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Longcraig

Longcraig Water Activities Centre in 2019

We’re 50!!! Come along and help make 2019 our best year ever.

 

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Appointment of new Centre Manager
for Bonaly Centre

Mark Campbell joins South East Scotland Scouts as Centre Manager, Bonaly Scout Centre on 6th May 2019.

 

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Graham Carrington – Acting Regional Advisor (International)

We are delighted to announce that Graham has agreed to be our Regional Adviser (Acting) because Diane Marshall has given up this role while she focuses on being the Manager of the Bonaly ASU and DRC. Thank you, Diane, very much indeed for all the work you have put...

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Bonnyrigg Scouts’ Extreme Survival Camp

Seven Scouts and one Explorer from Bonnyrigg took part in an Extreme Survival Camp over the weekend 8-10 February. Five of the group assembled at Currie Wood, across the river from the Midlothian District campsite at Borthwick, on the Friday afternoon. Leaders Peter...

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Welcome to Bill Ramsay, Deputy District Commissioner

I am looking forward to the challenges of the role of Deputy District Commissioner and supporting Rob. My scouting started as a Cub, a Scout, a Venture Scout and Assistant Cub Scout Leader at 71st Ayrshire in the village of Skelmorlie.  With work bringing me to...

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Scottish Youth Parliament Elections 2019

We are getting in touch with you ahead of this year’s Scottish Youth Parliament (SYP) Election. This year we would like to make the election process as democratic and as youth-led as possible. We hope that you will able to help us and we have outlined some information...

read more

Are you up to date with your Safeguarding training?

If not, please sign up now for a course, just click on https://sesscouts.org.uk/adult-training/. If none are available or suit you, just contact your District Commissioner or ADC Training to ask me for a safeguarding course to be run. We can run a course in any...

read more

Queen’s Scout Working Party’s 75th Anniversary

This year is the Queen’s Scout Working Party’s 75th Anniversary and we would like to contact old members and invite them to the celebration event we have planned in October. Unfortunately, our membership records don’t extend particularly far back so there are many...

read more

Anniversary Celebrations continue

Over the weekend of 23/24 February, Craigalmond District held a Training event for leaders at Bonaly. We set up our exhibition stand of Longcraig through the ages – Past, Present and Future at Bonaly for the weekend so everyone could take a few minutes to look over...

read more

Let’s showcase Scouting in our Region!

One of the new cabins in Bonaly – thanks to the hard work of our members raising money at the Tattoo! We are proud of what we do for Scouting – so let’s tell everyone about it! We are holding an event at Bonaly Scout Centre on Saturday 21 September when we can have...

read more

Invitation to an International Scouts camp in Belgium

Dear friends in Scouting, Here is an invitation for our international Scouts camp: Jamborette 2020! This camp will take place in the summer of 2020 and will be organised by the Boy and Girl Scouts Ninove, Belgium to celebrate our centenary. You can find all the...

read more

The Wee Sleep Out

Malala Yousafzai, the young woman shot by the Taliban as a teenager, will follow in the footsteps of George Clooney, Leonardo DiCaprio and the Duke and Duchess of Sussex in addressing a charity event which seeks to eradicate homelessness in Scotland. Ms Yousafzai, 21,...

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Regional Training Weekend, 22 – 24 March 2019

Do you need to make some progress on your training as a leader in Scouting?  Learn more about outdoor activities? Would you like the chance to chat to leaders from other districts over a cup of coffee and exchange ideas?  We have the answer! The SE Regional Training...

read more

Anniversary Celebrations kick off at Longcraig

On 1st January, a group of Longcraig ASU members, supporters and families gathered for a brief celebration to start off the 50th anniversary proceedings. A few of our number had been out for a sea kayak trip with one of the Kayak Clubs, to coincide with the world...

read more

Holocaust Memorial Day

On Friday 22 January 2019 a group of twelve Explorers from Meadows and Borestane ESUs acted as stewards at an event in the Scottish Parliament marking Holocaust Memorial Day.  There were 350 people there, including many from schools, and the main address was from a...

read more

Gone home – Helen Liddle

It is with great sadness the 88th Craigalmond Scout Group announced the passing of Helen Liddle, one of the longest-serving Leaders in the former Haymarket District, on Tuesday the 23rd of January. The 88th Haymarket was formed by Helen’s father, John Liddle, back in...

read more

Bonaly’s Buzzing

The Centre’s team at Bonaly opened the 2019 season by welcoming Explorer Scouts from Cockenzie who were taking part in the Zodiac Gold Award.  This involves camping out for one night every month during which they must complete 12 of the 30 Zodiac Award Challenges.  ...

read more

Upcoming Events

Sun 31

First Response – Full Course

Sun 31 March @ 10:00 - 16:30
Sun 31

First Response – Reserve List

Sun 31 March @ 10:00 - 16:30
Apr 14

Safeguarding Workshop

Sun 14 April @ 14:00 - 16:30
Apr 14

Safeguarding Workshop – Reserve List

Sun 14 April @ 14:00 - 16:30
Apr 23

Getting Started

Tue 23 April @ 18:30 - 21:00
May 11

Skills of Management

Sat 11 May - Sun 12 May
Jun 04

Getting Started

Tue 4 June @ 18:30 - 21:00

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Graham Carrington – Acting Regional Advisor (International)

We are delighted to announce that Graham has agreed to be our Regional Adviser (Acting) because Diane Marshall has given up this role while she focuses on being the Manager of the Bonaly ASU and DRC. Thank you, Diane, very much indeed for all the work you have put...

read more

Bonnyrigg Scouts’ Extreme Survival Camp

Seven Scouts and one Explorer from Bonnyrigg took part in an Extreme Survival Camp over the weekend 8-10 February. Five of the group assembled at Currie Wood, across the river from the Midlothian District campsite at Borthwick, on the Friday afternoon. Leaders Peter...

read more

Welcome to Bill Ramsay, Deputy District Commissioner

I am looking forward to the challenges of the role of Deputy District Commissioner and supporting Rob. My scouting started as a Cub, a Scout, a Venture Scout and Assistant Cub Scout Leader at 71st Ayrshire in the village of Skelmorlie.  With work bringing me to...

read more

Scottish Youth Parliament Elections 2019

We are getting in touch with you ahead of this year’s Scottish Youth Parliament (SYP) Election. This year we would like to make the election process as democratic and as youth-led as possible. We hope that you will able to help us and we have outlined some information...

read more

Are you up to date with your Safeguarding training?

If not, please sign up now for a course, just click on https://sesscouts.org.uk/adult-training/. If none are available or suit you, just contact your District Commissioner or ADC Training to ask me for a safeguarding course to be run. We can run a course in any...

read more

Queen’s Scout Working Party’s 75th Anniversary

This year is the Queen’s Scout Working Party’s 75th Anniversary and we would like to contact old members and invite them to the celebration event we have planned in October. Unfortunately, our membership records don’t extend particularly far back so there are many...

read more

Anniversary Celebrations continue

Over the weekend of 23/24 February, Craigalmond District held a Training event for leaders at Bonaly. We set up our exhibition stand of Longcraig through the ages – Past, Present and Future at Bonaly for the weekend so everyone could take a few minutes to look over...

read more

Let’s showcase Scouting in our Region!

One of the new cabins in Bonaly – thanks to the hard work of our members raising money at the Tattoo! We are proud of what we do for Scouting – so let’s tell everyone about it! We are holding an event at Bonaly Scout Centre on Saturday 21 September when we can have...

read more

Invitation to an International Scouts camp in Belgium

Dear friends in Scouting, Here is an invitation for our international Scouts camp: Jamborette 2020! This camp will take place in the summer of 2020 and will be organised by the Boy and Girl Scouts Ninove, Belgium to celebrate our centenary. You can find all the...

read more

The Wee Sleep Out

Malala Yousafzai, the young woman shot by the Taliban as a teenager, will follow in the footsteps of George Clooney, Leonardo DiCaprio and the Duke and Duchess of Sussex in addressing a charity event which seeks to eradicate homelessness in Scotland. Ms Yousafzai, 21,...

read more

Regional Training Weekend, 22 – 24 March 2019

Do you need to make some progress on your training as a leader in Scouting?  Learn more about outdoor activities? Would you like the chance to chat to leaders from other districts over a cup of coffee and exchange ideas?  We have the answer! The SE Regional Training...

read more

Anniversary Celebrations kick off at Longcraig

On 1st January, a group of Longcraig ASU members, supporters and families gathered for a brief celebration to start off the 50th anniversary proceedings. A few of our number had been out for a sea kayak trip with one of the Kayak Clubs, to coincide with the world...

read more

Holocaust Memorial Day

On Friday 22 January 2019 a group of twelve Explorers from Meadows and Borestane ESUs acted as stewards at an event in the Scottish Parliament marking Holocaust Memorial Day.  There were 350 people there, including many from schools, and the main address was from a...

read more

Gone home – Helen Liddle

It is with great sadness the 88th Craigalmond Scout Group announced the passing of Helen Liddle, one of the longest-serving Leaders in the former Haymarket District, on Tuesday the 23rd of January. The 88th Haymarket was formed by Helen’s father, John Liddle, back in...

read more

Bonaly’s Buzzing

The Centre’s team at Bonaly opened the 2019 season by welcoming Explorer Scouts from Cockenzie who were taking part in the Zodiac Gold Award.  This involves camping out for one night every month during which they must complete 12 of the 30 Zodiac Award Challenges.  ...

read more

Upcoming Events

Sun 31

First Response – Full Course

Sun 31 March @ 10:00 - 16:30
Sun 31

First Response – Reserve List

Sun 31 March @ 10:00 - 16:30
Apr 14

Safeguarding Workshop

Sun 14 April @ 14:00 - 16:30
Apr 14

Safeguarding Workshop – Reserve List

Sun 14 April @ 14:00 - 16:30
Apr 23

Getting Started

Tue 23 April @ 18:30 - 21:00
May 11

Skills of Management

Sat 11 May - Sun 12 May
Jun 04

Getting Started

Tue 4 June @ 18:30 - 21:00