The Annual Opening Ceremony of the Edinburgh Garden of Remembrance will take place at the Scott Monument, Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh on Monday 30 October 2017. In past years this has proved to be a special service.Continue Reading Garden of Remembrance – Annual Opening
Almost 40 Beavers from Newtongrange have just returned from a very muddy weekend camp Netherurd Campsite. Continue Reading Newtongrange Beavers Go Camping
The 24th World Scout Jamboree will take place at the Summit Bechtel Reserve between 22nd July and 2nd August 2019. You can take a helicopter tour of the site here.Continue Reading World Scout Jamboree 2019
Bonaly Outdoor Centre would like to invite you to its free preview and taster sessions. This is a fantastic opportunity for teachers and group leaders to see what Bonaly has to offer. Situated on a 24 acre site at the bottom of the Pentland Hills yet only 30 mins bus ride from Edinburgh city centre we are the perfect location to provide exceptional outdoor education programmes for students of all ages. We are a Scout owned campsite and activity centre and welcome schools and other youth groups to our fantastic site led by our professional staff.
Tuesday 12th September 4-6.30pm – Primary/Secondary Teacher session
Specifically for teachers to try out the site and to discuss the benefits of outdoor education for your pupils and how we can help your school with your visit. Drop in at anytime or stay for entire session to try out activities. Sessions will include tour of the site, accommodation and the facilities. You will also have the chance to try a selection of action and adventure activities and enjoy refreshments and snacks in our Bushcraft Village.
Tuesday 3rd October 4-6.30pm – All youth group leaders and teachers
All youth group leaders and teachers are welcome. Drop in at anytime or stay for entire session to try out activities. Meet the team to discuss broad options for your group. Sessions will include tour of the site, accommodation and the facilities. You will also have the chance to try a selection of action and adventure activities and enjoy refreshments and snacks in our Bushcraft Village.
If you would like to attend it would be really helpful if you could complete your details here. This will give us an idea of the activities you wish to try and how many people to expect at each session.
Since January a group of Explorers from different parts of the Region have been training as Assistant Instructors with Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and others.
Melrose Explorer Scout Unit have decided to make 2017 their ‘Year of Climbing’! Their leader Mhorag tells us all about it.Continue Reading Melrose Go Climbing