Cambridge District Scout Archive
Youth Centered organizations
The Cambridge District Boy Scouts Association has participated in Organisations of similarly minded Clubs. Many of these have been initiated by the Council
1917 Proposed to ask Borough to run evening classes in Scout activities
1920 Joint Organizations Committee and Cambridge Federation of Boys Clubs overlap. They become affiliated and Scouts pay a reduced fee to CFBG, do not participate in sports element but do seek camp grants from JOC.
1922 Cambridge Association of Boys Clubs (misnaming of above?) District Minutes Jan
1931 (Town Council) Education Committee gave Joint Organizations Committee ₤240 to allocate to poor clubs. This largely went to YMCA boys. Poor troops, without wealthy benefactors, were encouraged to request funds for camps.
1933 Cambridge and County Juvenile Organizations Committee ‘gave grants’
1934 Representatives asked to join inaugural meeting of YHA in Cambridge
1938 55th Camp grant from J O C ₤1/10/-
1941 Cambridge Federation of Boys Organizations District Minutes Scout involvement unclear as the note was of the start of the organization.
1942 ‘Federation of Boys and Girls clubs was to be reformed.’ District Minutes
1943 International Youth Week
1944 YOC grants not applied for
1946 Camp grants received and paid out
1947 Confederation of Youth Leaders Conference Soham
1947 Borough Youth Committee
1947 Youth Sports Clubs
1949 Camp grants from Local Authority or Local Education Authority
1949 Cambridge Council of Youth Two Senior Scouts to sit on the committee.
1949 Cambridge Education Bulletin to all recognized youth organizations in the City and County
1950 Borough Youth Committee Organization named as the place where concerns about Empire Youth Sunday parade be voiced.
1951 DC and Sec to attend 100th anniversary of YMCA
1964 Map of Youth Clubs prepared for meeting of Youth Committee (totals below)
1966 Cambridge Education Officer running City Youth Committee. Scouts invited Dist Min
1972 City Youth Committee ceased to function. Scouter participant reported
See also Children leisure time
1946 Casualties Union Sec and Ellwood to go on course (provides realistic casualties for practice scenarios- still active) It is of note that Scouts were the casualties for at least two major simulated emergencies immediately before and during the Great War.
1951 Accident Prevention Council Home Safety Week Scouter seconded
Youth Groups Cambridge City 1964
|Youth Clubs and PHAB (Physical Handicap Able bodied)||27|
|ACF (Army Cadet Force)||4|
|ATC Air Training Corps||3|
|St John’s Ambulance||1|
JWR Archivist Feb 2019