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Welcome to the home of skills for life. We’re 5th Testwood Scouts.

A female leader with scouts.

We’re here for our local community, providing young people with fun, adventure and skills for life.

We’re not just talking about first aid and putting up a tent. We’re talking about teamwork, leadership, resilience and determination. Useful at work, with friends or at home.

We’ve changed. We’re more than woggles, shorts and camping.

Did you know that a quarter of Scouts in the UK are girls? Surprised? The Scouts has changed a lot over the past 10 years so discover more about Scouting today at our About Us page, or learn about our history.

Scouts are a character factory. And we count the adults too.

It’s really easy to have a go. If you’re under 25 then take a look at our sections all meeting locally. Scouts is for adults too. We wouldn’t run without our lovely adult volunteers and we would always welcome more people joining the movement. It’s super easy to volunteer, to find out more including how it can boost your CV, see our Join page.

You can get involved in so many ways, even raise money for us while you shop, without it costing you a penny more! Find out how on our Fundraising page.

What have we been up to?

Helen Glover and a group of Scouts sit in a tree near a campfire.

Keep Scouting during the summer

We learn new skills all year round. So while Scouts may not be meeting just yet, why not try a ...
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AGM 2021: Join us this Thursday to round off our year.

This Thursday the 22nd July, we invite you to our Annual General Meeting (AGM) where we round off the year, ...
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Have your say: the Scout Experience Survey

Every year, the Scouts survey young people and parents/carers to understand how young people feel about Scouts and what they ...
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