Skills for Life

Our District is made up of 20 Scout Groups, of which we have 2 Sea and 1 Air Scout Groups. We also have 3 Explorer Units for 14-18 year olds and a Network Unit for 18-25 year olds.

Welcome to Bristol South

NEWS of our forthcoming ‘virtual’ District Annual General Meeting on 7th July 2020 can be found by going to the ‘News’ section of this website via the link at the top of the page or click here.


With the ongoing suspension of ‘face to face’ Scouting activities please see the Scout website and Facebook groups (below) for ideas for online activities at a distance. Try some of these we hope you have fun and Stay Safe (follow the advise, see links below) until we can all meet again. Coronavirus advise
Coronavirus – FAQs – – for advise on the management of the ongoing situation. – for advise and the requirements for the return to Face To Face Scouting when sanctioned. for Scouting based activities during social isolation/distancing #TheGreatINdoors – Information & FAQs leaders, executive members and helpers (private group).

Avon County Jamboree –  Postponed Until 2021

PLEASE READ e-mail from Tim Kidd, UK Chief Commissioner 16-03-2020 ‘Suspension of Scouting Activities’ – see NEWS page via link above.

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Latest news

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1st Jun 2020

NOTICE OF: Bristol South District Scout Council AGM 2019-20

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17th Apr 2020

Bristol South Gang Show 2020 – updated

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16th Mar 2020

Suspension of Scouting Activities

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21st Jan 2020

Scout Active Service Unit

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Upcoming events

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Bristol South District AGM

07th Jul


7:30 pm - 9:30 pm


Online Zoom Meeting - details to follow

Avon County Jamboree – Postponed until 2021

28th May - 31st May


All Day


North Somerset Showground - Flax Bourton

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