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#Settle Scouts are having a great time supporting #TGIWeekender, UK'S biggest virtual summer camp. Thank you to everyone who has helped to make this happen - it's been a fantastic experience showcasing Scouting at its best. @UKScouting @RollsRoyce @matthyde @TimothyKidd @NYScouts

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We were so pleased to see #TGIWeekender on @BBCBreakfast this morning. With so many brilliant leaders working hard through lockdown to support their young people, this kind of recognition makes us incredibly proud 💜 #TheGreatIndoors

Over 100,000 Scouts across the world have been taking part in the amazing @UKScouting #TGIWeekender including lots of celebrities but look at what #Settle Scouts have been up to! @Meg_Hine @EllieSimmonds1 @astro_timpeake @DwayneFields @Ed_Stafford @SettleWebsite @settlecombushub

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Many thanks to the super @scoutadventures team at Great Tower. @IngleboroScouts have had some fantastic camps there and have sat round that very campfire circle singing and chatting long into the night so we hope to be back soon! @CumbriaScouts

We're off! The #TGIWeekender has started. You can find the programme online at https://t.co/agrjB7dOMz Have fun & watch out for lots more news over the weekend! @IngleboroughHal @DofE @adrian_braddy @meadow_falls @GOoutdoors @millets_online @UltimateOutdoor @blacks_online

There's an amazing programme on offer - why not give it a try? You don't have to be a Scout but you might end up becoming one after all the fun you have! @Thisisingleton @settlecombushub @CravenHerald @ydmt @yorkshire_dales @CommFirstYorks @IngleboroughHal @CampStainforth 🏕️

Ingleborough Scouts were out there clapping, too! A huge thank you to all key workers, many of whom are also Scout volunteers who have provided much needed Scouting activities for young people throughout the pandemic. @matthyde @NYScouts @UKScouting @Scoutsscarter @CravenHerald

As we come together to #ClapForOurCarers on the 72nd birthday of the NHS, Chief Scout @BearGrylls shares his thoughts in @TheSun on the power of working together. Read the full piece here: https://t.co/wLiQP8acdc

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Thank you to everyone at national and local level who has helped to make this happen - it's been a fantastic experience showcasing Scouting at its very best.
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We're off! The #TGIWeekender has started.

You can find the programme online at bit.ly/2AM9tYh

Have fun & watch out for lots more news over the weekend!

Bear Grylls
Join me at The Scouts ’s Great Indoor Weekender. The UK’s biggest digital summer camp this weekend for all young people aged 6 and over. With surprise celebrity guests, cooking, crafts, music and more, you can be part of something special. See you there 👊🏼

Click here for more info on how to join us www.scouts.org.uk/the-great-indoors/the-great-indoors-weekender/

The Scouts #TGIWeekender
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North Yorkshire ScoutsGetting Everyone Back Together Safely - Further Update
We have placed a quick link in the top right hand corner of the County website, that will take you directly to this important page of advice from The Scout Association. On there, you can now find the recording of yesterday evening's important webinar on how we can re-start Scouting when the readiness level changes. www.nys.org.uk/
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Sunrise Sunset

On Sunday, 21st June North Yorkshire Scouts joined together to enjoy a full day of activities from sunrise to sunset.

The programme began with the County Commissioner. Mark Edwards, being joined by others at high points across the County. Tom Haigh, County and District Youth Commissioner, bravely got up at 2.30am to be on the summit of Ingleborough in time for the opening ceremony! Sadly, the sunrise here was shrouded in mist but at least the day was kicked off with an interesting start. The full sequence can be viewed on YouTube.

Throughout the day activities were streamed via YouTube. An early item saw Dan Nelson, Settle Scout Leader, taking us on an interesting foraging journey on Castleberg and around the lanes of Settle to inspire viewers to take a closer look at the amazing flora in our countryside. Dan’s knowledge is extensive so the video is well worth watching at www.youtube.com/watch?v=UkJaj2YIeXs.

Later the Forrow family enjoyed creating alien models and had fun in the kitchen making Rocky Road. The day was rounded off with a campfire and a ‘visit’ from a surprise celebrity, Tim Kidd, Chief Commissioner, who was welcomed by the County Commissioner.

Thanks go to everyone who took part in any way. Hope you all had fun!
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SIESU Members Reach Out Across the World

Recently, the South Ingleborough Explorer Unit made contact with two leaders from an outdoor school in Thailand. One was born there, the other moved there about 3 years ago. Although the time of the meeting had to be adjusted to accommodate the six-hour time difference, through the magic of Zoom, the Explorers were able to ask about life in Thailand, where Scouting is part of the school system, what it's like to move there and other facts about Thai culture.
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Polska Promotion

We are pleased to hear that Tom Haigh, County and District Youth Commissioner, has taken on the role of Deputy Unit Leader of the Jorvik Yorkies Eurojam 2020, the North Yorkshire Scout Unit which is part of the wider UK Contingent going to the European Scout Jamboree in 2021 in Gdańsk, Poland. It’s encouraging to see Tom taking on such an important role at this exciting international event, as well as representing both the District and the County.
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Have you enjoyed helping others during the lockdown?

Why not join the thousands of Scouting volunteers who have fun baking, cleaning, gardening, sorting kit, fund raising & supporting leaders?

Although face to face Scouting has not been possible recently, Ingleton & Settle leaders have continued to deliver an exciting programme of activities for Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Explorers, and their headquarters have also needed to be maintained.

Send us a message if you think you might be able to help and would like more details. Everyone has skills we can use on a regular or occasional basis. Even if you can only offer an hour a month, or a day a year, we can find a suitable role for you so you can join our vibrant team to help young people gain skills for life!
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Happy Father's Day to all the Dads & Grandads who support Scouting doing a super job as commissioners, leaders, administrators, odd-jobbers, taxi drivers, fund raisers, gardeners, painters & supporters!

We really appreciate all the time you devote and the effort you put into Scouting to pass on #skillsforlife to young people!
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