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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28th Feb 2019

Nights Away Permits

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25th Feb 2019

Queen’s Scout Award Holders – 2019

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24th Feb 2019

A Day of Celebration

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23rd Feb 2019

2019 St Georges Day Awards

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Upcoming events

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Event
Bramhope Campsite – Working Day
When

11th May

Time

9:30 am - 1:00 pm

Location

Bramhope Scout Campsite

Event
Leeds Half Marathon
When

12th May

Time

7:00 am - 1:00 pm

Location

Leeds City Centre and surrounding areas

Event
County Cub Camp – May 2019
When

24th May - 26th May

Time

All Day

Location

Hesley Wood Scout Activity Centre, White Lane, Chapeltown S35 2YH

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Adult training

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Event
Module 10 – First Response (Full Course)
When

27th Apr

Time

All Day

Location

15th Airedale HQ, Shire Oak District

Event
The Programme – Modules 16, 17, 18 and 19
When

11th May - 12th May

Time

All Day

Location

John Briggs Centre, Bramhope

Event
Safeguarding Ongoing Learning
When

14th May

Time

7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Location

15th Airedale HQ, Shire Oak

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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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