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Gillingham Scouts

What we do

We are the UK's largest mixed youth organisation offering 6- to 25-year-olds fun and challenging activities, unique experiences, everyday adventure and the chance to help others so that we make a positive impact in communities.

Scouts helps children and young adults reach their full potential. Scouts develop skills including teamwork, time management, leadership, initiative, planning, communication, self-motivation, cultural awareness and commitment. We help young people to get jobs, save lives and even change the world.

Skills for Life

Scouts take part in activities as diverse as kayaking, abseiling, expeditions overseas, photography, climbing and zorbing. As a Scout you can learn survival skills, first aid, computer programming, or even how to fly a plane. There's something for every young person. It's a great way to have fun, make friends, get outdoors, express your creativity and experience the wider world.

Adult volunteers

This everyday adventure is possible thanks to our adult volunteers, who support Scouts in a wide range of roles from working directly with young people, to helping manage a Group, to being a charity Trustee. We help volunteers get the most out of their experiences at Scouts by providing opportunities for adventure, training, fun and friendship.

Our award-winning training scheme for volunteers means that adults get as much from Scouts as young people. Our approach focuses on what you want to get out of volunteering with Scouts, while respecting how much time you can offer. Over 90% of Scout volunteers say that their skills and experiences have been useful in their work or personal life.

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Photo gallery

Infinity & Beyond - Moon Boot Walk
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Jungle Bellz 9
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Infinity & Beyond - Blast Off
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Infinity & Beyond - Mars Rovers
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Infinity & Beyond - Alien Gloop
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Infinity & Beyond - Microscopes
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Jungle Bellz 7
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      Charity number 303387

Useful links

National website scouts.org.uk

County website kentscouts.org.uk

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