Welcome to Leicester South West District’s website. Choose what you would like to see using the menu in the purple bar above. Do keep an eye on the Diary page as that is where advance notice of important District events and meetings is published.

The Sou’Wester newsletter also carries information about what’s coming up in addition to what has already happened.

WSJ – Curry Night

Autumn and Matthew, two 42nd Leicester (Glenfield) Scout Group Explorers, are fund raising for their trip to the World Scout Jamboree in America – 2019.

They will be hosting a curry night at the Chef and Spice Restaurant on 1st October and would love to see you there.

To book a place please email bates70@btinternet.com or phone/txt 07565 752 526

Tickets are £15 per person, with £9 of this going to the WSJ funds.

More details below


Four Week Challenge

We know lots of sections need more adult support.

This lively workshop will explain how to use the 4 week challenge to entice and retain new adults within your section, and will cover some of the hints and tips to make sure you get results.

Where: Leicestershire County Office LE3
When: Tuesday 4th September

This workshop has been specifically requested buy the Leicestershire County and is delivered buy the Regional Services Team.

Any adult with a role in Scouting is welcome to attend.

Book via the online training calendar: http://www.leicestershirescouts.org.uk/about/training-diary-beta/



European Scout Jamboree.

Leicestershire Scouts are recruiting four leaders to form a unit to attend the next European Scout Jamboree.

This is an exciting opportunity to take part in an international experience with full support before, during and after the event.

You don’t have to be in any specific section to be part of the leadership team,
you just need to have a sense of adventure and great team building and leadership skills.

For more information click here Leicestershire European Jamboree Recruit Issue 1

Autism Education Trust Training

Wed 19 Sep 19:00, 2 hours

The Course will be delivered from the Autism Outreach Service and is open to all Leaders.

Please book via: http://www.leicestershirescouts.org.uk/about/training-diary-beta/


19th September 2018 County Scout Headquarters,

9 Oak Spinney Park,
Ratby Lane,

There is no charge for this course. Training for adults in Leicestershire is free but failure to attend without cancelling or informing County HQ or course director will incur a £5 per module fee.

Adventures Offshore

‘Adventures Offshore’ is a sail training charity, part of Essex Scouts, offering a wide range of offshore sailing adventures to young people and adults, in UK waters and beyond.

They have been in touch as they have a number of unfilled places on their 2018 calendar, particularly suited to 14+ young people, including overseas trips.

42nd Leicester (Glenfield) Scout Group recently took 11 Scouts and Explorers on a 4 day trip aboard the Offshore Adventure boats, and will be looking to book again next year.

The young adults crew the boat, under the guidance of the skipper and first mate, crew the boats, cook in the galley and are responsible keeping the boat clean and tidy.

For more information on the trips available, with next years dates soon to be released, please visit http://www.adventuresoffshore.co.uk