Market Harborough District Scouts




There have been Scout Troops in Market Harborough since the early days of the Movement in 1908.
By 1912 there were three Troops in the Town and three in the surrounding villages of Fleckney, Kibworth and Lubenham. Three of these are still in existance.
The District covers an area bounded by the A47 towards Billesdon, South-East to the border with Northamptonshire at Drayton, West to the old A50 near Husbands Bosworth, North to Kilby and along the River Sence through Gt.Glen. When Gt.Glen joined the District in the early Eighties they brought the number of Groups up to twelve, most of which had more than one Colony, Pack or Troop and the number of Young People in the area enjoying Scouting reached its peak. Sadly by 2000 these had declined, Some Groups Disbanded and some amalgamated. The 6 remaining Groups are expanding rapidly due in part to the increased housing for young families in the area, But mainly because

SCOUTING IS GREAT FUN !

For more information visit www.harboroughscouts.org.uk

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