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News | 9th September 2021

Announcing Squirrels for 4–5 year olds: inspiring a new generation with skills for life

Our first new age range in Scouts for 35 years.

Updates | 20th July 2020

WATCH - How we've explored Scouts for four and five year olds

What the experts found about early years as a potential new provision.

Blogs | 15th June 2020

Reflections from the early years’ pilots

While we continue to assess the impact that Scouts for 4 and 5 year olds could have, we spoke to parents and volunteers who’ve been involved

Blogs | 16th March 2020

Recruiting volunteers – how one early years’ pilot is doing it

A range of new leaders have been recruited to volunteer at a pilot in Cornwall that’s trialling Scouts for 4 and 5 year olds. We spoke to a leader from the pilot to learn more about how they did it.

Blogs | 18th February 2020

Looking into Scouts for 4 and 5 year olds through the partner-led model

The pilots trialling Scouts for 4 and 5 year olds are being tested out using three different models. The partner-led model is when a group is run through an early years partner such as a nursery or school. We visited a partner-led pilot at a school in the West Midlands to see how they’re getting along.

Blogs | 21st January 2020

The family-led Scouting trials

A leader at an early years pilot trialling the family-led model shares his insights into how it's going.