Clubs & Associations
Copmanthorpe Scout Group
- There has been an active Scout Group in Copmanthorpe for more than 40 years! For a copy of the Scout Group history leaflet click on: copscoutstory.pdf
- With a purpose built headquarters adjoining the recreation centre grounds the Scout Group includes Beaver, Cub and Scout sections all of which meet weekly.
- Beaver Scouts - 6 to 8 years, Cub Scouts - 8 to 10.5 years, Scouts - 10.5 to 14 years
- Regular camps are enthusiastically supported and community activities in and around the village are organised by the leaders.
- The Scout Group also has its own minibus which can be booked for use by community organisations when not in use by the group (click here for a copy of the rules of use: scout-minibus-rules.pdf)
- For enquire about joining the Scout Group, becoming a leader or about use of the minibus contact Nigel White on 01904 704203
Copmanthorpe Girl Guide Group
- The group consists of Rainbow, Brownie, Guide and Ranger packs
- Rangers - 13 years and upward - meet on alternate Mondays
- Guides - 10 to 14 years - meet every Friday from 7:00 to 9:00pm during term time
- 3rd Copmanthorpe Brownies celebrated their 700th meeting on 28th April!
- Contact District Commissioner Lesley Strathie on 01757 249633
Copmanthorpe Youth Club
- To get involved, either on a permanent or ad-hoc basis, or to share your thoughts and ideas on how the Club could be run please contact Graham Auton, Chairman of the Management Committee, on 01904 701174
- Howell Hall, the Youth Club building, is available for hire - please contact Jean Auton on 01904 701174 for details and to make a booking.
- Meetings are held in St Giles Parish Church Centre on the second Thursday of every month at 2:00pm
- The Copmanthorpe branch meets on the first Tuesday of each month in St Giles’ Church Hall, Church Street at 7:30pm.
Yorkshire Countrywomens, Association
- The Copmanthorpe branch meets at 2:00pm on the second Tuesday of every month at St Giles’ Centre
- Guest speakers give a talk at each meeting and regular trips are organised by the members
South Ainsty Archeology & History Society
- The area around Copmanthorpe contains:
- prehistoric barrows
- bronze age remains
- a Roman road
- several moated sites
- ancient churches
- a Knights Templar site
- deserted villages
- The society was formed in 2004 to investigate, record and preserve all such sites and records
- Regular talks and walking tours of local historic sites and battlefields
- New members are always welcome
- For further information please contact Catrina Appleby (catrinaappleby@archaeologyUK.org)
Copmanthorpe Good Companions
- The Good Companions meet every Wednesday from 10:15 to 12:15 in the Recreation Centre
- Regular trips are organised in addition to the weekly get together
- For further details please contact Derek Metcalfe (Chairman) on York 708069 or Bette Morgan (Secretary) on York 704518
- 54 Allotments are situated on Temple Lane, they are managed by the Parish Council to whom all enquiries should be addressed.
- A list of frequently asked questions about the allotments may be downloaded by clicking here: cpc-allotments-faq.pdf
- An application form for an allotment may be downloaded by clicking here: cpc-allotment-app-form-a.pdf
- A copy of the Conditions of Tenancy may be downloaded by clicking here: cpc-condition-of-tenancy.pdf
The Horticultural Show Committee organises a very popular annual competition for gardeners in the village. The show features many classes including fruit and vegetables, crafts, cookery and art and appeals to all ages and abilities