North Yorkshire Scout County covers the county of North Yorkshire.
North Yorkshire Scouts clebrated the Centenary of scouting in 2007 by joining the Bilton Conservation Group to plant 2000 trees donated by the Woodland Trust.
The County is currently divided into 15 Scout Districts:
- Harrogate and Nidderdale
- Ripon and District
- Scarborough and District
- South Craven
- Vale of Mowbray
- Whitby and District
- York Ebor
- York Minster
There are Scout Network units in Easingwold, Harrogate and Nidderdale (LYNX), Leven, Northallerton, Richmondshire, Ripon, Ryedale, Scarborough, Selby, South Craven, Vale of Mowbray, Whitby and York.
Famous quotes containing the words north, scout and/or county:
“I know no East or West, North or South, when it comes to my class fighting the battle for justice. If it is my fortune to live to see the industrial chain broken from every workingmans child in America, and if then there is one black child in Africa in bondage, there shall I go.”
—Mother Jones (18301930)
“Simone Clouseau: Jacques would make a wonderful father. He has many redeeming qualities, you know.
Sir Charles: Name one.
Simone Clouseau: Oh, hes kind, loyal, faithful, obedient.
Sir Charles: Youre either married to a boy scout or a dachshund.”
—Blake Edwards (b. 1922)
“It would astonish if not amuse, the older citizens of your County who twelve years ago knew me a stranger, friendless, uneducated, penniless boy, working on a flat boatat ten dollars per month to learn that I have been put down here as the candidate of pride, wealth, and aristocratic family distinction.”
—Abraham Lincoln (18091865)