Beavers on a Trail

The Beavers from the 12th Darlington Scout Group, recently went on a Nature Walk taking in the surrounding countryside. Learning about the animals and plants. Half way round the route they were challenged with making a piece of art using…

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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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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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Cake Happy

Squirrels from the 7th Sea Scout Group the other week had fun making chocolate cornflake cakes whilst learning about food allergies gluten, wheat and dairy

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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Filtered Water

Tonight at Beavers from the 12th Darlington Scout Group with World Earth Day in mind learnt about Water Filters and how they worked. Making our own mucky water and filters using a pop bottle, sand, stones, wet wipes and cotton…

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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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Archers On Point

The 7th Sea Scouts recently took aim with a visit to the 19th Scout Group Darlington where they had an afternoon of Archery.