Beavers Cubs Scouts Explorers

The Group’s Annual Family Ceilidh takes place on Friday 3rd February, 7.30 pm in Whitburn Bowling Club.

Adult tickets are £9 and children’s (6 – 16 years old) are £4.50.

Along with the terrific dancing there will be a buffet and raffle.

All proceeds go towards the Scout Group’s funds.

Come along to a long-established, brilliant, fun-filled night and support the Scout Group.

Contact Louise on 01501 773519 for tickets or more information.

Scouts and Explorer Scouts are Back!

Scout meetings for 2017 resume tonight at 6.30 pm and Explorer Scouts at 7.30 pm.

We look forward to seeing everyone and spaces are available for anyone interested in finding out what we do.  Scouts are for those aged between 10 – 14 years old and Explorers 14 – 18.  Simply come along to Brucefield Church, East Main Street at the times above to find out more information and to join us.



Beavers are Back

Beaver meetings resume tonight at 5.30 pm for the first section and 6.45 pm for the second.

Spaces are available for anyone wishing to join.  Just come along and we’ll get you sorted.

We look forward to starting another fun-filled and busy year at Whtiburn Scout Group!

NB – Cub Scouts return next week.

Pantomime Today!

Just a quick reminder for those going to the pantomime today that the buses will be leaving Brucefield Church at 12 noon prompt.


Please wear full uniform and bring along a snack and some sweets.


We intend being back at Brucefield at around 4/4.15 pm depending on traffic from Glasgow.

Scout Post 2016


The Scout Post for 2016 made its final delivery yesterday.

We delivered 12,142 cards and have raised around £2200 for Group funds.  This compares with 13,846 and £2600 in 2015.

MANY THANKS to everyone who helped in anyway – collecting, sorting, researching and delivering cards.

Thanks also to everyone who used the service and to all our collection points throughout the town for their terrific support.

Section Meetings

Section meetings have now finished for the year.

Beavers return on Thursday 5th, Scouts and Explorer Scouts on Tuesday 10th and Cub Scouts on the Thursday 12th January 2017.

We will of course see many of you at the pantomime on Tuesday 3rd January.

Have a great Christmas, best wishes for the New Year and we’ll see you in 2017!

All at Whitburn Scout Group

Reminder red square grungy stamp isolated on white background

Please can anyone wishing to attend the pantomime Cinderella at the King’s Theatre, Glasgow on Tuesday 3 January 2017 please return money and forms tonight for Scouts and Explorers and Thursday for Beavers and Cubs.  Thank you.


Any problems, please speak to your child’s section Leader.

Scout Post

The 2016 Scout Post has begun!  This is the 31st year of the service.  13, 850 cards were delivered in 2015 raising £2,600 for Group funds.

Cards can be posted at the following shops from Monday  28th November:

  • Hairport Hair Studio, East Whitburn
  • Rashid Bros, Murraysgate;
  • U-Save, East Main St (formerly Captain Morgan’s)
  • Mia’s Card Shop, West Main St
  • Premier Store (Mr Singh), East Main Street
  • Glenmore Minimarket, Blaeberryhill Road
  • Boots the Chemist, West Main Street


The last day for posting will be the end of trading on Saturday 17th December.  The cost remains 20p per card.  Deliveries will take place on Saturday 10th and Sunday 4th, 11th and 18th to Whitburn, East Whitburn and Redmill ONLY.

Please ensure all cards are properly addressed with a full name, house number and street.   For more information visit our website at  Any comments or questions regarding the service should be made to Gavin Johnston on 01501 773519.

Please support the Scout Group!

Leaflet Thank You

Many thanks to everyone who helped deliver the Scout Post/Scout Group promotional leaflets over the weekend.


Scouts and guides provide ‘mental health boost for life’

Scouts and guides provide ‘mental health boost for life’ 

People who were in the scouts or guides in childhood have better mental health in later life, a study suggests.