The World Scout Jamboree takes place every 4 years and offers a unique international experience with an exciting programme of global development, peace, cultural understanding, adventure, learning fun and friendship and provides the opportunity to meet Scouts from around the globe, take part in exciting activities and have an amazing adventure.
Two lucky Scouts from our Group, Emma & Grace, have been selected to join the UK Contingent at the 24th World Scout Jamboree in West Virginia, USA in 2019.
Grace says “We each need to raise £3700 so we will be doing lots of fundraising, this Halloween disco is one of our important events that will go towards this total. We would really appreciate your support as this money we raise will also go to support scouting in developing countries worldwide.”
For more information about the disco or to buy tickets, please contact the girls via 07534 435523 or speak to Dolphins Leader Caroline.
We wish both girls good luck with their fundraising challenge and hope they have an adventure of a lifetime next year!
What another amazing day, our community coming together to have fun and good times and raise lots of money to support our Group.
A massive thank you to our dedicated fundraising team once again (especially the fair coordinator Theresa) for putting on a fabulous day for us all – they really do put a huge amount of hard work in over many weeks (and months) before all these events.
Thank you to all of you for showing up on the day and making it such a success. Special thanks to Spotlight Dance School for providing some lovely entertainment and to Lucy’s dad for bringing along his magical music machine which was a lovely bonus, as was the amazing weather 🙂
The great news is that we have raised over £700 for Group funds from the summer fair – thank you everyone for all your support.
Fluffy candy floss
Fun off the water
Pimms and Prosecco
The BBQ team
support from local businesses
Magical music machine
Well done to all our young people who came along to join the St George’s Day parade and service today along with our dedicated adult volunteers. Thank you for representing our Group so well with your smart turnout, excellent behaviour, great singing and efficient marching.
We’re very proud and you should all be too as this earned us the award for best Group in the parade for Minster District. Well done everyone!
Kyle enjoying the day!
Cubs on parade (1)
Cubs on parade (2)
Scouts leading the way
We’d also like to congratulate Antony Hale, Group Chair and Acting Group Scout Leader, who was unable to join our parade in York today as he travelled to Windsor to collect a special award for his many years service to Scouting. Antony has been awarded the Bar to the Silver Acorn in the St George’s Day Awards, an award for distinguished service in recognition of his numerous roles over many years in the Group, District and at Snowball. Congratulations Tony!
The Annual Chess Competition between members of Minster, Ebor and Selby Districts and Guides from North Yorkshire South took place in March.
1st Clifton were represented by several Cubs and Scouts. Whilst not being amongst the overall winners, we congratulate our young people on taking part, on their enthusiasm and great behaviour and for trying their very best. Well done!
It was tense and exciting at the scout hut for our Winter Olympigs tonight!
Well done to our fantastic fundraising team – what a super event, well organised and great fun.
Many thanks to all our generous sponsors:
Spotlight Dance School
Pond Cottage of Stillington
Neil Webster PVC Window Doctor
TRT Rehab Therapy
1st Byte IT & Telecomms
IMS Building & Roofing
And kind donations of food and drink from:
Thank you to all who bought tickets and came along to support the event. We raised over £900!! for our Group funds – well done and thank you everyone 🙂
Sharks Beavers will meet for their Christmas party on Tuesday 19th December, all other sections are now closed for this term.
Sections will start back in January 2018 as follows:
Sharks Beavers – Tuesday 9th
Atlantic Cubs – Wednesday 10th
Dolphins Beavers – Thursday 11th
Scouts – Friday 12th
Pacific Cubs – Monday 15th
Ronnie the reindeer has counted up all the pennies and he’s amazed and delighted to announce that our Christmas Fair raised a whopping £1375!!
It was a tremendous day and we are so grateful to everyone who helped in any way to make this happen and support us. Whether it was organising, donating goods, setting up, manning a stall or simply turning up and spending – thank you all so much.
Our little scout hut was full to bursting, the queue for santa lastest all afternoon, Kenny’s live music was awesome and we reaffirmed that community spirit is alive and well in Clifton and in our scout group. Thank you all.
Packed to the rafters all day
Kenny’s awesome festive music
Great prizes – thanks to our donors
More delightful donations
September 2017 – term starts:
Scouts – Friday 8th 7-9pm
Pacific Cubs – Monday 11th
Sharks Beavers – Tuesday 12th
Atlantic Cubs – Wednesday 13th
Dolphins Beavers – Thursday 14th