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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
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Our thoughts are with the people of Paris

Recent events in Paris are a reminder of the changing and challenging world in which we are living.

As our young people reflect on the horrific news of innocent lives cut short, whether on social media or TV, and try to make sense of what is happening, let us think about what we can do to support them.
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Wintercamp 2016

Welcome to the sub-zero adventure! Be brave, be challenged, be amazed by this brilliant, if cold, weekend of thrills and spills for Scouts, Explorers, Guides and Rangers.

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