Scouts (10½-14½)

Explore the world, challenge yourself

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. Here’s everything you need to know.

Find out more about being a Scout >


Scouts uniform and badge placement

You don’t need a uniform to join. 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 >

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.

Explore activity badges >

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

Find out about volunteering >

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