Running a section

Useful information to help you run your section smoothly

Running a balanced programme

We’ve got plenty of resources to support leaders in planning amazing programmes, but it can be hard to work out what’s new and where to find it.

Find out more about the programme support available >

Making Scouting accessible

Scouts is an inclusive, values based movement and membership is open to all those who share our fundamental values.

Find out more about making Scouting accessible to all >

Providing adventurous activities

Outdoor adventure is a core part of the Scouting Programme. It’s about young people trying new things and getting out of their comfort zone.

Find our more about providing adventurous activities>

International Scouting

Travelling abroad and being a global citizen is a key part of a young persons Scouting adventure. 

Find out more about international activities >

Nights away

Nights away or residential events form an integral part of scouting, and are something that every young person should have the opportunity to take part in.

Find out more about nights away >

Online Scout Manager (OSM)

Online Scout Manager (OSM) was designed by leaders for leaders – to allow you to take care of all section-based administration 

Find out more about OSM >

Young Leaders

Young Leaders are a valuable resource for any section – able to bridge the gap between the young people of the section and the leaders. 

Find your young leaders >