Welcome to 1st Lightwater Scouts

What we do

Lightwater Scouts offers a unique combination of the great outdoors, adventure and fun to young people. There are a number of sections you can join, depending on your age.

Scouting enables people to experience the outdoors; interact with others, gain confidence and have the opportunity to reach their full potential.

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Why get involved?

It’s fun! Every year 450,000 young people in the UK enjoy new adventures as a part of Scouting.

The activities teach essential life skills such as leadership, independence, initiative and resilience. It’s an opportunity to try new things and make lifelong friends.

Latest News and Events

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  • Scouting through COVID – a look back at 2020
    Scouting through COVID – a look back at 2020
    Scouting through COVID – We take a look back at the challenges of 2020.
  • UK Scout Summer Camp 2020
    UK Scout Summer Camp 2020
    11-12th July 2020 was 1st Lightwater Scout group’s first ever online Summer camp; joining 120,000 beavers, cubs and scouts from across the UK to participate in a jammed pack weekend.
  • Kindness shines through
    Kindness shines through
    We are so proud of our Scouts who have been so considerate and kind in these strange times with the corona-virus. Here are some of the postcards our Cubs sent to a local hospital and nursing home. We know this is a very challenging time for all our Scouts and we are truly amazed with […]

Volunteers & Fundraising

We believe every young person deserves the chance to push themselves, to develop and grow, to be woken in their tent to the sound of a bustling camp preparing breakfast and to experience life-changing opportunities. If you do too, perhaps you would like to get involved?

Volunteer Opportunities

As a voluntary organisation we look to raise funds to maintain our facilities and equipment. Perhaps you can help us, or come along to one of our events to support us.

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