Can girls join Scouts?
We're proud to be an organisation that supports young people of all genders. Girls can join Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Explorers and learn the life skills they need to succeed.
In fact, over 25% of young people who take part in scouting in the UK are female! And according to World Scouting, more than 14 million girls are participating in scouting worldwide.
Can young people with additional needs join Scouts?
Scouting is designed to be flexible, and to support all young people to take part and reach their full potential. We welcome young people with a range of additional needs, and work hard to support them to take part in activities at Scouts.
Volunteers work in partnership with the parents or carers of young people to make adjustments and provide the right support.
Can over 18s join Scouts?
You can still join Scouts if you're over 18 years old, by taking part in Network, which is open for young people between the ages of 18 and 25. You can also join scouts as a volunteer once you're over 18, or as a young leader before you reach 18.
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