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Over 80 Scouts got the opportunity to grill a senior MP and member of the Shadow Cabinet at the first ever Scouts Question Time.

Around 5,6000 young people turned up at Gilwell Park last weekend for our annual Beaver and Cub Fundays

The education select committee published its findings on services for young people on Thursday. The committee gathered evidence from a range of national and local organisations that work with young people.

The search has begun for this year’s recipients of Scout Birthday Badges.

A group of Cub Scouts held the first ever Pack meeting in Parliament to promote Volunteers’ Week.

On 7 June, Chief Scout Bear Grylls is donating his birthday in support of our campaign to raise £30,000 for a new climbing tower and safety equipment at Woodhouse Park National Activity Centre.

It’s Volunteers’ Week so there’s no better time for you to join our team of exceptional volunteers and make a real difference to young people’s lives.

Since the quest was started to find 8,000 bearers for the London 2012 Olympic Torch, it’s clear that Scouting has a legion of unsung heroes to nominate for selection.

This weekend 920 adults from across the United Kingdom came together at Gilwell Park to share their hopes for the 22nd World Scout Jamboree in Sweden.

A pilot project has been a roaring success with Groups performing tasks to improve their local areas and the lives of those who live there.

Upcoming Events

Feb
25
Sun
2018
10:00 am County Cooking Competition (Scou... @ Stevenage
County Cooking Competition (Scou... @ Stevenage
Feb 25 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
http://www.hertfordshirescouts.org.uk/scouts/scout-events/cooking-competition/
Feb
26
Mon
2018
7:30 pm Bushcraft (Module 6) @ Warners End Scout HQ
Bushcraft (Module 6) @ Warners End Scout HQ
Feb 26 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Full details will be sent by email to those registered. There are NO places available on the night – this is for pre-regisered attendees only.
Mar
3
Sat
2018
all-day Chiltern Challenge (older Scouts... @ Phasels Wood
Chiltern Challenge (older Scouts... @ Phasels Wood
Mar 3 – Mar 4 all-day
https://www.hertfordshirescouts.org.uk/upcoming-events/dates/chiltern-challenge/http://www.hertfordshirescouts.org.uk/explorer-scouts/chiltern-challenge/
Mar
5
Mon
2018
7:30 pm Bushcraft (Leatherwork session –... @ Warners End Scout HQ
Bushcraft (Leatherwork session –... @ Warners End Scout HQ
Mar 5 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Full details will be sent by email to those registered. There are NO places available on the night – this is for pre-regisered attendees only.
Mar
9
Fri
2018
7:00 pm NSRA Air Rifle Shooting Tutor’s ... @ Gilwell Park
NSRA Air Rifle Shooting Tutor’s ... @ Gilwell Park
Mar 9 @ 7:00 pm – Mar 11 @ 4:00 pm
This two day course covers the law, range requirements, personal skills, maintenance and developmental techniques for leading air rifle sessions. Participants will leave with a Youth Proficiency Scheme qualification from the National Small-bore Rifle Association. How[...]
Mar
10
Sat
2018
10:00 am Bushcraft Practical Day @ TBC
Bushcraft Practical Day @ TBC
Mar 10 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Full details will be sent by email to those registered. There are NO places available on the night – this is for pre-regisered attendees only.
Mar
18
Sun
2018
9:15 am Powerboat Course for Scouts @ Bury Lake Young Mariners (BLYM)
Powerboat Course for Scouts @ Bury Lake Young Mariners (BLYM)
Mar 18 @ 9:15 am – 4:30 pm
Power Coxswain Badge Day flyer for YP
Mar
19
Mon
2018
7:30 pm Bushcraft (Leatherwork session –... @ Warners End Scout HQ
Bushcraft (Leatherwork session –... @ Warners End Scout HQ
Mar 19 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Full details will be sent by email to those registered. There are NO places available on the night – this is for pre-regisered attendees only.