1st Ripley Scouts (Derbyshire)

Welcome to our website. 1st Ripley Scouts are a scout group based in the Ripley and Heanor District of Derbyshire. We currently have Beavers, Cubs and Scouts sections at the group and have places available. Please look around the website to look at the what our Young People have been doing and what we will be doing in the future. 

This year we are celebrating our 100th Anniversary of Scouting in Ripley. During the year we are putting on a range of activities to celebrate the centenary details of which can be found here. If you have any old photos of scouting in Ripley please feel free to email them to us. 

If you want to contact the group you will find our contact details here. For general enquires feel free to email info@1stRipleyScouts.org Any problems, feedback or photos for the website please email webmaster@1stRipleyScouts.org. 

‚ÄčLeaders Wanted

Like most Scout Groups we are always on the look out for new Leaders. At the moment we urgently need Leaders and Assistant Leaders to help out on all our Section nights but any time that you can give would be much appreciated.

If you feel that you could offer your time and skills please contact our Group Scout Leader - Ron Ashton by emailing info@1stRipleyScouts.org or filling in the contact form here.


National Scout Car Races

This year the Cubs and Scouts once again entered the National Scout Car Races which were held in Manchester. The Cubs and Scouts did really well and had a great time. The photos are on the facebook page. The Scouts came 3rd place in the Grand Prix event narrowly missing out on 2nd place.

Centenary Bike Ride

On Sunday 22nd June 23 Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Parents took part in a bike ride from Ashbourne to Middleton Top along the Tissington and High Peak trails. The weather turned out really nice and by the end we had clocked up around 25 miles in total. Thanks to everyone that came and we hope that you enjoyed the event. 

Spring Bank Camp

Check out the Spring Bank Camp page to see what the Cubs got up to while away on camp over the Spring Bank Holiday.

Centenary Commemoration Video

Take a look at our centenary video below. The video was played at the District promise renewal parade to commemorate our 100 years of Scouting in Ripley.

Find us on Facebook!

You can now find us on Facebook. Search for 1st Ripley Scouts (Derbyshire) or click here and apply. You can keep up to date on what's happening in the Group and important notices about the sections and the group. Letters and Posters will also be going out over the next few weeks.