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Scout Active Support

There are a number of National Active Support Units which support various activities in Scouts across the UK and overseas.

Many provide support and resources available to Section Leaders and local Groups, while a few undertake specific specialised activities in partnership with UK Headquarter teams.

Here is a list of the current National Active Support Units with a brief description of the active support each Unit provides to Scouts.

Scout Active Support Volunteer Roles

These volunteer roles are instrumental in the setup and running of a Scout Active Support Unit.

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Scout Active Support Essentials introduces Scout Active Support and outlines its purpose. It defines roles within the Unit, training requirements and the service agreement.

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This page provides information on how to start a unit, unit structure, membership and service agreements.

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National Scout Active Support Units

Find out more about what NSASU's are closest to you.

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