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One of seven Districts in South East Scotland Region

Badge of East Lothian District

EAST LOTHIAN DISTRICT

Badge of East Lothian District

One of seven Districts in South East Scotland Region

East Lothian covers the area of the local authority of East Lothian Council.  It is responsible for the Scout Groups and Explorer Units in the District.

The District Commissioner is Hilary Cartwright.

East Lothian News

Welcome to our new District Commissioner for East Lothian

Hilary Cartwright I am a volunteer that had absolutely no relevant previous Scouting experience or Scouting skills 10 years ago. I found my way into Scouting in North Berwick like many volunteers do by stepping forward to ensure a section didn't close, so my sons'...

A busy night at Cubs learning to tie the Reef Knot and Round Lashing

A busy night at Longniddry Cubs learning to tie the Reef Knot and Round Lashing. The Cubs then had to capture an escaped lizard, make a flagpole higher than the Bowling Club's one, drop a tennis ball into a space on the roof and make a 4 metre selfie stick! As you do!

Another successful sleepover for Pencaitland Beavers!

Despite the wet weather, the 6th Annual Pencaitland Beaver Sleepover went ahead on 9 August at the Carriage House in Pencaitland. Thirteen beavers, some of them spending their first night away from home, bunked down at the Carriage House after an evening comprising a...

Iain Gray, MSP for East Lothian visits East Lothian Beavers

Iain has risen to the challenge and has agreed to complete the Scouts Scotland Youth Advocacy Award which is an award from Scouts Scotland exclusively for MSPs who are committed to raising issues related to young people in the Scottish Parliament. He is working...

1st North Berwick Beavers and Cubs raise over £2,000 for Summer Camp

The 1st North Berwick Scout Group has been busy recently raising much needed funds towards its annual camp. The camp is taking place at PGL Dalguise in June. The 1st North Berwick Scout Group needed to raise money towards the cost of transport to and from the camp as...

Super Summer for North Berwick Bear Cubs

The 1st North Berwick Bear Cubs had a fun filled, action packed summer term spending most of their sessions outside. They visited the North Berwick RNLI station where the RNLI volunteers spoke about the work they do and the equipment they use. The Cubs learnt how to...

East Lothian YL Training – a fresh start

Assault courses, tying themselves in knots and lots of biscuits are some of what the Young Leaders in East Lothian were up against. They all came out on a snowy Sunday to learn how they could take their Young Leader skills to the next levels with some Module A and E...

Andrew Green, Regional Executive member

Getting to know the members of the South East Regional Executive Committee Andrew Green has been the Chairman of East Lothian District for four years. Prior to that, he was on the Executive Committee of the Haddington Group, and in the last century was a sailing...