There's a big world waiting out there for you!
International activities and international understanding are an
integral part of Scouting.
Our relationships with Scouts and other organisations throughout
the world lead to better understanding of people and issues. The UK
Scout Association is part of a worldwide movement - there are Scout
Associations in 216 countries and territories and we are a member
of the World Organisation of Scout Movements (WOSM)
What better way to fulfil the aim of Scouting and the challenge
set by our founder to "leave the world a little better than you
found it"? Scouts can and do make a difference. Have a go!
Whether you're planning a straightforward camping trip, or want
to get involved in development projects that can make a real
difference, introducing an international angle into your balanced
programme is a perfect way to broaden a young person's
If you need help with:
- Getting tips on planning a trip away
- Finding out about international opportunities
- Getting a wider understanding about some of the issues
affecting the world
- Finding out about Scouting all over the world
- Taking up challenges that could see you travel around the
- Seeing what links we have all over the world to show you the
full, global, Scouting experience
Either follow the links on this page, or get in touch with your
County International Adviser, Andy Hobbs.
UK International Scouting
World Scout HQ (WOSM)
Shout About what you've been up to!
Please share what you've been up to so we can let everyone know
what a fantastic experience international scouting provides young
people (and adults)
Let me have any stories or pictures and we'll do what we can to
let all your Scouting colleagues in Avon know about your
Programme and Support Commissioner, International
In light of the recent events across the world, we have collated
a number of resources that
may help you to work with young people