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DC Search

8 Oct 2018

WANTED

Nominations are now needed for the role of District Commissioner for North East Wiltshire;  

This District centres around the Marlborough area and is a rural area from Tidworth in the South to Aldbourne in the North.

 The County Commissioner has asked us to start the search.

We need YOU to tell us who you think will be …

New Scout Brand

15 May 2018

On the 15th of May 2018 the Scout Assosiation launched our new brand to modernise the Organisation.  We will be working to update our website and communications streams but panic not, there is a transition period till 2020 to impliment changes locally.  Bear with us as we work towards being more Confident, Active, Challenging, Inclusive and Optomistic.

We in Wiltshire are …

Top Awards Presented

26 Apr 2018

Chief Scout Bear Grylls recognises 300 young people as Scouting’s top achievers

Three hundred Queen’s Scouts were honoured by international adventurer Chief Scout, Bear Grylls at Windsor Castle for gaining their Queen’s Scouts Awards yesterday. Bear was joined by Princess Beatrice of York.

The Queen’s Scout Award is the highest honour in Scouting and is awarded for outstanding personal achievement. This honour …

County Awards Presentations

10 Oct 2017

Last evening it was a pleasure to meet 26 amazing Young people from Wiltshire Scouts who attended a presentation Evening at Marlborough Town Hall. Each was presented with achievement awards from the Chief Scouts Gold Award, the highest award for the Scout Section up to the Queens Scout Award, the highest for Explorer and Network Scouts.

It was great to hear …

Scouts In Space………..

5 Oct 2017

Did you know that two-thirds of all current and former astronauts have been involved in Scouting? Take a look at these incredible links between Scouts and space as we celebrate World Space Week:

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Scout Community Month

2 Oct 2017

Welcome to Scout Community Month! This month, we’ll be celebrating the community action you’ve taken with your young people as part of A Million Hands, as well as sharing some new ways to get involved.

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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 www.WiltshireJamboreeUnit.org.uk.

Umphakathi expedition

4 Jul 2017

 

 

In July 2017 eleven Scouts from across Wiltshire will be joining other scouts from Hertfordshire, Newcastle Under Lyme and Suffolk in an international Expedition to South Africa to work alongside scouts from Mafikeng and Lesotho to working with Charities in impoverish areas to improve the quality of life for Vulnerable and orphaned young children. Whilst their they will be undertaking …

New DC’s for Wiltshire North

25 Jun 2017

The CC would like to announce that, following an extensive search, we have found two experienced leaders in Steve Ball and Ian Mackenzie to take over from John Islip as Joint District Commissioners for Wiltshire North District. There will of course be a period of handover and induction and therefore it has been agreed that Steve and Ian will take …

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 …