Welcome to our District

Here you will find information about our District, County and Scouting in general.  We hope you will enjoy the site and very importantly, we hope you will contribute.

Trustee Board Nominations

Pontefract and Castleford District Scout Council are looking for registrations of interest for up to 10 Trustee Board Members.  In the event of an election a vote by Scout Council members will be taken.  Nominees name, summary of experiences and reasons for nomination along with the role required will be available to our scout council members to enable voting. Trustees must be 18 years or over and be prepared to adhere to charity conditions.  Once registered further details will be sent. 

  • Nominations Close 20th May 2024
  • Trustee AGM confirmation 15th July

Please click on this link or scan the QR code below to complete the nomination form

Thank you for taking the time to consider being a Trustee with Pontefract and Castleford District Scouts

About Pontefract & Castleford District

We offer Scouting to young people aged 4 to 25 years old plus there are opportunities for young people of any age to work and support our programmes. We currently offer Scouting to around 500 people in 7 Groups, 2 Explorer Scout Units, the District Scout Network and our Active Support Unit.

We currently have Groups meeting in Pontefract, Castleford, Fryston, Normanton, Altofts and Ackworth but also have plans to move into Hemsworth and South Elmsall over the next couple of years. Could you help?