Cubs Climb the Wall Sleepover

After what has seemed like a life time to both the cubs and the leader team, we finally managed to converge on the scout hut and enjoy a weekend of messy science shenininghans, entertaining the masses, fire safety theory and…

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Messing about on the river

Our beaver colonies enjoyed an evening at Bower Dell playing in the field and sailing the boats they had made a couple of weeks earlier as part of their junk modelling.

Thank you to our volunteers

We love being able to shout about great people

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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Scouting in 2021 and how it’s #GoodForYou too

How we fit into the national campaign

If you’re on social media (and we appreciate not everyone is), you’ve probably seen a lot more activity on our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram than normal over the last week or so. Woven between the posts about regular Scouting, future…

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Celebrating 35 years of Beavers

Happy birthday to our youngest youth section

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

The virtual camp to end all virtual camps!

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

It's not all spit and polish

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

Scouting in Penistone is returning to a new normal

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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