Skills for Life

As Scouts, we believe in preparing young people with Skills for Life. We encourage young people to do more, learn more and be more. Each week, we help over 460,000 young people across the UK enjoy fun and adventure while developing the skills they need to succeed, now and in the future.

Welcome to Richmond upon Thames District

The Scouts are the UK’s biggest mixed youth organisation; we change lives by offering 6 to 25-year-olds fun and challenging activities, unique experiences, everyday adventure and the chance to help others so that we make a positive impact in communities.

Scouts helps children and young adults reach their full potential. Scouts develop skills including teamwork, time management, leadership, initiative, planning, communication, self-motivation, cultural awareness and commitment. We help young people to get jobs, save lives and even change the world.

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Adult volunteers

The Scouts award-winning training scheme for volunteers means that adults get as much from Scouts as young people.

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Latest news

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14th Nov 2019

And the winners are….

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10th Nov 2019

Remembrance Day 2019

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1st Nov 2019

We know you’re out there…..

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27th Oct 2019

Black Rod praises Explorers

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Upcoming events

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Event
Operation Red Flare
When

23rd Nov - 24th Nov

Time

6:00 pm - 6:00 am

Location

Otford, Kent

Event
Open Airgun Competition
When

07th Dec - 08th Dec

Time

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location

1st Hook Scout Group, Verona Drive, Hook, KT6 5AJ

Event
District Skating
When

09th Dec

Time

Evening

Location

Hampton Court Palace

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Adult training

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Event
Protected: Woodbadge training modules – 8, 9, 14 and 15
When

23rd Nov

Time

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location

3rd Hampton Scout HQ, 59 Percy Road, Hampton, TW12 2JT

Event
Protected: Woodbadge training modules – 16 and 18
When

30th Nov

Time

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location

3rd Hampton Scout HQ, 59 Percy Road, Hampton, TW12 2JT

Event
Protected: Getting Started training
When

07th Dec

Time

9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Location

3rd Hampton Scout HQ, 59 Percy Road, Hampton, TW12 2JT

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I want the public to know how Scouting continues to open young people’s eyes to a world of extraordinary promise and possibilities.'
Bear Grylls, Chief Scout Bear Grylls