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Jamboree Applications Open

12 Jul 2017











We are currently taking applications from Scouts and Explorers to join our Wiltshire Contingent for the 24th World Scout Jamboree in America, 2019.

Participants must be born between 22nd July 2001 and 21st July 2005.

Applications close on 8th September! For more info and the application form go to

Jamboree is go!

4 Jun 2017

Preparations for the 24th World Scout Jamboree in North America have started. Our Contingent Leader team have been selected and our County Jamboree Website is now live.

If you would like to attend as a participant you must be actively involved in Scouting in Wiltshire and be born between 22nd July 2001 and 21st July 2005.

The application process is two-fold. First …

Wiltshire Scout News

31 May 2017



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News is back online!

30 May 2017


Following an extended absense our News Feed is now back online 🙂

This was due to some technical difficulties we were experiencing with the site but should now be resolved and sorry it took so long!


News Items from around the County should start to flow again so check back to see what Scouting has been up to in the best County …

New County Commissioner

1 Sep 2015

Welcome to Steve Barley who took over as County Commissioner for Wiltshire on September 1st.

As I sign off after nine years in the hot seat I would like to thank all the adults who have contributed to the development of scouting in the County. Whatever your role, it has been important in the lives of thousands of young people.

My best …

57th Midwinter Expedition

10 Jul 2015

Application forms are now available for the 57th Midwinter Expedition.

The destination once again is TOP SECRET but who knows it may actually reach Weymouth this Year!


Dates – 27th December 2015 – 1st January 2016 Total cost – £200 Applicants need to be 14 years or older on the 31th of …

Celebration of Scouting

18 May 2015

A date for your diary. This years celebration of scouting will be held at the wiltshire scout centre on July the 7th 2015. It will include the annual AGM.

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Training Validations and Issue of Wood Badges in the Absence of Compass

12 Apr 2015

Once any Training or Learning has been completed the Module(s) will need to be Validated by:

The learners Training Advisor (TA) or By attending a District or County Drop-In Session with a TA or Other methods as agreed with the Local Training Manager (LTM).

The Learner should keep a copy of their updated Personal Learning Plan (PLP) so that they are aware of their …


26 Feb 2015

A person with Leadership Skills who likes having fun and would like to lead Wiltshire’s largest youth organisation, Scouting. We are looking for a new County Commissioner. If you want to help take this dynamic movement forward then this is the role for you. This requires a candidate with vision and enthusiasm.

At present we have 5300 youth members supported by …

New year message from the CC

14 Jan 2015

New Year Message from the CC

During the last few weeks I have been caught up with life outside Scouting which has caused me to reflect on life and its fragility whilst at the same time in my scout role have been preoccupied with adult issues that have detracted from the real purpose, that of providing good scouting for our young …