Each Sunday, we take a look back of our week of Scouting. Recapping and linking back to posts of the week. Alongside this, we’ll  share some additional content that didn’t necessarily make it in the initial cut.

This week:

Raptors visited JOTA / JOTI

Cubs from our Raptors pack went to Hesley Wood for this year’s Jamboree on the Air (and Jamboree on the Internet). In addition, they got to make use of some of the great activities on site.

Read more: Raptors @ Jamboree on the Air / Internet (with photos & video)


Aviva Community Funding opened

We’ve been selected to compete for funding from the Aviva Community funding. Your votes make a big difference in helping us secure monies that will go towards climbing and archery equipment.

Read more: Please vote for us in the Aviva Community fund


Remembrance Sunday

It’ll be Remembrance Sunday again before we know it. Bruce reminded us all that Penistone will, once again, turn out in force for the parade and subsequent service. (Millstones and Raptors have a separate event)

Read more: Remembrance Sunday


Group web store launched

To make buying uniform and other group essentials, we launched our web store. Later in the year we will see some specific group branded apparel and add online payments for events.

Read more: Introducing our Scout Group web store


We celebrated our successes at Barnsley District Awards

A phenomenal number of our young people were recognised for their achievements at the District Awards evening.

Read more: Celebrating Penistone’s successes at Barnsley District Awards


Many pumpkins were carved

In the run-up to Halloween, we saw many sections carving pumpkins and embracing their creative sides.

Read more: Viernes add to the great pumpkin massacre of 2017


Lego camp built some great memories

Our cub sections headed down the country for a packed weekend of activities (Saturday) and a day at Legoland (Sunday).

Read more: Lego camp – Saturday (photos and video)


We asked you for help

Our group has doubled in size in the last three years. We still have over 200 people on the waiting list. That’s a heck of a lot of young people we aren’t able to take in. With your help volunteering, we can make those children’s hope of getting a place a reality more quickly.

Read more: Penistone Scouts – Volunteering opportunities to suit you


And finally

Here’s a selection of photos that were posted to our Facebook page, but didn’t necessarily make it to the group website.


Featured image credit: Chris Marquardt (Flickr – Creative Commons)