St George’s Day 2017

Congratulations to the following people who were presented with awards, at the St George’s Day service in the Cathedral. Jacqueline Wicks – Award for Merit Paul Wicks – Award for Merit Sandy Woods – Award for Merit Bill Gee – Bar to the Award for Merit. Thank you to all the groups who attended the St George’s day service it was a great success!   Check out some of the pictures from the day below. (More to...

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Young Leader Belts at St George’s Scouts
Jul23

Young Leader Belts at St George’s Scouts

The District Youth Commissioner Samuel Parker presented two Young Leader Belts to Matthew Powell and Laura Barton who both volunteer at St. Georges Mill Hill Scout Group. Well done to both on your achievement from the whole District team....

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Young people attending the Wood Badge through the Young Leader transition scheme.
Jul23

Young people attending the Wood Badge through the Young Leader transition scheme.

Three of our young people from Blackburn District, who have attended Scouting through the Explorers/Young Leaders scheme, attained their WoodBadges and Young Leader belts 17th-19th July on a WoodBadge  training weekend held at Bowley Scout Camp. Many thanks to Joanne Carrey and Ian MacDonald for running this county event. Matthew Fletcher, Jack Murray & Matthew Powell all from Blackburn District are some of the youngest Wood Badge...

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Blackburn District Centenary Celebration Day
Jun10

Blackburn District Centenary Celebration Day

Saturday the 16th July will mark 100 years of Cub Scouting. As a result we have organised an activity day at Bowley Scout Camp in celebration. Activites will commence at around 09:30 and  plan to stay to 9pm with a BBQ and Camp Fire to finish off the evening. We are thinking of putting on the following activites: Zip Wire, Leap of Faith, Crate Stacking, Grass Sledging, Shooting, Archery, Tomahawk, Blind Triail and Rafting. More...

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Blackburn District Swimming Gala
Jun10

Blackburn District Swimming Gala

  Blackburn District Swimming Gala has been booked  for Thursday 24.09.2015 at Daisy-Field Swimming Baths.(times to be confirmed). We now need the Groups to support this event. We are looking for as many Groups to attend  as possible. We need Cubs, Scouts & Explorers to take part. The winners of the Gala & Runners up will represent District at The County Gala in November at Darwen Leisure Centre , as some of the Groups...

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District Cub Event
May21

District Cub Event

District Cub Event –   On 26th September the Cubs from Blackburn District will be visiting the Royal Armouries, Leeds.  We will be travelling by train leaving about 8.45am Saturday morning . Returning by 5:30pm approximate cost £10.00

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