There’s a world of resources available for our volunteer leaders to help them run the best programme for our young people.

Resources from the Scouts

There are over a thousand activities on the Scout website, linked to special events, badges and awards for all ages from 4 to 25 and covering all skills we learn at Scouts.

Plus there are new pages detailing the different occasions and events each term with links to activities that work.

Resources from us

Check out these resource ideas from volunteers within our own district.

Happy Holi

An introduction to the Hindu festival of colours. You will need Powder paint or coloured powderWater balloons or water pistols ...

Forging our beliefs

Where do our beliefs, opinions and faiths come from? It's a question that many of our Scouts might contemplate in ...

Fun with the Festival of Lights

A way to introduce the festival of lights, Diwali. You will need A traditional terracotta oil lamp or a picture ...

Kapa Haka

An activity to teach the Māori ceremonial dance, the Haka. You will need A video of the haka being performed ...
four scouts taking a selfie photograph

Hello, Goodbye

A quick activity to introduce new foreign languages. You will need A few phrases in a variety of languages printed ...
Two female scouts wearing headscarves

What am I wearing?

An easy activity to introduce the idea of people from different religions wearing different things and how it aids their ...

What is on my plate?

An activity to introduce food choices in different religions and how more inclusive food choices can be given You will ...
A group of Scouts at London Pride

Pride Month

June is Pride month – a month dedicated to celebrating LGBTQ+ communities all around the world. Why June? The Progress ...

The YouShape award: why it’s different and what impact will it have?

The best Scouts have always been Youth shaped, allowing our young people the chance to make a difference and change ...

First Aid Training

We think it's important that all of our volunteer leaders are first aid trained so they can be prepared for ...