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The book that started it all off – as you’ve never seen it before!

Thanks to Chief Scout Bear Grylls for his appearance in the video below and The Scout Association, we’ve new editions of Scouting for Boys ready for the 21st-century. The book that began it all…as you’ve never seen it before. The book that

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Scouting in 3 words?

Given half the chance we know you’d wax lyrical about Scouting – but what if words were precious and you could only choose three…what would they be? We asked our Chief Scout Bear Grylls and this is what he said.

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Gone Home: Sir Garth Morrison KT CBE DL 1943–2013

It has been announced by Scottish Headquarters that former Chief Scout Sir Garth Morrison KT CBE has gone home. It is with great sadness that I have to inform you that Sir W Garth Morrison, KT, CBE, RN Honorary President

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Local volunteers recognised by Chief Scout, Bear Grylls

’Scouts are shining lights in their communities’ - Bear Gyrlls, Chief Scout

Scouting couldn’t give young people their everyday adventure without our volunteers. Many of our leaders and supporters have been doing it for very many years and continue to contribute a lot of their spare time to do so. The Chief

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The Scouting Memorial Project is fundraising to build and maintain a Scouting memorial at the National Memorial Arboretum. Help us remember the service given by all members, especially those who have suffered through conflict. Find out more about the initiative and ways of giving by visiting