One District One Movement

Scouting is the biggest mixed youth organisation in the UK and offers young people from 6-25 years the chance to make new friends, share adventures and learn skills for life.

We offer a wide range of activities and through our programme we encourage all our Scouts to do more, learn more and be more.

Welcome to Croydon District

Croydon District Scouts are based in the London Borough of Croydon and are part of Greater London South West Scout County.

We currently have 37 Scouts Groups and 8 Explorer Units with an active Scout Network. A Scout Group welcomes both boys and girls and typically consists of Beavers (6-8 years), Cubs (8-10.5 years) and Scout (10.5-14 years). To find your nearest Scout Group please scroll down for our search option. For the Explorer Units click here.

We are fortunate in Croydon to have two Scout Campsites – Bears Wood Campsite and Pinewood Scout Centre. Both offer a range of camping and various activities for both Scout Groups, Guides and other local youth organisations and schools.

Adult volunteers

The Scouts award-winning training scheme for volunteers means that adults get as much from Scouts as young people.

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Latest news

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14th Mar 2020

Coronavirus Update – 12 March

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14th Mar 2020

An important message for all Leaders and members forwarded from your District Commissioner.

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11th Mar 2020

Advice on the coronavirus

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11th Mar 2020

Attention all Leaders & members

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Upcoming events

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Event
RESIDENTIAL EXPERIENCES – CAMPING W/E
When

17th Apr - 19th Apr

Time

All Day

Location

Boidier Hurst, Boxhill Rd, Headley, Tadworth KT20 7PL

Event
Mobile Climbing Wall
When

24th Apr

Time

Evening

Location

Pinewood Scout Centre

Event
Chief Scouts Silver Award Day
When

25th Apr

Time

All Day

Location

Pinewood Scout Centre

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Put your phone down and what are you left with? Just teamwork, courage and the skills to succeed.’
Bear Grylls, Chief Scout Bear Grylls