Skills for Life

Central Yorkshire Scouts deliver fun, challenge, adventure and friendship to over 7,000 young people – All made possible by 2,500 amazing adult volunteers who support our young people to shape and deliver their adventures.

Welcome to Central Yorkshire

Central Yorkshire Scouts provide fun and friendship, challenge and everyday adventure to over 7,000 young people in Leeds and Wakefield, that’s boys and girls aged 6 to 25 from all cultures and backgrounds.

Scouting is all about learning whilst having fun and offers over 200 different activities. Young people are encouraged to stretch themselves, do their best, discover new talents and reach their potential. This may be during a weekly meeting participating in a challenging activity, discussing individual rights, investigating healthy lifestyles or working in the community or it could be during one of the over 26,000 night’s away adventures our Scouts enjoy every year.

Scouting’s approach is informal, youth-shaped and sociable; it is an enjoyable hobby and a social life with a purpose. Central Yorkshire Scouts help young people and adults in Leeds and Wakefield get to know new people, work well together and develop positive meaningful friendships.

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Adult volunteers

The Scouts award-winning training scheme for volunteers means that adults get as much from Scouts as young people.

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Latest news

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30th Apr 2019

A Day of Celebration and Achievement – Windsor 2019

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30th Apr 2019

County Commissioner for Central Yorkshire

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24th Apr 2019

Central Yorkshire Development – Pears Project – April Update

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28th Feb 2019

Nights Away Permits

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Upcoming events

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Event
Scouts – Climbing Camp 2019
When

01st Jun - 02nd Jun

Time

All Day

Location

Bramhope Scout Campsite

Event
Bramhope Campsite – Working Day
When

08th Jun

Time

9:30 am - 1:00 pm

Location

Bramhope Scout Campsite

Event
Cubs – Trading Post Finals
When

15th Jun

Time

All Day

Location

Wakefield

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Adult training

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Event
Training for All Appointments – Modules 12A, 12B, 5, 6, 7 and 11
When

08th Jun - 09th Jun

Time

All Day

Location

Templars District HQ

Event
Safeguarding
When

05th Jul

Time

All Day

Location

Headingley Parish Hall, North Leeds

Event
Getting Started – Modules 1 and 3
When

06th Jul

Time

All Day

Location

Phoenix Campsite, SLAM District

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Put your phone down and what are you left with? Just teamwork, courage and the skills to succeed.’
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