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What we do

Every year we help 400,000 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.

Why get involved

'Two things matter in life: following your dreams and looking after your friends. This is what I love about Scouting.

'It’s about doing great things, loving and enjoying the great adventures and helping others to do the same.'

Bear Grylls
Chief Scout

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  • For young people, by young people

    The Explorers at 237th Birmingham make plenty of fun for themselves, including boating to snowsports - as captured by Explorer Daniel Barnett.

  • I am Noah

    Six-year-old Beaver Scout Noah wants your help to give more boys and girls the chance to have everyday adventure with Scouts.

     

  • What Cubs really think

    Cubs from Sheffield told us about their favourite Scout moments and we recreated them with minifigs

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