spen Valley ADC Beavers. Rebecca takes over the role, and will be supporting the rest of the Beaver Leaders within Spen Valley District. Rebecca has been involved in Scouting for…

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Remembrance Sunday 2021

See below for a few photos from our groups, who took part in Remembrance Services on remembrance Sunday 2021. The Spen Valley Scout & Guide Band had the honour of leading two parades. Well done to everyone who took part…

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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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District Explorer Badge Presentation & Investiture

At the recent district Explorer / Scout link evening the DC had the pleasure of presenting various badges to the Explorers which had been earned over the last few months. He also invested several new members into the district explorer…

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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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