Thornthwaite Scout Camp

February 2024

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

Agenda, Minutes & Account

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

100 Years of Kandersteg International Scout Centre

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

Draw Date: 14th February 2023 at 9pm

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

At the Movies

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

Great Tower Scout Activity Centre

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 & Explorers

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. 

Scout & Explorer Joint Camp

Moor House - 19th & 20th February 2022

19th Durham Scouts and Neville’s Cross Explorers were away on their first joint camp this weekend, with 22 young people taking part. 

We spent the weekend at our local county scout campsite, Moor House Adventure

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year

What a 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!

A visit to ROF59 - Newton Aycliffe

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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