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County Commissioner

Greater London South West County have welcomed a new County Commissioner. Owen Purcell has been appointed County Commissioner as of 14th July 2021. 

Introduction to Owen

Volunteering. It's #GoodForYou.

Volunteering’s not just about giving back – it goes both ways. It improves your wellbeing, gives you skills for the future, and helps you make new friends (and memories).

Find an opportunity which is #GoodForYou today.

Applications now open for Unit Leaders for the World Scout Jamboree 2023!

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Readiness Level

We are currently at the Green level of readiness. This means sections most restrictions have been removed and international trips may now take place. For more details check out the Scout Association Website.

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Our Sections

Welcome to Greater London South West Scouts, we have over 10,000 members scouting across the Richmond, Royal Borough Kingston, Sutton, Wimbledon and Wandle and Croydon boroughs. With our sections starting from Beavers, moving to Cubs and then the options of Scouts, Sea Scouts and Air Scouts all manner of activities and adventures are provided. 

After Scouts our Young people move to Explorers and onto Network. We welcome everybody to our scouting family and we are looking forward to meeting you. Please fill in our contact form and we will be in touch shortly.

What's Happening?

All the latest news for you and your Scouts!

SPACES STILL AVAILABLE NRSA Course for Adults (Air Rifle and Pistol) (More Dates Announced)

There will be a course for the National Smallbore Rifle Association's Youth Proficiency Scheme Tutor Diploma over the weekend of September 18th /19th...

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Scout Cooking Competition Full Details Released

All the details for the County Scout Cooking Competition have now been released.  For all the details click the link...

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Entries for Operation Red Flare now open!

Entries are now open for Red Flare this year! The event will be held at Boidierhurst on 27th/28th November. For further details check out the link...

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Young people first: safeguarding and safety in Scouting

Wherever we go and whatever we do, we put young people’s safety and wellbeing first.

Safeguarding concerns? Contact our Safeguarding Team directly safeguarding@glswscouts.org.uk


Upcoming events

County Explorer Mountaineering Weekend
28th October 2021, 17:00 -
31st October 2021, 14:00

'Operation Red Flare' (Explorer night hike) - Boidier Hurst
27th - 28th November 2021

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