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Scouts - 10½ to 14 years

Jump in and get muddy. Give back and get set. Scouts ignore the butterflies and go for it, and soon so will you.

Being a Scout

When you join Scouts, you'll be introduced to lots of new activities, people and things.

Find out about being a Scout >

Scouts Awards

Scouts start small but think big, always challenging themselves to do more and be more. It starts with an award. Who knows where it might lead?

Learn about Awards >

Activity & Staged Badges

Master something you love, or try something shiny and new. If it spurs you on or stirs your interest, we've probably got a badge for it.

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Moving up to Explorers

Eventually, it'll be time embrace your next big adventure.

Learn about Explorers >

Uniform and badge placement

You don't need a uniform to join Scouts. But once you've settled in, you'll start speedily earning badges, and you'll need to know where to put them.

What to wear at Scouts
Scout leaders

All of our leaders are trained volunteers working to make Scouts the best it can be, but we don't just need swashbuckling adventurers to lead our expeditions. We also need tidy-uppers and tea-makers and great listeners from all walks of life - for as much or as little time as they can spare.

Learn about Volunteering >

Scout section events for the year

Duchess of Cambridge visits 12th Northolt Scout Group
HRH Duchess of Cambridge visiting 12th Northolt Scout Group

29 September 2020

HRH The Duchess of Cambridge marks start of Joint Presidency by thanking Scouts volunteers.

We're so pleased to announce that HRH The Duchess of Cambridge today becomes Joint President of the Scouts, working alongside HRH The Duke of Kent to champion the power of Scouting and oversee the council - our governing body.

The Duchess' first engagement as Joint President was a visit to 12th Northolt Scouts to thank them and all Scouts volunteers for supporting young people during lockdown. Making whirly bird helicopters with Cubs, she also encouraged Beaver Scouts as they made cards to send to a local care home.

See the stories at on The Scouts website and The Mail Online.

 
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