Think You Know Scouting?
‘Scouting’s 500,000 members are an inspiration. It’s great to see it. It’s all about friendship and fun and adventure – people who might not normally have the chance for adventure. Scouts are shining lights in their communities.’
Bear Grylls, Chief Scout
Scouting offers fun, challenge and everyday adventure to 400,000 young people and 100,000 adults across the UK
Over 200 activities …
We offer everything from abseiling and archery to drama, street sports and water zorbing.
Across five age ranges …
Beaver Scouts (6-8 years)
Cub Scouts (8-10½)
Scouts (10½-14 years)
Explorer Scouts (14-18 years)
Scout Network (18-25 years)
We have a positive 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