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6 to 8 years

8 to 10.5 years

10.5 to 14 years

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14 to 18 Years


  1. 11 of the 12 people to walk on the moon were Scouts.
  2. Scouts have stood on the summit of Everest and at the South Pole.
  3. We offer over 200 activities from abseiling and coding to drama and archery.
  4. A quarter of UK Scouting’s membership is female.
  5. Volunteering just two hours of your time a month makes a huge difference to the lives of young people.
  6. 1 person began Scouting in 1907; today nearly 550,000 Scouts (young people and volunteers) now take part in the UK and 40 million around the world.
  7. What have Bear Grylls, David Beckham, Tim Peake, Paul McCartney, The Duchess of Cambridge, Richard Branson and Jamie Oliver all got in common? They were (or are) all Scouts.
  8. We have high public perception - Scouting is the most frequently named out of school activity.
  9. Scouts are public spirited – all our leaders are volunteers and nearly half (47%) volunteer outside of Scouting as well.
  10. In 2014, Scouts was voted the UK’s most practical charity