Forest of Dean District Scouts

Every week Scouts gives almost half a million people aged 4-25 the skills they need for school, college, university, the job interview, the important speech, the tricky challenge and the big dreams: the skills they need for life.

We want as many people as possible to enjoy Scouts and be a part of what we do. If you want to join our adventure then use the buttons below to contact us through the Scouts national website.

Scouting in the Forest of Dean is growing. With 17 groups and more than 800 young people and volunteers across the County, now is the perfect time to get involved.





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‘Scouts was the first step on a journey that led to me becoming an astronaut. With the right skills, anything is possible.’

Tim Peake

Safeguarding and Safety in Scouting

Where we go and whatever we do, we put young people’s safety and well-being first. To find out more click here.

If you have a safeguarding concern you can contact the Scouts Safeguarding Team directly at safeguarding@scouts.org.uk.

About Us

We are proud members of Gloucestershire Scouts and The Scout Association UK – visit the links to find out more.