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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29th Jan 2021

St George’s Big Weekend 2021

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27th Oct 2020

Blackdown’s Camp at Home Virtual Camp!

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23rd Sep 2020

Blackdown’s Camp At Home. Badge Design Competition

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16th Mar 2020


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Upcoming events

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Huish Woods 60th Birthday District Camp 2021

24th Sep - 26th Sep


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