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27 Nov 2018

Nine Ashes are looking for someone to join the team as a Centre Assistant to help take care of the grounds, campsite and buildings.
Throughout the year, thousands of young people come to the centre to have an adventure in the outdoors.
With so many young people there is a need to ensure that all of our estate is cared for, maintained and ready for use by visitors.
This includes the maintenance of lawns, hedges and woodland as well as basic buildings maintenance tasks.
The ideal candidate would also be part of the instructor/duty …

27 Nov 2018

We are really pleased to announce that applications for the 2019 NSGSO and NSGCB course are now open. We are taking applications for both the Orchestra and the Concert Band. The course and concerts are based in Stourbridge, West Midlands and runs from Sunday 28 July – Sunday 4 August 2019.
The closing date for applications is midnight on Saturday 15 December.
Last year 142 young people attended – a record year again. The course is hosted by Birmingham Scout County in conjunction with Girlguiding Birmingham.
The NSGSO and NSGCB Ensembles
The Orchestra is …

20 Jun 2018

We have been notified of a fault with RIBER throw bag rescue lines. The Marine Accident Investigation Branch have conducted an investigation and issued a safety notice outlining the details. Read the full safety bulletin here.If you have any throw bags within your equipment please read the safety notice in detail and follow the instructions regarding the faulty product.
Please share this with others who may have access to this equipment.
Best wishes,
Jess Kelly
Technical Manager
The Scout Association

ACC Water Activities Cornwall Scouts
Chris. Roantree

Mobile:07754 544765

3 Dec 2017

27 Cornish Explorer Scouts and 3 leaders will be joining a patrol of 9 Explorers and 1 leader from Jersey for the adventure of a lifetime at the 24th World Scout Jamboree in the USA.
We’ll keep you informed of what they’re up to and we can all follow on with their epic journey.

5 Sep 2016

Take a look at the fantastic list of courses being run at Nine Ashes over the next few months.

29 Apr 2016

If you followed the adventures of the Cornish Contingent to the World Jamboree in Japan, you may fancy taking part in the 2019 World Jamboree, being held in the USA. An incredible opportunity to provide life changing experiences for young people from Cornwall and the rest of the world.
Cornwall’s Assistant County Commissioner (International) has set up a page to gauge adult interest in being part of the Cornwall Contingent for 2019
Official Website for WSJ 2019:
Please Note:
To attend as a member of IST or Contingent Leader, you will need to …

7 Mar 2016

What is A Million Hands?
It’s a Community Impact campaign which reflects our ambition by 2018 to mobilise half a million people in support of four social issues chosen by young people.
Why should my young people get involved?
Hundreds of Programme activities, expertise from national charities and 87% of Scouts want to take part in Community Impact projects through Scouting.
More details on the Million Hands Website
Dementia activities to do with your sections

5 Mar 2016

To all Cornwall Beaver Colonies
2016 marks the 30th birthday of the Beaver Scout section and I am inviting your Colony to register and take part in CHALLENGE 30.
The cost to enter this challenge is 50p per person, Beavers & Leaders. This cost will be used to order CHALLENGE 30 woggles.
The challenge will be to complete 30 out of a list of 50 activities, all of which should be achievable as part of your regular programme or District & County events.
Completed activities can be logged through 2 methods:
● We will create …

7 Nov 2015

Over the years we have been asked how we can record the history of Cornish Scouting. I have been working with the Cornish Records Office and with the new Kresen Kernow now being built we have the chance to put together the history of the great Scouting we have had and still giving young people of the county.

If you need more information please contact me or The Records Office.

Your in Scouting

Nick Hinchliff
County Executive

2 Nov 2015

Beavers are 30 in 2016
Coming soon to celebrate 30 years of the Beaver Section…..
30th birthday badge design competition
CHALLENGE 30 activity
Watch this space – leaders keep an eye on your email for exciting developments