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Beaver Scout Activities and Events Review

9 Dec 2019

The policy of Durham Scouts is that all events and activities organised by the scout county should be of high quality and should compliment programmes …

Scouts National Citizen’s Service Pilot

9 Dec 2019

2020 will see Durham Scouts taking part in a Scout led National Citizen’s Service (NCS) pilot programme, with a great opportunity for our Explorer Scouts …

New Programme Planning Tool

9 Dec 2019

The Scouts have launched an exciting new programme planning tool. While this can be used by any young leaders, section leaders or assistant section leaders, …

Teesdale Ski Trip to Andorra

9 Apr 2019

From Andy Carr
Teesdale Scout District Explorer Scout / Scot Network Commissioner

This year saw the first ski trip to Europe for Teesdale Explorer Scouts. A group …

Good Service Awards – Spring 2019

5 Mar 2019

We are delighted to announce the following good service awards (Silver Acorn, Bar to the Silver Acorn and the Silver Wolf) within the Scout County, …

New Appointments in Durham Scout County

10 May 2018

We are pleased to announce the following appointments in the county:

Kevin Wilson has been appointed as the new District Commissioner for Houghton-le-Spring District. Kevin has …

Record growth for Scouts in Durham

9 May 2018

Durham Scouts (covering Durham County and the Unitary Authorities of Darlington, Gateshead, South Tyneside and Sunderland) have recorded another year of growth, including a 5% …

Queen’s Scout Award Recipients

23 Apr 2018

Congratulations to Matthew Holmes and Sarah Stokes, Durham Scout County’s latest recipients of the Queen’s Scout Award.
The Queen’s Scout Award is the highest honour in …

St Georges Day Award Honours

10 Mar 2018

Congratulations go to Anne Gordon and Adam Wilson, on the award of the Silver Acorn in the recently published 2018 St Georges Day honours. 
The Silver …

Jamboree Camps and Communications

21 Jan 2018

I’ve had another busy weekend again – a District Development session in Derwentside and  other meetings on Saturday, and visiting two Jamboree Unit camps and …