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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

Discover what this means

Planning your programme

There're lots of resources to support volunteers in planning amazing programmes, but it can be hard to work out what’s new and where to find it. Here are some great ideas, such as our occasion and events calendars, to inspire an exciting term of ideas!

Activity finder

Whether you're looking for an adventure, a recipe, a game, a craft or something else, our activity finder's bursting with programme ideas.

Use the activity finder >
Top Awards

From your first Chief's Scout Award to The King's Scout Award, anything is possible. Discover our Top Awards available to each section, from Squirrels to Network.

Top Awards for young people >
Occasions and events

Get inspired by our occasions and events calendars. You'll find activity ideas for occasions and events throughout the year.

Check out the calendars >
Nights Away, including camping

Nights Away events are a fantastic part of Scouts, helping young people to try new things and make amazing memories with friends.

Discover more about Nights Away >
Outdoor in 24

Whether it's spending one meeting outside, running a day trip, going on a Nights Away event or doing the Outdoors in 24 challenge, we’re encouraging Scouts to get outdoors in 2024.

How will you get Outdoors in 24? >
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.

Explore badges >
Our programme blog

Our programme blog is bursting with fun ideas, from book activities to wide games and ice-breakers to circle games. 

Check out the blogs >
Using our programme planning tool

Our programme planning tool is here to help you get organised and plan fantastic sessions. It's currently available for Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Explorers.

Use the programme planning tool >