Welcome to the 1st Burnmoor monthly blog where we will keep you up to date with group news and upcoming events.

Return to Face to face scouting

Face to Face Scouting will be returning following the Easter holidays, HQ have advised the Readiness Level will be returning to Amber on the 29th of March meaning we can meet with up to 15 Young People and 5 Leaders.

The Risk Assessment and Action Plan will be updated and communicated in the coming weeks. Meeting information will continue to be sent via OSM events while the limits are in effect.

Thank You

A huge Thank You to our volunteers who have put in a tremendous effort with Zoom meetings and supporting Scouting from Home during the pandemic, together you have secured the future of the group and continued our efforts in the community.


Join us on Durham Scouts Camp@Home4

Although we can't go to camp right now, that's not going to stop Durham Scouts from having another Camp@Home

  • Date Sunday 26th-28th of March
  • Cost: It's Free!
  • Location: In and around your own home!

Don't forget to join the Camp@Home Facebook Group.

full details have been sent via Parent Portal.


We've updated our website to make it easier to get an idea of what volunteer roles are available within the group, alongside making it easier to get in contact.

Recruiting new volunteers will be one of out top priorities over the coming months.

Please see 1stburnmoor.co.uk/join for more information.


We would like to express our gratitude to local councilors, Audrey Willis and Alan Bell, who have pledged substantial amounts to our Access for All Project which when complete will alow more people from the community to utilize the improved facilities.

Food bank

We're delighted that the Kind Community Support Group have moved into 1st Burnmoor, they offer a food bank service every Monday and Friday 10:00-12:00 from the Scout Hall.

Visit their Facebook page.


Looking ahead as the vaccine begins to role out were hoping 2021 we will be able to resume nights away, this will all be subject to the readiness level at the time but all being well we have the following camps penciled in:

  • 21-28th of August 2021 - Summer Camp for Scouts
  • Summer 2022 - Durham 2020 2022 Jamboree for Beaver, Cubs and Scouts

As well as these events there'll also be sleepovers for all sections and other fantastic county events to look forward to.


For more updates please join our Facebook group where our leaders update with photos and news from meetings and events.