OUR LATEST ADVENTURES

A PATH OF POSSIBILITIES

As the sun broke through the trees at Auchengillan Outdoor Centre on Sunday a group of young people from the Glasgow Disabled Scouts along with volunteers and supporters gathered to open a very special new path that’s accessible to all. Designed by young people based on their experiences of going on adventures using a wheelchair,...
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NETWORK CAN DO

Our Scout Network recently welcomed Amanda from Leonard Cheshire Disability to introduce the ‘Can Do’ project which offers exciting opportunities for 16 to 35 year old disabled people to volunteer in their community. Scouts and Leonard Cheshire have had a partnership for the past few years as part of the Scout Association’s “Million Hands” initiative which has...
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LOOKING BACK ON OUR YEAR

At our AGM and open night on Monday (6th November) we published our annual report and a short film looking back at everything we’ve been doing over the past year. SOME HIGHLIGHTS FROM OUR YEAR: 11 new young people joined us – our total 7-25 membership is now 71 Our team of volunteers continues to...
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FINAL DAYS AT SUMMER CAMP – BANNOCKBURN AND DAFTIES

As camp draws to a close, here are the final three instalments from the Scouts’ log books: Thursday How many kettles boiling is the same as the Falkirk Wheel? We tried to remember yesterday’s fact. Eight! Anyway, to the day ahead! We had breakfast then some more of our badgework sessions then it was into...
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DAY 4 & 5 AT SUMMER CAMP – CASTLES, CANALS AND KELPIES

We’ve combined the next two instalments of our camp diary into one – here the Scouts at camp recall Tuesday and Wednesday… Tuesday There’s no point pretending this morning was anything other than… minging. It was raining, there were midges everywhere and we were not in our usual high spirits! So we hatched a plan...
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DAY 1 AT SUMMER CAMP: SUPERHERO TRADING

Summer Camp is over for another year. We’ve all returned – bags full of slightly smelly clothes and fantastically tacky souvenirs and minds full of memories of friendships made and new activities tried. Over the next few weeks we’ll be publishing some posts about our time in camp, written largely from the Patrol Logs which...
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SUMMER BBQ

We got together on Monday to mark our final meeting before the summer holidays. All the Cubs, Scouts, Explorers, Network Scouts and parents and friends enjoyed a BBQ at Craigholme School’s Sports Complex at Pollok Park. Awards were given out in all sections, lots of badges to sew on over the summer holidays and the...
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THE VOTES ARE IN

While BBC News and others might be covering another (less important) election in the UK, our Scouts have been preparing their own campaigns to be Prime Minister. Over the past few weeks the Scouts (young people aged 11 to 14) have been preparing their own manifestos – full of fantastic ideas for how they think they...
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CUBS AT THE CASTLE

Last weekend the Cubs went off to Glengoyne Lodge for their weekend summer camp and our final weekend camp of this Scouting year! They spent Saturday visiting Stirling Castle where one of our newest Cubs, Oscar, got to take his Scout Promise and become a member of the worldwide family of Scouts. A first in...
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LENDING A MILLION HANDS

Our Scout Network have been joining thousands of Scouts in a new initiative to remove social barriers, connect communities and improve lives.
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