Skills for Life

We believe all young people have the right to an adventure. This could be a Beaver Scout spending their first night away from home or an Explorer Scout going on their first international expedition.

Welcome to County Down

We believe all young people have the right to an adventure. This could be a Beaver Scout spending their first night away from home or an Explorer Scout going on their first international expedition, but adventure is at the heart of what we do.

From abseiling down a cliff to zorbing on a lake and lighting a fire to paddling on the beach – Scouting is all about everyday adventure…

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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20th Mar 2020

The Great Indoors

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16th Mar 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Advice

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6th Feb 2020

Scouting couple hang up woggles!

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28th Jan 2020

Copeland Explorer Scout Unit

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Want to join the Adventure? Scouting is skateboarding, climbing, kayaking, camping, sailing and much much more.

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Put your phone down and what are you left with? Just teamwork, courage and the skills to succeed.’
Bear Grylls, Chief Scout Bear Grylls