Category: Awards & Presentations

Apr 24

St George Celebrations 2017

                        Over 300 Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Explorers Network and adult volunteers from Harborough District’s Groups and Units held their annual St George’s Day Celebrations in the Sunday sunshine. It started with a parade led by the Oadby & Wigston and Thurmaston Scout Bands through the centre …

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Apr 24

Hannah Dove has her greatest adventure yet!

Hannah Dove, a motivated adventure seeking Scout from Harborough District has just achieved her Queen’s Scout Award. This 19 year old from Harborough who is the District Youth Commissioner has been involved in Scouts for over 10 years. In order to receive the Award she had to complete a variety of challenges including:  volunteering as …

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Apr 23

Champion Young Leaders

Every week, across the district, our Explorer Young Leaders help to run beaver, cub and scout sections.  Some have been doing this for over 3 years and provide invaluable support to the leadership team and programme. In recognition of their commitment and determination, Hannah Dove, our Youth Commissioner  asked leaders to nominate those that continually …

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Apr 23

Leics Scouts St George’s Day Awards

  Ten scouters from Harborough District were recognised for their service and dedication to the movement at the Leicestershire Scouts St George’s Day Awards evening on Friday 21 April.  Over 100 awardees attended an evening of celebration and entertainment with a great buffet too!  Many of the awards were in recognition of volunteering for the …

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Jun 18

Buzzard Beavers!

  Ready Steady Promise! That was the plan for the 16 beavers at Fleckney’s Friday Colony last week and that’s what they did. After a little practice making the scout sign and remembering the words, the eager beavers were invested in their newly created lodges. Parent’s, grandparents, brothers and sisters along with supporters from the …

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May 16

Pride of Harborough Award 2016

Pride of Harborough Award 2016

Katie Rollason has received the ‘Young Achiever of The Year Award’ from Harborough Mail. This is a fantastic achievement based on the continuous work she dedicates to the community. Kate’s mum, Esther, said, “We are really proud of Katie – she has achieved so much thanks to 1st Bowden Scouts.” Katie started out as a …

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May 07

Oh When the Scouts Go Marching in!

St Georges Day Parade Market Harborough Scouts

Scouts from all over Market Harborough District marched through Market Harborough on Sunday 24th April, on their annual St George’s Day parade. The troops marched past leaders outside the Market Hall, and later gathered inside Welland Park Assembly rooms for a service and food. This year’s service was themed to celebrate 100 years of Cubs. …

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Mar 16

St George’s Day Parade

Market Harborough Scouts are very excited for this year’s St George’s Day Parade. Please come and support them by applauding their march through Harborough town centre. We will finish in the Welland Park Academy Assembly Halls for some food, a quick talk and some great conversation with different groups. All are welcome!

Sep 28

Grand Opening of 1st Welland Valley

72 excited scouts and adult leaders promised to ‘do their best’ at the official re-opening of the 1st Welland Valley Scout Group. Kitted out in their beaver, cub and scout uniforms, a traditional camp fire was burning brightly as the leaders led the youngsters into Medbourne village hall for their investiture. Scouting exists to actively …

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Jul 06

Fraser Shield

European Bantaa patrol from 1st Bowdens Scouts won the decades-old Fraser Shield after a closely-fought competition against troops from across the Harborough District during a camping trip to the Oaks campsite in Charnwood at the weekend. Now in its 103rd year, the shield is awarded every year to the patrol team which has the most …

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