Open evenings were held at Northstowe Community Wing on the 15th and 28th October, with both events being well attended.

Young people, parents / carers and other members of the local community were able to come along to find out more about scouting – and the ways in which they could take part or offer support.

During the evenings the boys and girls were given a “passport” which enabled them to take part in a range of activities. Across the two evenings these covered a mix of  just some of the types of things that scouting offers, from creepy crawlies to trying out a canoe (all be it on dry land!) and edible knots to traditional scouting skills.

It was great to see so many young people interested in becoming Beavers, Cubs and Scouts. Adults were interested in a variety of volunteer roles either working directly with the sections (such as leaders or skills instructors) or behind the scenes (from fundraising to websites).

“Trial meetings” for Northstowe Beavers, followed by Cubs, will be run from Mon 4th November for four weeks.  Parents / carers who have already provided contact information are being provided with more details about these meetings.

Similar sessions are currently planned for Scouts after half term in February 2020.

Whilst some volunteers have already come forward more are needed, so why not get in touch!

Enquiries specific to Northstowe scouting should be sent to