The 8th Gateshead is based at Dunston Methodist Church and welcomes all lads aged between 5 and 18 in the Dunston and surrounding areas.
The Company has two enrollment dates which are the first Friday after returning to School in September and in January.
All three sections of the 8th Gateshead meet on a Friday night and activities include arts and crafts, games, badge work and Duke of Edinburghs award for the older lads.
Yearly events include outdoor activity weekends for lads aged over 8 and day trips for those aged 5 -8.
There are also a number of battalion events each year which we take part in and these include 5 a side football, pool,ten pin bowling and Athletics.
Any lad interested in attending please get a parent to contact the Captain for information and a consent form.Do not turn up without confirming a place first.
Fridays not on upto end of March - Friday 2nd February / 16th and 30th March