Group History


The 178th Glasgow Scout Group (Jordanhill) was founded in 12th January 1948 by the then rector of All Saints Church, Jordanhill, Rev Dennis Clements 12 Woodend Drive, Glasgow W3. At the time the group was within the scout District of Balshagray, within the scout County of the City of Glasgow and met within the church hall at 10 Woodend Drive, Glasgow W3.

The group was officially registered with the Boy Scout Association, 25 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1 on the 26 January 1948. The registration number of the group was 25855. The 178th started out with 1 officer and 6 Scout in the group.

The Rev Clements was registered as the Group Scout Master, and the formation of the group was recommended by Muriel E Howieson, Hon District Secretary and approved by the District Commissioner Jas A Stewart, Balshagray District and County Commissioner William Kyle Esq.

A year later the group had grown in number to 36 which was made up of 18 cubs , 15 scouts and 3 leaders.

Summer Camp History

1991 – Dunollie Castle, Oban

1992 – Denmark

1993 – Auchengillan Danish Camp

1994 – Dunollie Castle, Oban

1995 – Spain Cala Llevado,

1996 – Pitenweem, Fife

1997 – Spain Cala Llevado Paris & Disney

1998 – Keswick, Lake District

1999 – Italy Aosta Valley Spain Cala Llevado

2000 – Keswick, Lake District

2001 – Spain Barcelona & Cala Llevado

2003 – Spain Barcelona & Cala Llevado

2009 – Auchengillan Jamboree

2011 – Spain, Salou, Barcelona & Cala Llevado

2017 – Nord17 Jamboree