What is Scouting?

Scouting offers fun, challenge and everyday adventure to 400,000 young people and 100,000 adults across the UK.
We offer everything from abseiling and archery to drama, street sports and water zorbing. 
Scouting helps 6-25 year olds grow in confidence and achieve their full potential. 

Beaver Scouts (6-8 years)
Cub Scouts (8-10½)
Scouts (10½-14 years)
Explorer Scouts (14-18 years)
Scout Network (18-25 years)
Plus . . .
Scout Active Support: flexible volunteering  for adults

We provide a postive impact on:

Young people – providing opportunities to grow in confidence and develop life skills.
Adult volunteers – providing the opportunity to develop skills and training,
Society – providing practical benefits to our communities.   

Scouting is...
•For boys and girls
•Active– over 200 activities, from archery to zorbing
•Community based - in villages, towns and cities across the UK
•Inclusive- all kinds of cultures, faiths and backgrounds
•Global- 31 million Scouts in over 200 countries across the world
•You are rarely more than 10 miles from a Scout Meeting Place
•11 of the 12 people to walk on the moon were once Scouts.
•John Lennon and Paul McCartney were both Scouts (inspiring a better quality of campfire song)

Get involved in the challenge and adventure at http://scouts.org.uk/get-involved