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Preparing young people with skills for life

We're Scouts and everyone is welcome here. Every week, we help almost half a million people aged 4-25 develop skills for life. Are you ready to join the adventure?

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Running Scouts

Activities

Our activity finder is bursting with programme ideas, and can be searched by section, time, cost, setting, type or learning outcomes.

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Badges

Master something you love, or try something shiny and new. These badges allow a young person to gain whichever badge is appropriate to the level they have reached.

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Nights Away

Whether camping, hostelling, or sleepovers, nights away form an integral part of Scouts, which every young person should have an opportunity to take part in.

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POR

Scouts' Policy Organisation and Rules (POR) provides support and guidance to help us all run Scouts.

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Training

Learn more about the training for your role and how you can prepare young people with skills for life.

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Transforming our volunteer experience

Find out how we're transforming volunteering at Scouts to make it easier, more enjoyable and rewarding.

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What’s happening

All the latest news for you and your Scouts

Young people first: safeguarding and safety in Scouting

Wherever we go and whatever we do, we put young people’s safety and wellbeing first. Here's how.

Questions? Give us a call on 0345 300 1818.

Safeguarding concerns? Contact our team directly at safeguarding@scouts.org.uk

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