Coronavirus (Covid-19):- From Thursday 27 January 2022 we move back to the Green Readiness Level!  This change means that all Scouting activities can resume so long as they are safe to do so and following the remaining guidance, please remember that all activities should still be managed in a COVID responsible manner. For more information click here to visit to UK Scouts Covid-19 readiness pages.

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What is Scouting?

The Scout Association is the largest co-educational youth movement in the UK, Scouting provides adventurous activities and personal development opportunities for 400,000 young people.

Scouting gives young people the opportunity to learn by doing, as part of a balanced programme. Our programme is a continuous progression of training, activities and awards that covers everything young people do in Scouting from the age of 6 to 25.

Who Can Be a Scout?

Scouting is open to all young people, both boys and girls, of any faith or background aged between 6 and 25. You can also join The Scout Association as an adult Volunteer if you are 18 or over.

What Do Scouts Do?

Scouts are given the opportunity to try many different activities, below are just some of the exciting activities we offer:

  • Arts and Crafts
  • Camping
  • Climbing
  • Rafting
  • High Ropes
  • Expeditions

To find out more about our activities, visit one of our sections pages (Beavers, Cubs, Scouts)

How Do I Join?

It’s Easy! Simply complete our join us form and a member of our leadership team will be in contact with you within the next few days.