Skills for Life

Our district is made up of 20 scout groups, of which we have 2 sea and 1 air scout group. We also have 3 explorer units for 14-18 year olds and a network unit for 18-25 year olds.

Welcome to Bristol South

*** STOP PRESSS*** – Tickets for the District Gang Show 19-22 Feb2020 are available via the Events page link above.

Hello and Welcome to Bristol South Scout District, this ‘new’ website is ‘growing’ and therefore not all pages may have full information displayed. Please fell free to browse or use the ‘Contact’ page to get in touch.

Our district  covers the Bristol South Area which includes Ashton, Bedminster, Bishopsworth, Hartcliffe, Stockwood, Whitchurch, Hengrove, Knowle and across to Brislington.

We are part of the world wide family of Scouting which has around 31 million members across the world!

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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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22nd Dec 2019

Award Congratulations

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29th Oct 2019

District Celebration Event – 28 Oct. 2019.

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22nd Oct 2019

Could YOU be our District Commissioner?

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11th Aug 2019

District Annual General Meering 2018-19 Minutes/Reports

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Upcoming events

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Avon Scouts – Annual Cooking Competition

09th Feb


9:00 am - 2:00 pm


Keynsham Scount HQ

Bristol South District Gangshow

19th Feb - 22nd Feb


7:30 pm - 9:30 pm


Bedminster Down School

Rickard Shield & Golden Boot Competition 2020

14th Mar - 15th Mar


All Day


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