Fundraising General Group

We need to extend the Scout Hut

It's not only leaders for us here at Penistone, its space, we need to extend the current building to give us another meeting room.

We have 230 on a waiting list and 150 eligible to join now.

If we have any architects, builders, and fundraisers out there please get in touch: Bruce@penistonescoutgroup.org.uk

‘Leader shortage’ means 51,000 children wait to join Scouts – BBC News

There are 51,000 children on a waiting list to become Scouts, Beavers, Cubs or Explorers, according to the organisation behind the movement. The Scout Association, which is open to girls and boys between six and 18, blamed a shortage of volunteer leaders. It said record numbers of adults were members but that volunteers had limited amounts of time.

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