About Rob Robinson

Group Scout Leader and part of South Yorkshire County Media & Comms team. Outside of Scouting, I'm a technology meddler, an Enterprise Architect, a mental health advocate, I'm married and a father of two.

Thank you to our volunteers

Everyone volunteer makes an impact on the young people, and often on other volunteers too. Amidst the call for new adult volunteers to join us in Scouting, it’s vital to me that we recognise and take time to thank those…

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Celebrating 35 years of Beavers

Like many others before it, Tuesday evening saw our youngest youth section coming together for their weekly face-to-face session. This week was a little different and very special meeting, though. Whilst Scouting is approaching 115 years old, and Penistone Scouts…

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Scoutfest 2021 – Save the date

Every couple of years, the opportunity comes to join other groups from South Yorkshire County for a large camping event at Hesley Wood Scout Activity Centre. With COVID restrictions easing but still very limiting, it hasn’t been possible for such…

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Come see our new look website

To keep you informed of events, programme and what’s going on for the young people of Penistone Scouts, we use a mix of Online Scout Manager and our group website. Over the last 12-18 months, we’ve ramped up our usage…

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It’s great to be back face-to-face

We are proud of the young people for their engagement in our virtual programme; however, nothing replaces being able to meet face-to-face again. All of our group sections are now meeting regularly face-to-face. From sessions at the Scout Hut, Silverwood…

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Volunteering. It’s good for you.

We rely on people like you playing theirpart to give young people the opportunities they need. But volunteering’s not just about givingsomething back. It’s also about doingsomething that’s good for you. Volunteering gives you career-boostingskills, improves your wellbeing, andhelps you…

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