Running a Scout Troop
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.
Programme planning for Scouts
Our new tool is a one-stop programme planning shop. You can use it to get organised and get going.
Welcoming Scouts and moving on
Whether you’re welcoming the shyest of new Scouts, or need help preparing the eldest for Explorers, we’ve got you covered.
The YouShape Award makes it even easier to embed being youth shaped into your programme. At the same time, it’ll help young people work with their leaders to learn leadership skills that they’ll use for the rest of their lives.
There's lots of resources now available to support leaders deliver amazing programmes, here’s a list of places to find information and things you could try.