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

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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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10th Oct 2020

HM The Queen Bestows Birthday Honour

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1st Jun 2020

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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Upcoming events

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Avon County Jamboree – Postponed until 2021

28th May - 31st May


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North Somerset Showground - Flax Bourton

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