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Early years - 4 to 6 years

Try new things. Make new friends. Joining early years is just the beginning of your big adventure.

Being an Early Years Scout

When you join early years scouts, you'll be introduced to lots of new activities, people and things. Here's everything you need to know.

Learn about being an Early Years Scout >


Completing awards challenges you to do more, learn more and be more. See what’s on offer and start your journey to the top...

Discover the amazing awards >

Activity stickers coming soon!

Become an expert in something you love, or try something shiny and new. There’s a sticker to suit each and every Early years scout.

Moving up to Beavers

Eventually, it’ll be time to say farewell to early years and embrace your next big adventure with the Beavers.

Find out about Beavers >

Find your local Group

Early years uniform

You don't need a uniform to join. But once you've settled in, you'll be wanting to feel one of the team by purchasing a uniform. 

What to wear at Early Years
Early Years Leaders

All of our leaders are trained volunteers, working to make sure Scouting is safe and open to all. Some lead the section week in and week out. Others visit occasionally to help run a session or drop in to share their skills. No matter how much time you have to spare, find out about volunteering on your own terms.

Find out how you could get involved >