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Scouts Christmas Post

10 Nov 2017

What is Scout Post?
Scout Post is a scheme that offers the public of Lancaster, Morecambe, Carnforth and surrounding villages an opportunity to send Christmas Cards at a competitive cost  It has been in operation in the District for many years.
List of Stamp Outlets 2017

How the scheme works
Groups involved are issued stamps to sell in the area where they do their Scouting and where they will …

Young Leader Training 2017/18

14 Sep 2017

To: GSLs, ADCs, ESLs and Young Leader Mentors
Hi Everyone!
Young Leader Training 2017/18
I am writing with details for Young Leader Training for 2017 and 2018, to help you plan ahead, and so that we can work together to ensure that all young leaders are properly trained. Your support is very much appreciated.
The Diary of Events:
20th September Module A –7-8pm Mandatory Induction for all …

Exciting Developments

23 Aug 2017

It’s all happening at our two splendid Activity Centres!
At SilverHelme work has commenced on preparing the ground for the long-awaited replacement toilet block.
This is what we are replacing: mmm!

This very day (23 August) demolition has taken place. The building has served us well for many years but some are not sad to see the end of it!

As you may be …

District Youth Commissioner

11 Aug 2017

Search for a new District Youth Commissioner
Daniel Coulthard will complete his successful term, as our District’s first ever Youth Commissioner at the end of September. I am hugely grateful to Dan, for the time, effort and energy he has brought to the role. It is now time to look to the future and appoint a new District Youth Commissioner to …

Skills and Chills

7 Aug 2017

Our Skills and Chills event is a great way for all our adult volunteers, to get together and share in a weekend of fun and friendship.
Here are this year’s details:
Dates: 15th-17th September 2017
Venue: Littledale Scout Activity Centre
Camping Only – £15
Day Visit (Saturday only) – £10
Camping and Catered – £25
Inside Accommodation (including catering) – £36
This should be made by BACS with …

GSL Vacancy, Centurion

31 Jul 2017

Group Scout Leader (GSL) Vacancy at Centurion with Westgate Scout Group
Carol Holmes completed a hugely successful period, as the lead volunteer (Group Scout Leader) at Centurion with Westgate at the end of July. I’d like to place on record my thanks for the work that Carol has done as GSL over the last few years; through hard work and determination, she …

Peter Hunt – Gone Home

21 Jun 2017

It is with great sadness that I have to report that Peter Hunt has passed away after a long illness.
Peter joined the Scout Movement in 1947 as a Cub at the 5th Lancaster Cathedral Group. He then went on to the 13th Lancaster. He was a Cub leader for a period of time and then in 1979 became Group Scout …

District AGM and Review

31 May 2017

To All Members, Lonsdale District Scout Council
I hope that you will be able to join us for an evening of celebration at the Banqueting Room, Town Hall, Lancaster LA1 1PJ
on Thursday
29th June 2017
Reception at 7 for 7.30 pm meeting.
Members are invited to wear uniform.
Refreshments will be served.
All members of the Scout Council:- District and Group Active Support Managers • Scouters; …

24th World Scout Jamboree

29 May 2017

The 24th World Scout Jamboree will take place from 22 July to 2 August 2019, at Summit Bechtel Reserve in West Virginia, in the United States of America. The UK will be sending a Contingent and West Lancs County has been given a Unit of 36 young people and 4 leaders.
West Lancs Scout County is seeking a Unit Leader and three …

GSL Vacancy, 11th Morecambe

27 May 2017

Group Scout Leader (GSL) Vacancy at 11th Morecambe Scout Group
As you may know the Group has been without a Group Scout Leader since Val Vose stepped down last year. Catherine Marsh has been supporting the Group on behalf of the District since then, but it is now time to look to the future and appoint a Group Scout Leader who can ensure …

GSL, 13th Lancaster Scout Group

21 May 2017

Appointment of a New Group Scout Leader – 13th Lancaster Scout Group
I am delighted to inform you that I have appointed Simon Hester as the new Group Scout Leader at 13th Lancaster Scout Group, taking over from Pat at the Group AGM on the 12th June. Simon will be known to all of you, as a Scout Leader, and through having his …

GSL Vacancy – Galgate

17 May 2017

Group Scout Leader (GSL) Vacancy at Galgate Scout Group
It has been a busy few months for the Group since it opened at the end of January and we have quite rightly focused on getting our Beaver and Cubs sections and their new leaders up and running.
However, it is now time to look to the future and appoint a Group Scout Leader who …