• Go Pond Dipping!

    Fish out your net, a tray & wellies and hop on down to your local pond

  • 11 of the best unofficial camping rules

  • How to watch the solar eclipse

  • International Women's Day

  • Top 10 Caves

    Our guide to the world's best caves and why you should visit all

  • More fun. More choice. More adventure.

    A new Programme means Scouts is now even better!

What we do

Every year we help 450,000 young people in the UK enjoy new adventures; to experience the outdoors; interact with others, gain confidence and have the opportunity to reach their full potential.

Working alongside our youth members are thousands of adult volunteers, with a huge variety of roles and opportunities available.

Bear says...

'Two things matter in life: following your dreams and looking after your friends. That's what I love about Scouts.'


Bear Grylls
Chief Scout

Scouts on YouTube

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  • Hannah's #YouShape vlog with Jay and Jagz

  • How to make a Scout Pancake

  • More fun. More choice. The 2015 Programme Refresh

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Parent and Carer FAQ

Got a question about Scouts?

Take a look at our FAQ for parents and carers, or search for your nearest group to find out about activities happening near you.


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23rd World Scout Jamboree

Tens of thousands of Scouts will converge on Kirara-hama, Japan.  The Jamboree gives Scouts from across the world the chance to join in exciting activities.

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