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Young Leaders Hit Platinum!

Posted on October 3rd, 2012 by Webmaster

three young leaders at the group were presented with their Chief Scouts Platinum award, this can be regarded as a ‘steppingstone’ to the Queens scout award, the highest in scouting. to qualify for this award, the young leaders have taken part in an overnight expedition, carried out service at the Hunsworth scout group by assisting at Beaver & Cub meetings, organised and run an international night for Scouts & taken part in environmental projects, some of the activities also qualified them for the Duke of Edinburgh Bronze award.

The badges were presented by Group Scout Leader, David Sowden & District Commissioner Mike Terry. The young leaders also attended the County presentation evening at Bradford Cathedral.

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Scouts Hit Gold!

Posted on October 3rd, 2012 by Webmaster

Four members of the Scout troop recently qualified for their Chief Scouts Gold Award, the highest award that can be gained by members of the troop. To gain the badge, scouts must hold at least
8 challenge badges including Expedition, Adventure, Outdoor, Creative, Physical & Global.

Amongst the many varied activities that the scouts took part in were; an overnight expedition, assisting in the organisation & running of the district St. George’s day service, taking part in the ‘Baht at walk’ over Ilkley Moor and researching into child labour and exploitation.

The badges were presented at the Hunsworth HQ by Assistant Scout Leaders, Robert Jackson, Karen Lomas; District Commissioner Mike Terry & Scout Leader David Bentley.

On the following weekend, the scouts attended a West Yorkshire County Scouts presentation at Bradford Cathedral, where Scouting’s Chief Commissioner for England, Tim Kidd, presented each of them with a framed Chief Scouts Gold Certificate, signed by the Chief Scout – Bear Grylls.

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