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Volunteering at Scouts is changing to help us reach more young people

Volunteering is changing to help us reach more young people

Volunteering is changing at Scouts. Read more

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Youth Investment Fund

The Youth Investment Fund is an opportunity to bid for a new Scout hut, or develop what you have. The fund is open until 2024 and projects need to be completed by March 2025. You'll need to be in an eligible area to apply. 

Learn all about the fund

Building insurance

Property insurance includes buildings on your property and covers the cost of rebuilding or repairing buildings. Most Groups will own contents and equipment, some of which could be costly to replace. Contents or All Risks insurance covers the cost of replacing equipment that has been stolen, lost or damaged. Our Scout Property and Equipment policy Our Scout Property and Equipment Policy is designed for Scouting to provide a flexible package to suit your individual needs.

Visit the Unity Insurance website


Guidance on managing asbestos, water at risk of legionella, tree safety guidelines and falls from a height.

Learn more about Site Maintenance and Compliance


This guidance takes you through a selection of common areas requiring safety checks and provides signposting to further guidance. Including links to an example fire safety checklist, fire safety action plan and fire safety risk management document.

Learn more about safety


To prepare an agreement with regard to property and equipment to be adhered to by the Sponsoring Authority and the Group and to be recorded annually by the District Secretary.

Find out more about sponsorship