North Leeds (Meanwood Parish Church) Scout Group consists of 3 sections: Beavers, Cubs and Scouts. The Group Scout
Leader is Mary Harman (0113 278 2038). Have a look at the details below to find out what we get up to!
Scout Group would welcome adult help either from parents or others who
would like to be involved. Please contact any of the leaders below if
you wish to be involved.
Meanwood Guide Company is part of Girl Guiding UK, (previously known as The Guide Association). Younger girls can become Rainbows or Brownies - have a look at the details below to find out more! The Guides' yearly program is made up from 5 program zones. These are:
Healthy lifestyles - body
image, healthy eating, exercise, smoking & drug awareness, salsa dancing,
relaxation evenings etc.
Skills and relationships -
communication skills, rights and responsibilities, teamwork activities
Global awareness - travel,
refugees, environmental issues etc.
Celebrating diversity -
discrimination,challenging racism, disability awareness etc.
- learning new skills, visiting places and trying new experiences e.g.
archery, climbing, abseiling, bowling, swimming, camping assault
is welcome to come and join us. The only things we ask for is a sense
of fun and adventure and a willingness to try new activities!
The first Sunday of every month is Parade, which the uniformed organisations take part in, and regularly lead the service. Find out more about it here.
ACTIVITIES AND CONTACT DETAILS
The following groups all meet in the Parish Hall, duringterm-timeonly
For kids aged...
What we do
6 - 8
play a lots of games, inside and outside (weather permitting), do craft
activities, have theme nights, do community work, drama and outdoor
challenges like tracking, trails and observation trails. There are
different badges award when the leaders feel the children have
participated sufficiently. Beaver Scouts, like other Scout sections, have
a new programme which can be tailored to meet individual needs. Meetings
are quite informal, compared to the other Scout sections.
Rainbows Rainbows meet to have fun, play games and learn new things together. Come along and find out more!
Thursdays 5:15 - 6:30pm
Guider Joanne Harrison 0113 278 6871
8 - 11
Cubs In the Cub Pack we do various indoor and outdoor activities,
learn new skills, play games and make friends. There
are also occasional outings, camps and district events when they can
meet Cubs from other Packs for competitions, badge days, acts of
worship and most of all have lots of fun.
Wednesdays 6:15 - 7:45pm
Cub Leader Jamie Williams 0113 275 0423 meanwoodcubs@ hotmail.co.uk
Meanwood Brownies has 2 groups currently running that meet on different
nights of the week to play games, learn things, make crafts and have
Mondays 6:15 - 7:30pm OR Thursdays 6:45 - 8pm
Brownie Leaders Sue Marsden 0113 293 9163 Ann Matthews 0113 268 1131
10 - 15
Scouts take part in many different activities. Cooking, first aid,
games, map reading and compass work during the Wednesday evening
meetings. In summer, as many as possible of these activities take place
out of doors. They follow the new programme of the Scout Association.
In addition to the weekly meetings, there are many outings and camps
organised. Some of these are run by North Leeds District.
Wednesdays 7:45 - 9:15pm
Leader Mary Harman 0113 278 2038 mary.harman@ virgin.net
play games, make crafts, learn about lots of different things, develop
new skills, earn badges and have lots of fun together - making friends
and chatting! Older girls can become Young Leaders and help us run the weekly meetings. All Guides are a member of a Patrol which is a group of 4 - 8
Guides, and overall we have about 20 Girl Guides in our group.
well as carrying out activities as a whole Unit, some activities are carried out in Patrols.
Mondays 7:45 - 9:15pm
Guide Leader Sarah Naylor 0113 275 9847
14 - 18
get to do similar activities and challenges to the Scouts, but at a
higher level and are given more responsibilty. Come along to find out
Wednesdays 7:45 - 9:15pm
Explorers Leader Mary Harman 0113 278 2038 mary.harman@ virgin.net
All sections of the Scout Group are open to both boys and girls, able-bodied and handicapped, and of any religion.