Skills for Life

As Scouts, we believe in preparing young people with Skills for Life.

25 Scout Groups located throughout Richmond upon Thames, 12 Explorer Scout Units, a specialised Scout Boating Centre in the middle of Richmond town and a total membership of over 2,700 people – we’re doing more, learning more and being more.

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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12th Sep 2021

Bushy tails for 4 to 5 years old

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8th Sep 2021

District Shop reopens

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8th Sep 2021

District Conference and AGM this Sunday

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6th Sep 2021

It’s Green – but life isn’t like we used to know it

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Upcoming events

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Event
Explorer Moors Weekend – remote camping
When

23rd Oct - 25th Oct

Time

All Day

Location

Dartmoor

Event
Explorer Mountain Weekend – hill walking
When

28th Oct - 31st Oct

Time

All Day

Location

Snowdonia

Event
Operation Red Flare
When

27th Nov - 28th Nov

Time

All Day

Location

Boidier Hurst Scout Camp

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Adult training

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

25th Sep

Time

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location

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

Event
Autumn Navigation Training Day (updated 13/9/21)
When

26th Sep

Time

All Day

Location

Bentley Copse Scout Activity Centre

Event
Woodbadge training modules – 11, 13, 17 and 19
When

09th Oct

Time

9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Location

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

Do more. Share more. Be more.

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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