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24th World Scout Jamboree 2019

Don’t miss out on the adventure of a lifetime at the 24th World Scout Jamboree taking place in West Virginia, USA in 2019. Preston District are looking for 5 young people to send to the next World Scout Jamboree… This is a once in a lifetime experience to […]

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We’re looking for new volunteers!

We’re looking for new volunteers!

As a new Scouting year gathers pace, we’re looking for people to help us deliver Scouting in some important roles. The vacancies are listed below and each one has a link to the role description to tell you more about what’s involved. If you would like to discuss any […]

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Escape Underway!

Thirty three Explorer Scouts from Preston District are enjoying their summer camp in London, on Escape 2016.  Members from the K2, Skywalker, Mungo Park, Sea Dogs & Nomad units are enjoying an 8 day long action packed programme, exploring the city and taking part in activities in the […]

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Archery Activity Permit Training Weekend

Last weekend, 8 leaders from Preston embarked on gaining a new archery activity permit for scouts. They met at Waddecar on Friday night and got straight into it, learning about the rules and laws associated with the adventurous activity. After a good night getting to know each […]

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We’re building on our success

Preston District Scouts held two important events over the weekend. One designed to solidify linking between Scouts & Explorers and the other was to kick start our new-look Network. Forum Challenge (Cubs & Scouts) Our first ever Forum Challenge took place on Friday evening, bringing together the Scout […]

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K2 triumph at Explorer Quiz

Explorers from across Preston District last night fought in a in a hotly contested battle of brains at the annual Preston District Explorer Quiz. For the third year in a row, K2 ESU were winners of the coveted trophy and once more promised to return in twelve […]

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#YouShape 2016

  My name is Nick Reid and I am the Youth Commissioner for Preston and I’ve just about recovered from one of the most inspiring Scouting weekends ever! #YouShape is a national conference which took place 5th-7th Feb where young people aged 14 – 25 can come […]

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Preston Scouts receive top awards

Preston Scouts receive top awards

Scouts and Explorer Scouts from across Preston District were awarded some of the organisation’s top awards this week. A prestigious award presentation was hosted by West Lancahire Scout County at the University of Central Lancashire. Members of the Scout section were awarded the Chief Scout’s Gold Award by World […]

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Let’s play ball!

Tonight over 120 Explorers from every unit in Preston District took part in our annual Dodgeball competition at Ashton on Ribble Community Science College. The event was organised by the Explorers and leaders of K2 ESU who organised a knockout competition in two leagues, Thunder and Lightning. […]

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Explorer Royale 2015

Explorer Royale 2015

Explorers from across Preston District tonight donned their gladrags for the annual James Bond themed social, Explorer Royale. Our members took part in a variety of fun casino games including Blackjack, Roulette, Play Your Cards Right and even a spot of Crazy Golf. Before finishing with a […]

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