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Scouting – getting involved as a volunteer

It all starts with our leaders: It’s natural that as a volunteer leader in Scouting we tend to devote a lot of our time to helping our young people. But our leaders are just as import...

Into the Wild – 24 hours of mud, rain and skills for life

Two boats appear from the mist on Lake Windermere, the 11 mile expanse of water that runs through the heart of the Lake District. In one boat, the double Olympic Rowing Gold Medallist H...

ESA astronaut, Tim Peake announced as new Scout Ambassador

We’re delighted to announce that European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut, Major Tim Peake has been appointed as The Scout Association’s newest Scout Ambassador. Best known for spendin...

Four Week Challenge – Making volunteering easy

Take up the four week challenge and try Scouting for yourself. An open ended volunteering commitment can be a scary thing. For parents and other potential volunteers who might not know...

July 2017 – Trip to Kandersteg International Scout Centre, Switzerland

Our Explorers had a great week (1 to 8 July) Hiking, Climbing, Lake Swimming, Tobogganing and much more! – International Scouting at its best! The team got on well and displayed a hi...

JOIN THE ADVENTURE – Volunteer

1. Do I really have the skills you need? You don’t have to be an adventurer like Bear Grylls to get involved with Scouting. Do you have first aid knowledge? Are you good with number...

Badge support | Pioneer Activity

It’s camping season! Time for backwoods cooking, sleeping under the stars, songs, s’mores and 24-hour friendship! It’s also the perfect time for young people to get their badges a...

Scout Ambassador Anita Rani helps Cubs learn skills for life

We’ve been chatting to radio and TV presenter Anita Rani about having no fear and why she thinks Scouting is so valuable for young people from every background Anita Rani, one of our...

Explorers City Camp – Antwerp

After January’s cold survival camp, the warmth and luxury of Antwerp’s Scouthuis was brilliant! Friday night started at Braine l’Alleud train station and ended with a...
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