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The Scout Shop is Closed for Christmas. The shop re-opens on Thursday 8th.January 2015.

Scout Badges  is Closed  Details of where / when the Badge Shop opens will apear here.

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Scouting in Maidenhead

Maidenhead is one of the largest District in the Royal County of Berkshire with 11 Scout Groups and 1156 members (as at Jan 2014).   Most Groups have Beaver Scouts, Cub Scouts, and Scouts.  The District also has six Explorer Scouts Units and the Scout Active Support .  The Active Support members are usually ex-Scouters or retired Scouters who wish to continue their association with Scouting.

The District covers Bray, Holyport, Furze Platt, Pinkneys Green, Cox Green, central Maidenhead, Woodlands Park, White Waltham, Littlewick Green, Hurley and Cookham.  

The Scout Movement

Scouting is a worldwide voluntary movement for young people.   The Scout Movement was founded in 1907 by Lord Robert Baden-Powell.   In the United Kingdom, the youth membership boys & girls, aged between six and eighteen years is over half a million, supported by 120,000 adults.   The Movement now has over 26 million members worldwide,    Scouting in over 200 countries.   With its sister movement, Girlguiding UK,    Scouting represents the largest youth organisation in the World.

All adults in Scouting work to fulfill the Aim of the Association.

Young People First
Yellow Card is given to all leaders.
It consists of a Code of Behaviour for adults involved in Scouting.   Click Here for more details.

Scouting is run by people who freely give up their time to organise weekly activities for young people.   In addition to Leaders, there are Skills Instructors, Helpers, Administrators, Committee Members, Fundraisers and so on.   All adults in the movement undergo training depending on their role in the Movement.

Maidenhead Jamboree Scouts with Maidenhead's MP

2014 St Georges Day

The Six Scouts from Maidenhead, with Maidenheads MP Theresa May.
They are representing Maidenhead as part of the Berkshire Jamboree Unit who are going to the 2015 World Jamboree in Japan

Scouting Sections

  Beavers Scouts    6-8 years
  Cub Scouts    8-10 years
  Scouts   10-14 years
  Explorer Scouts   14 - 18 years
  18-25   18 - 25 years
  Leaders   from 18 years
  Scout Active Support   from 18 years

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