Located in the East of the Area, this District again is mainly rural with farming the main occupation. Kilmarnock itself is a centre of Industry with some heavy engineering. The Upper Irvine Valley is also industrial and used to be a centre of lace manufacture.
The northern end of the District comprises of Stewarton, Dunlop, Kilmaurs, Galston, Newmilns and Darvel. The southern end of the district includes Mauchline, Cumnock, New Cumnock and Dalmellington. At one time this was a great coal mining area, but that is all gone and a variety of industries now exist.
The District has 15 Scout Groups an Explorer Scout Unit and a Fellowship.
Click on the required box or page through the groups at your leisure.
|16th Ayrshire (Newmilns)||20th Ayrshire (Stewarton)||21st Ayrshire (Kilmarnock)||23rd Ayrshire (Dunlop)|
|24th Ayrshire (Darvel)||27th Ayrshire (Kilmaurs)||29th Ayrshire (New Farm Loch, Kilmarnock)||33rd Ayrshire (Dalmellington)|
|34th Ayrshire (Mauchline)||37th Ayrshire (Henderson Church, Kilmarnock)||46th Ayrshire (New Cumnock)||65th Ayrshire (Lugar)|
|91st Ayrshire (St Joseph's Church, Kilmarnock)||92nd Ayrshire (Galston)||104th Ayrshire (Drongan)||Jesters Explorer Scout Unit|
Located in the town of Newmilns in the Upper Irvine Valley, the Group has Beaver Scouts, Cub Scouts and Scouts
This Group in the town if Stewarton have 2 Beaver Scout Colonies, 2 Cub ScoutPacks and a Scout Troop.
This group is located centrally in the town of Kilmarnock and has Beaver Scouts, Cub Scouts and Scouts.
This Group is located in the village of Dunlop to the north west of Kilmarnock and supports a Beaver Colony, Cub Scout Pack and Scout Troop.
This group is located in the Upper Irvine Valley in the town of Darvel. it runs Beaver Scouts, Cub Scouts and Scouts.
Located in the village of Kilmaurs, the Group has Beaver Scouts, Cub Scouts and Scouts.
Located in the New Farm Loch area of Kilmarnock, The group have Beaver Scouts, Cub Scouts and Scouts operating.
Dalmellington is the location for this group. They have Cub Scouts and Scouts operating.
This Group is located in Mauchline and have Beaver Scouts, Cub Scouts and Scouts.
Located in the centre of Kilmarnock, this Group operates from The Henderson Church and has Beaver Scouts, Cub Scouts and Scouts.
This group is located in New Cumnock which is a few miles south of Cumnock. They have a Beaver Colony, Cub Scout Pack and Scout Troop.
The Lugar Group have a Beaver Scout colony and Cub Scout Pack running.
Operating from St Joseph's Church in the town of Kilmarnock, the Group have Beaver Scouts, Cub Scouts and Scouts.
Based in the town of Galston, the Group have Beaver Scouts, Cub Scouts and Scouts.
This group operate from the town of Drongan and have Beaver Scouts, Cub Scouts and Scouts operating.
Jesters Explorer Unit Web Site
The District also has an active Scout Fellowship.
They currently have 21 members, with a varied mixture of talents. The Fellowship is District based and exists to provide active support to Leaders and Groups within Ayrshire East Scout District. The Fellowship holds regular meetings, and as well as providing support for Scouting, we organise social nights and activity weekends for our members.
New members are always welcome and should contact Douglas Bryson. for details.
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Author :- Bob McIntyre