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 Squirrels, then 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.

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Could you be Croydon District’s Next Lead Volunteer?

Are you looking for a new opportunity? Would you like to develop your leadership skills? Croydon District is going through a period of transformation along with the rest of the…

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Operation Red Flare 2024 Results

Thanks again to everyone who helped out with Operation Red Flare this year. The results can be seen in the pdf below. Congratulations to the Bviator’s from Cheam Aviators who…

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National Scout Rifle Championships 2023

This year, 21-22 October, at the National Shooting Centre, Bisley, GLSW saw Scouts and Scouters from 1st Hampton Hill (1HH), 3rd Hampton Hill (3HH), 1st Hook (1H), 1st North Sutton…

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Royal Kingston/GLSW Air Gun Competition

This was held on September 24th 2023. Nine Scout Groups/ Troops and five E.S.U.s from the County took part. Full results have been sent to all the participants. The winners…

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Inspiring Talks – Opportunity for Scouts

For the past two years 1st Twickenham has put on an ‘inspiring talks programme’. They have had Mark Wood, Arctic Explorer and Simon Yates of Touching the Void fame. This coming January they…

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Explorer Belt 2024

The Explorer Belt is the challenge of a lifetime It’s a 10-day expedition that will bring you a deeper understanding of one of our European neighbours, their culture and way…

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