Thornthwaite Scout Camp

Scouts headed down to Thornthwaite Scout Campsite for this years winter camp. Thornthwaite, operated by Harrogate scouts is an ideal setting for a weekend camp where the main objective is to give our younger scouts a taste of being in…

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2023 AGM Information

Coming up is the group Campfire, Fireworks, BBQ & AGM held at Moor House Adventure Centre. This is open to all of our members and their families.

Kander100 – The Permanent Mini Jamboree

Over the summer 19th Durham Scouts & Explorers embarked on a trip of a lifetime to KISC (Kandersteg International Scout Centre). This year celebrated 100 years of KISC and we were exceptionally lucky to be a part of that celebration. …

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Valentines Raffle

Thanks to everyone who supported the Valentines Day raffle. The funds raised will go towards the scouts trip to Kandersteg, Switzerland in the Summer. The extra funds are vital to add the extra finishing touches to what we know will…

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Confido 2022

Confido!!!! At the movies was a blast. After the first Confido in 3 years, over 1000 young people enjoyed everything Durham Scouts has to offer on this amazing event. With over 50 activities on site to choose from on two…

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Summer Adventure 2022

This summer we had our popular week long summer camp in the lake district. This years event included 11 scouts, 12 explorers and 8 adult volunteers all camping under canvas and some staying in hammocks in the forest.  We took…

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Surfing Session – July 2022

Scouts and Explorers took part in a session with the South Shields Surf School. We saw some interesting techniques but everyone had fun and didn’t get too cold. 

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year

What a long and difficult year we have had for scouting. After starting the year in lockdown and commencing our meetings on Zoom, we have slowly seen the restrictions lifted for scouting moving from the Red readiness level right through…

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Scouts reach new heights!

Scouts have enjoyed a session of Climbing this term at ROF59, Newton Aycliffe. With 20 scouts attending we had to reach out to volunteers in the county to see if anyone else could help us with some belaying. Our scouts…

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Group Bonfire Night 2021

Last week we held our almost annual event at Moor House Adventure Centre where we were joined by approx. 150 guests for our group bonfire night.