Scouting began in Bishopthorpe over 100 years ago. Our Scout Head quarters are located at the junction of Appleton Road and SimBalk Lane, Bishopthorpe opposite to AYJS.  Map

Scouting offers challenge and adventure to over 400,000 young people We welcome girls and boys of all backgrounds, ethnicities and faiths. The Group is arranged within the advice’s set out by the Scout Association and is divided into sections for different age groups. Sections meet weekly during the school term.

Today we have 432,000 youth members supported by 130,000 volunteers. 
We believe in helping our Members fulfill their potential by working in teams,
learning by doing and thinking for themselves.
We give people of every background the chance to stretch themselves,
learn new skills and make life long friends.

10 bins, 4 planks of wood, 3m of rope and river full of crocodiles……..

Sounds like a normal night.