Durham City District Raft Race – 2017

On Tuesday 20th June, 19th Durham took part in the annual district raft race, at maiden castle, Durham. We had 23 scouts taking part in total and after a quick build, and a couple of laps of the course 19th…

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Cubs Halloween Games

Here are a few photos of the mess we made at Cubs this week. Cubs did apple bobbing, finding sweets in flour, assembling a scary skeleton, decorating gingerbread zombies and stuck their hands into some horrible witches’ potion ingredients. At…

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Scouts – Caving Trip – October 2016

Scouts head to the Caves… Scouts went on a trip to Ingleton, North Yorkshire to try a day of caving in a popular cave system known as the churns. Upper and Lower Long Churn is a popular stop for novice…

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Scout Summer Camp – Hesley Wood 2016

Scouts Visit Hesley Wood for their Summer Camp. Scouts took part in various activities while on their annual summer camp, ranging from basics – Knife, Axe, and Saw to Canoeing, Kayaking and even visiting the National Space Centre. The weeks activities were…

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Scouts – Water Weekend – May 2016

Some photos of the water weekend 4th Durham invited us to in May. The photos are late but show a couple of our scouts taking part. https://goo.gl/photos/xSw9W5N4CcPdYho78

Cubs – Assault Course

Cubs took part in an assault course this week. See the images below. More Photos at – https://goo.gl/photos/xocDCL4Q3RQpeTGN6    

Making a River Crossing

Scouts Get Wet Making a River Crossing… This terms river crossing went well with two teams racing to make the quickest but driest river crossing… Needless to say everyone got wet, even leaders who didn’t intend to. More Photos at…

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Dragon Boat Race

Scouts take place in the Durham City District Dragon Boat Race. While taking part, all the scouts earned their dragon boat activity badge. This is a pretty unique opportunity as not many people get the chance to achieve this badge….

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Cub Water Day – 2nd July

This weekend, we’ve been to the annual Cub Water Day at Maiden Castle. The cubs had a chance to do some rafting, kayaking and canoeing along with some water-based activities on land, such as throwing rescue lines and water rockets….

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District Cooking Challenge – 7th May 2016

       What’s it all about? Every year the Durham City District runs a Scout Cooking Competition where each group in the district has the opportunity to enter up to 3 teams of 3 to compete for the trophy. The theme…

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