Skills for Life

Are you aged 4-25 years old? See what Blackdown Scouts could offer you!

From Squirrels, Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Explorers all the way to Network!

Welcome to Blackdown District

Blackdown District has 22 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 has never been higher and as the pandemic recedes we expect this demand to get even higher!

Volunteer!

There is a whole world of opportunities waiting for you when you volunteer with Blackdown Scouts whether you can offer a little time or a lot!

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Latest news

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20th May 2022

Duke of Edinburgh Gold!

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17th May 2022

Wiveliscombe to Bishops Lydeard JOTT ’22!

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17th May 2022

Squirrels Make the News!

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9th May 2022

Ten Tors in the News!

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Upcoming events

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Event
The Tour De Somerset – Ilminster to Chard section…is coming!
When

22nd May

Time

10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Location

Summervale Surgery, Ilminster

Event
District AGM @ Tangier
When

24th May

Time

All Day

Location

Tangier, Scout HQ

Event
District Beaver Camp @ Huish Wood
When

11th Jun - 12th Jun

Time

All Day

Location

Huish Woods

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Joining

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Nature and the outdoors are languages that can be learned. Once you identify a beech tree, tie a clove hitch or cook a simple meal over a fire that you’ve built yourself, you’ll never forget it.'
Bear Grylls, Chief Scout Bear Grylls