Scout Updates

  • A visit to Mountain Rescue

    Scouts managed to get the opportunity to visit Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association tonight. Learning about hill safety, how UWFRA keep people safe and help people in the countryside, and even to practice some rescue skills including ropework, learning what the landrovers carry, and how to assemble and carry someone on the stretcher! All the […]

    A visit to Mountain Rescue
  • Scouts help at the Ilkley Half Marathon

    Ilkley’s Half marathon, organised by the round table was a very hot event for all! 1st Ben Rhydding Scout Troop helped out by runnning one of the water stops along the route to keep all the runners (and helpers!) hydrated and motivated throughout the tough event

    Scouts help at the Ilkley Half Marathon
  • Scout Hike across the Moors

    Had a fantastic evening hiking right across Ilkley Moor. The weather held out right until the end and all the scouts kept a good pace. 5km completed, navigation skills practiced, and all scouts in good spirits at the end; a cracking walk for a great evening!

    Scout Hike across the Moors
  • Scouts win at the torch race again!

    After the last two torch races in Otley got canceled due to covid, we once again returned to our annual district race. Ilkley Explorers retained the trophy for the explorer race, and 1st BR Scouts retained our trophy for thhe scout race. Fantastic result for the group and cracking effort from everyone there. A really […]

    Scouts win at the torch race again!
  • Troop Training Camp

    Fantastic Friday evening and Saturday morning spent practising a few of the basics we’re going to need for our upcoming camps. Great work from everyone getting all the jobs done in the short time we had.

    Troop Training Camp
  • Winter Hag Dyke

    Scouts have just returned from another fantastic winter weekend at our Hag Dyke hostel on the side of Great Whernside. Fantastic Weather, great belated christmas feast, and an amazing walk!

    Winter Hag Dyke
  • B E Autiful up Dale….

    It’s a gorgeous day up the Dale and all the kids are out of bed outside and ready for the days activities!!

    B E Autiful up Dale….
  • The Scout Hut needs you

    Jane Wearing is organising a Cleaning Rota for the Scout hut. Please look at the attached and contact Jane to let her know what you can do. request-for-volunteers-a4.docx Thank you in advance Regards The Leaders

  • Remembrance Sunday – fantastic turnout!

    Both Light and Dark Blue troops did the Group proud on Sunday. Fantastic turnout and for each and every Scout a huge well done for attending and showing that those who died in the Great Wars have not been forgotten by you. Here are some photos of the day.

  • Night Hike investitures

    Last night saw a different type of investiture into the troop. We try and find unique and memorable ways in doing this. Here are some photos of last nights event.