We provide fun, challenge and adventure to
over 400,000 girls and boys across the UK
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About us

The Scout Association is the largest mixed volunteer-led organisation for young people in the UK. We have over half a million members including young people aged 6-25 and adult volunteers.

Scouting exists to make young people’s lives better, helping them to realise their full potential and take their place in society.

Watch this video to take a closer look at the difference Scouting is making to communities around the UK.

Learn more about our organisation, our structure and our history on these pages. You can also read our annual report and impact report and learn about our Skills for Life Strategy.


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Charity Numbers 306101 (England and Wales) and SC038437 (Scotland).
Registered address: The Scout Association, Gilwell Park, Chingford, London, England E4 7QW