We Need You !!

Over the past year Scouting has grown in Darlington with the opening of a number Squirrel Dray’s (this is the youngest age group in the Scouting Organisation) We have daily enquiries about young people wanting to join our Scouting Sections…

Read More

Scouts Trooping the Colour

Georgina, aged 13, a Scout at the 12th Darlington Scout Group, said:

“We got to experience many things we wouldn’t have been able to otherwise – Trooping the Colour, Madame Tussauds and going up the Shard where we could see all the way to the edge of London. It was a once in a lifetime opportunity and we’re very grateful!” 

Orienteering 2024

Double Win for Hurworth !!! This years Darlington District Orienteering Competition was a straight Orienteering OF with Elm Ridge and Hurworth Elm Ridge Explorers vs Hurworth Explorers 11th Darlington Scout Group (Hurworth) vs 12th Darlington Scout Group (Elm Ridge) and…

Read More

ASU – Trip Out

ASU go all out Theatrical May’s ASU (Active Support Unit) meeting was a visit and tour of the Georgian theatre at Richmond. It’s a lovely space and our guide Austin was a font of information. #ScoutingForAll georgiantheatreroyal.co.uk


As we say goodbye to the JOTT we say hello to DDOTTY (Darlington District on the Trail Year 24) What an amazing start to the DDOTTY24, perfect weather, all went well and lovely to see so many people. We had…

Read More

Fresh Start

Its been a long time coming but the 18th Darlington Scout Group (Middleton St George) finally have somewhere they can call home. Their new purpose built Scout Hut had its GRAND OPENING at the weekend, Sue Snowden (Lord Lieutenant of…

Read More

St George’s Day 2024

As we celebrate St George’s Day today – 23rd April – the Patron Saint of scouting, we look back at our St George’s Day Parade. Gathering outside the town hall for our parade of group flags, we walked through the…

Read More

Scouting is for adults too!

Volunteers don’t have to be “superheroes” who know everything – we provide training and support to help you learn new skills too. Having people as positive role models to guide the way, and give that extra bit of encouragement is so…

Read More

First In Space

Darlington Space Scouts Darlington have a long history of Scouting in town and have had Land and Sea Scouts in the town for some time – last year the 14th Darlington Scout Group became an Air Scout Group This year…

Read More

Youth is our Future !

Young Leaders Weekend! Tia with the help of other leaders from the district ran a successful young leaders camp to work towards their Young Leaders Belts Young Leaders who attended have completed: Module B – Taking the lead Module C – That’s…

Read More