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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16th Mar 2020

THE SCOUT ASSOCIATION’S CURRENT RESPONSE TO CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)

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18th Jan 2020

Inspire Somerset 2020

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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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Upcoming events

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Event
County Beaver Fun Day @ Crealy Park
When

19th Sep

Time

All Day

Location

Crealy Theme Park & Resort

Event
County AGM
When

20th Sep

Time

All Day

Location

TBC

Event
Young Leader Training Weekend
When

03rd Oct - 04th Oct

Time

All Day

Location

Huish Woods Scout Campsite, West Hatch, Taunton, UK

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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