All Scout groups, sections and units are independent charities. However, those based in England and Wales may not be required to register with the Charity Commission.
Learn about your responsibilities for member record management.
Scouts have a registration system for the creation of new Groups or Districts. Read our guidance and download the registration forms.
Whatever your role, you will probably have a part to play in ensuring that accurate financial records are maintained.
All our members are covered by insurance while taking part in Scouts activities.
Learn more about how you can adapt with integrated sections, cellular cobwebs and satellite groups.
Music licensing affects all premises owned or used by Scouts, where music is played in a public place (meaning other than in a domestic setting, which includes community buildings)
Motion pictures and other audiovisual works including movies, TV programmes, or any entertainment video.
All Scout Groups, Districts and Counties who operate a minibus (either by owning, borrowing or hiring), require a Standard Bus Permit.
Here we provide Group Scout Leaders and District Teams with the necessary advice to establish an agreement with a Sponsoring Authority.
There're many reasons why the Scouts boundaries in a particular area may be reviewed.