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Being a Scout Section Leader

Week by week, thousands of ordinary people show up at Scout meetings to empower young people to learn new skills, make new friends and learn to stand on their own two feet. No two weeks are the same, but the impact you make is always great.

Running your Troop

Getting to grips with the basics? We’ve put together everything you need to keep your section running smoothly.

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Programme planning for Scouts

Our new tool is a one-stop programme planning shop: use it to get organised and get going.

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Moving between sections

Whether you’re welcoming the shyest of new Scouts, or need help preparing the eldest for Explorers, we’ve got you covered.

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Our Strategy - Skills for Life

Help support our goal to deliver more young people the skills they need in life

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Programme Updates:

Socially distanced and online Scout activities

Some ideas to get you started (if you feel ready). Choose from a mix of digital and socially distanced ideas for meetings, activities, and adventures.

Discover the activities


Delivering the programme over Zoom can be hard work, so we’ve put together videos to help.

See the videos