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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9th Oct 2019

Panto in Hounslo(w)

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23rd Sep 2019

Blow your trumpet (or play any instrument?)

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19th Sep 2019

Hungary for adventure?

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11th Sep 2019

Make us (more) Visible

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Upcoming events

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Event
QSA, Gold DofE and wild country training
When

23rd Oct - 26th Oct

Time

All Day

Location

GLSW Scout Base, North Wales

Event
Scarefest
When

25th Oct - 27th Oct

Time

All Day

Location

Gilwell

Event
Protected: Cubs Swimming gala
When

16th Nov

Time

Evening

Location

Hanworth Pool

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Adult training

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Event
Protected: Woodbadge training modules – 11, 13, 17 and GDPR
When

26th Oct

Time

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location

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

Event
Protected: Safeguarding
When

02nd Nov

Time

9:30 am - 11:30 am

Location

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

Event
Protected: First Aid (First Response) One Day Training Course
When

16th Nov

Time

All Day

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