This week:

Christmas Service of thanks

We celebrated the Group’s Service of thanks at St. John’s Church. Our very own Little Ant & Dec leading proceedings with the kids being the focus and centre of the event.

Original post (including photos) here and subsequent Facebook album of awards here

We’ve two bonus videos:

We wish you a Merry Christmas

Uploaded by Penistone Scouts on 2017-12-04.

Sam Hough Christmas Message

“What you don’t see”

National Coal Mining Museum – Cub’s sleepover

Our cubs had their Christmas sleepover event – the Scout Hut was their base, with a trip out to the National Coal Mining Museum to visit Santa underground.

Original posts (including photos) Saturday and Sunday

Explorers hit London

Our explorer unit (Scorpions) headed, by National Express, down to London for the weekend braving the mixed weather of sun on Saturday and snow on Sunday!

Original post here


World Scout Jamboree 2019

This week, we were able to announce how exceptionally proud we are to learn we’ve 15 young people representing our Scout Group at the 24th World Scout Jamboree in 2019.



Beaver Sleepover – The Beaver Christmas sleepover is next weekend. Parents/Guardians, we have some top secret stuff that we need you to please read and send back. If you haven’t done this by Monday evening, you’ll be too late! Full details here

Lost property – It’s the time of year where we, once again, try to reunite the remaining lost property with their rightful owners. Please take a look at this Facebook post for details. Anything remaining after Christmas will go to charity.

Group diary – We will keep adding to the group diary throughout the year, maintaining event entries for that single place of reference simplifying letters, information, and contacts. For an overview, check this post

Enigma Scouts this week – Our Monday Scout Troop are not meeting on Monday, but on Wednesday instead. Full details within the specific group diary entry here

Harry Potter @ Warner Bros Studios – Viernes troop are heading down the country on Saturday to visit the Harry Potter Studio Tour. Full details here

Leader meeting – On Monday evening (11th) leaders from across the group have a meeting at the Scout Hut @ 7pm. It’d be great to see as many leaders as possible attend, please.

And finally, “Thank you!”