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  • Skills For Life - our strategic plan

    Skills For Life - our strategic plan

    As Scouts, we believe in preparing young people with skills for life. We bring communities together and contribute to society. Above all, we aim to build better futures.Each week almost half a million young people enjoy fun, friendship and outdoor adventure. They develop a sense of optimism and strong values as well as the leadership and teamwork skills that are more valuable today than ever before. Our plan for the next five years is simple. We need to build on our recent success and focus on the challenges we face. Our volunteers do not always get the support they need. The public do not always understand what we do and we are not seen as relevant or open enough. Despite these challenges, Scouting achieves remarkable things. Our previous plan, Scouting for All, inspired 834 new sections to start in areas of deprivation since 2013. We now help over 462,000 young people aged 6-18 (including 102,000 girls) get the best possible start in life. It inspired our community...

  • Swindon Scouts Regatta

    Swindon Scouts Regatta

    6th - 8th July 2018 Great event for Scouts and Explorers, hosted by 1st Swindon Sea Scout Group. Places are running out fast so if you want to go, get your forms in asap More information Application form ...

  • Gold DofE success for Swindon North

    Gold DofE success for Swindon North

    Odyssey Network members Alex Knapp, Alice Moore and Patricia Woods - Anan were presented with their Gold DofE awards at Buckingham Palace. After meeting with HRH The Earl of Wessex (Prince Edward) they're awards were presented by British Sailing Team member David 'Freddie' Carr.  All...

  • Skills For Life

    Skills For Life

    Our Vision By 2023 we will have prepared more young people with skills for life, supported by amazing leaders delivering an inspiring programme. We will be growing, more inclusive, shaped by young people and making a bigger impact in our communities. Our Vision for 2023 ...

  • 17th Swindon win County Cooking Competition

    Many congratulations to 17th Swindon on winning the County Cooking Competition. This is the first time a Swindon North Troop has won the county competition. The team now go on to represent Wiltshire at the regional competition on 29th April. ...

  • Christmas Concert

    Christmas Concert

    Tickets are now available for our Christmas Concert. To get hold of some you can email the box office or find us at various district events and nights. There are a limited number of seats, so get in early so you donít miss out! ...

  • Scout Christmas Post

    Scout Christmas Post

    All profits go to run Scouting in Swindon and the surrounding area. Please DO NOT USE scout post stamps on cards posted through Royal Mail post boxes. They are not valid and the receiver of the card will have to pay a surcharge. Christmas cards must be properly addressed including postcode and...

  • Summit Talks

    Summit Talks

    Older Scouts, Explorers and Network are invited to join us for talks about our future. The Scout Association are reviewing everything, including uniforms- do you want a say in that? We want to hear your views on top awards like the DofE, partnerships with NCS, what exactly is Network and how do...

  • Queen's Scout Award

    Queen's Scout Award

    Alex Knapp, from Phoenix Archer Explorer Unit has ben awarded his Queen's Scout Award. This is the top award in scouting and goes with his DofE Gold award.  ...

  • Roverway 2018

    Roverway 2018

    Applications to participate in Roverway 2018 are open.  This is a fantastic event for 16.to 22 year olds.  For more information, visit the Wiltshire Jamboree website for an application form or the UK Jamboree website ...

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