Skills for Life

Richmondshire Scout District in North Yorkshire is geographically one of the largest rural Scout Districts in England.

Welcome to Richmondshire

Richmondshire Scout District in North Yorkshire is geographically one of the largest rural Scout Districts in England.

It has a unique connection with the founder of Scouting, Robert Baden Powell, who was stationed at Richmond Castle as its commander and was involved in the setting up of Catterick Garrison for the British Army.

Adult volunteers

The Scouts award-winning training scheme for volunteers means that adults get as much from Scouts as young people.

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17th Mar 2020

Coronavirus – A Message from The UK Chief Commissioner

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9th Nov 2019

Barton Gang Show – Rave reviews

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26th Jun 2019

Barton Beavers Camp

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15th Jun 2019

Queen’s Scout Award presented

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