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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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Chariot Race

Last weekend Preston Scouts took part in an exciting few days of chariot racing which saw teams compete against each other at Bispham Hall Scout Estate in Billinge.  The race was open to teams of Scouts, Explorer Scouts, Scout network and even Scout leaders, with a total […]

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Water Water Everywhere!

Last weekend Preston Scouts took part in the annual district camp based around all things watery. They camped at Bibby’s Farm near Chorley and took part in a number of water activities based on Lower Rivington Reservoir on the Sunday morning. Jenna, a Scout on the weekend said “The […]

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County Rally 2016

Over 200 Scouts from Preston District joined the rest of West Lancs County for an action packed adventurous weekend on the annual county camp on a sun-drenched weekend at Waddecar. County Rally is organised by West Lancs Scouts as a fun filled, adventurous weekend where Scouts get […]

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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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Scouts winter adventure weekend!

Scouts recently enjoyed a weekend of fun and adventure on their annual winter camp in the beautiful Lake District national park. Staying at Great Tower Scout Activity Centre over the weekend of  29th – 31st January, more than 150 Scouts and Leaders from Preston District joined together […]

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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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