We prepare more young people with the skills for life, supported by amazing leaders who deliver inspiring programmes. We are growing, more inclusive, shaped by young people and making a bigger impact across the Forest of Dean.

All our volunteers are do everything they can to get Scouting up and running again. Each Scout Group will open when it is safe to do so. To find out more, click here.

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Young people first:

safeguarding and safety in Scouting

Wherever we go and whatever we do, we put young people’s safety and well-being first. 

Here's how.

Questions? Give us a call on 0345 300 1818.

Safeguarding concerns? Contact our team directly at safeguarding@scouts.org.uk

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Find out more about Scouting at:
Gloucestershire Scouts
The Scout Association

Contact us

0345 300 1818


Open 8am-7pm weekdays and

9am-midday on Saturdays