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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

6:00 pm 1st Apsley Scout Group AGM @ Phasels Wood
1st Apsley Scout Group AGM @ Phasels Wood
Jul 4 @ 6:00 pm
AGM is planned for Wednesday 4th July, at Phasels Wood, camp fire circle. The event starts at 6pm and will also include a sausage sizzle, some award presentations & campfire songs.
6:30 pm Jamboree 2019 Launch & 4th July ... @ Phasels Wood Activity Centre
Jamboree 2019 Launch & 4th July ... @ Phasels Wood Activity Centre
Jul 4 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Jamboree launch – Beavers & Cubs Jamboree launch – Leaders Jamboree launch – Scouts & Explorers
7:00 pm Gilwell 24 @ Gilwell Park
Gilwell 24 @ Gilwell Park
Jul 6 @ 7:00 pm – Jul 8 @ 6:00 pm
The core Gilwell 24 event is a 24 hour long day of activity and challenge running from 09:00 on Saturday straight through until 09:00 Sunday. In addition we will be hosting the warm up pre-event[...]