25th Willesden Cubs win 5-a-side football competition.
The first edition of the new Willesden #SkillsForLife Bulletin is out now! The new bulletin will keep you updated will all the goings on in the District and will reduce the number of emails you receive.
You can pick up print copies of the Bulletin at the Open House.
Don’t forget to book you place at the Willesden District Conference and Reunion.
Your support for our movement is – quite simply – amazing. It’s your commitment and kindness that makes the Scouts work. Here are some special offers to say thank you.
Starting in December 2018 we are rolling out Microsoft Office 365 to all adult volunteers in Willesden District. Every volunteer will have their own @willesdenscouts.org.uk email address and access to secure cloud data storage using Microsoft OneDrive.
We are doing this to help us better comply with the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) allowing all volunteers to keep records, including those about young people, separate from their personal messages and records.
Office 365 was initially trialed with the District Team and GSLs, and is now being rolled out to remaining District roles, the activation for groups will start in the new year.
We will also be making us of Microsoft Teams to allow greater collaboration between our volunteers. Volunteers will be able to message online including in a mobile app for Android and iOS as well as have online video calls, reducing the need to travel to additional meetings.
For the 2019 5-a-side Football Competition with have partnered with Powerleague Wembley who will run and manage the event for us.
Cubs, Scouts & Explorers will compete in three competitions; the winning and running-up team in each competition will be presented with a trophy and individual medals. The winners will also be presented with the District Cups, which will then be engraved with the results.
Teams can be between 5 and 7 members and sections can enter multiple teams. All details of teams must be booked in three weeks before the event.
Saturday 9th March 2019
9:30 am - 1:30 pm
The cost is £40 per team. Leaders should book teams in using the new online booking system. The leader in charge from the group/unit must hold emergency contact details for all members taking part.
After all our 2018 taster sessions were all fully booked we are excited to announce our 2019 Canoe and Kayak Taster Sessions in partnership with Phoenix Canoe Club.
These sessions are for Scouts & Cubs aged 9 and over who are able to swim 10m.
These events should be booked directly by members.
36 Scouts / Explorers to enjoy the
opportunity of a life-time at Eurojam
Join over 10,000 Scouts from across Europe in Gdansk, Poland from 26th July - 6th August 2020
Participants must be born between 26th July 2002 and 26th July 2006.
The Jamboree Leadership Team will be doing roadshows around the county during December 2018 and January 2019. Speak to your leaders for dates or email us below.
Applications must be received by 24th January 2019 and potential applications should be ready to attend a selection day on 23rd or 24th February 2019
Cost will be £995
For more information or a link to the application form email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Over 30 new members signed up to join 10th Willesden at our taster day held on Friday 26th January.
Marshmallow Toasting was a popular activity.
Nine adults a volunteered to get the group up and running.
The group will open in April after the Easter School Holidays
27th Willesden is the first group to open since we started our development project in 2016.
Inclusion and diversity are part of the inherent values every Scout in the UK lives by.We open our huts to people from all backgrounds, ages, genders and abilities but, when it comes to ensuring that Scouting is truly inclusive, there are challenges to address. One of these is ensuring the way we Scout is flexible enough to accommodate the faiths and beliefs of everyone involved.
With many of the leaders in the Group Muslim, there will be two scout troops to open scouting to those who wouldn't join a mixed troop.
Meetings will start on 10th January.
Wednesday 6pm - 7:15pm
Friday 6pm - 7:30pm
Wednesday 7:30pm - 9pm and
Thursday 6pm - 7:30pm
Sunday 7th January 10am - 12:30pm