Skills for Life

Are you aged 6-25 years old? See what Blackdown Scouts could offer you!

Welcome to Blackdown District

Blackdown District has 21 Groups based in the towns and villages spread across from Wiveliscombe in the west to Crewkerne in the east.

The numbers of young people involved in Scouting is growing having risen for the last three years.

Adult volunteers

The Scouts award-winning training scheme for volunteers means that adults get as much from Scouts as young people.

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Latest news

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23rd Jun 2019

Cubs get back to basics

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8th Jun 2019

Beavers get shipshape!

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30th Apr 2019

Taunton St George’s Parade 2019

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23rd Mar 2019

Could you be the Temporary Manager of Huish Woods?

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Upcoming events

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Young Leader Training Weekend

31st Jan - 02nd Feb


All Day


Huish Woods Campsite

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Put your phone down and what are you left with? Just teamwork, courage and the skills to succeed.’
Bear Grylls, Chief Scout Bear Grylls