Congratulations – National Awards

The Scout Association believes in recognising the achievements and commitments of the Leaders and volunteers through awards that are made for gallantry and meritorious conduct, and outstanding and excellent service. I am very pleased to announce that today the West Sussex Roll of Honour has been published and two of our Leaders have been recognised …

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9 out of 10 people say Scouts develop active listening as a skill for life.

New YouGov research has revealed that better listening is the key to happiness and productivity at home, work, and in wider society. Significantly, it has also revealed that more than 9 out of 10 UK adults believe Scouts helps young people to develop the active listening skills needed for success. The poll found that nearly …

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We would like to say thank you to all of our volunteers.

Our Founder’s birthday is an occasion for Scouts everywhere to celebrate. Today, 22 February, we recall our Scouting adventures, meet our Scouting friends, proudly wear our scarves and celebrate the great diversity of our worldwide Movement. Today is also a time for us to renew our commitment to creating a better world. The Founder believed the …

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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. Here's how.