One of the group’s Scouts, receiving his Chief Scout’s Gold award from Scout Leader, David Bentley.

The Chief Scout’s Gold Award is the highest award a scout can gain in the Scout section. The route to the award is by completing 8 challenge badges covering different areas of the scout programme.

He successfully completed 8 challenge badges including Community service – where amongst other things he assisted at the group gala, Fitness challenge – taking part in the Ilkley Moor ‘Baht at walk’, Global challenge – investigating an International issue, Adventure challenge, Outdoor challenge and Outdoor challeng plus, and the Promise challenge which involves a commitment to the Scout Promise & Law; Relationship with your god and Developing beliefs and attitudes.