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…

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Exploring

Eastbourne Explorers recently organised and completed a passport one night camp at Moorhouse. This meant we had no adults or leader with us and had to do everything ourselves. Everyone had to get the train from Darlington to Durham and…

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DDOTTY24

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…

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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…

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Great ! T

Great Times were had by all at Great Towers the other weekend. The rain didn’t stop any of our play, and to top it all off, Elm Ridge welcomed their newest Explorer.

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…

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Duke Of Edinburgh – Silver Expedition

Silver DofE completed , for Elm Ridge Explorers, 60 km over three days in the Cheviot Hills. Big thanks to Tony Petch top van driving and supporting the young people (along with all the other explorer leaders). Also Kev Beer…

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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…

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Stars Lead the Way !

Elm Ridge Explorers were out and about at Blackwell navigating between bunkers by stars and compass got the shelters out at the end to practice in the dark and cold. We had to ditch our plans of hills as -7C…

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#Outdoorin24

Darlington Scouts are raring to go for 2024, with the #Outdoorin24 Challenge. Why not join us as a Leader / Helper by volunteering . Volunteering can be a brilliant way to boost your mental wellbeing. It’s a great feeling knowing you’re…

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