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  • Doing training differently in Avon - be part of our team

    Training in Avon is changing and we are looking for a new team to refresh and re-launch training across the County. The way that training takes place and the way it is delivered is changing to be more flexible and recognise busy lives in today's society. Read more

    Added 22/07/2013
  • i.Rock. Could you?

    You don't need to be able to climb the highest rock face, hold a national qualification, or even have any prior experience - all you need is a little dedication to learn to climb, abseil or use the high ropes. Across Avon there are approximately 50 authorised Scouters who provide Climbing/Abseiling/High Rope activities to members - are you interested in joining the team? Training/assessments are available throughout the year, and County kit is available for hire. Read more

    Added 11/06/2013
  • Join our Activities and Programme Team

    Join our Activities and Programme Team There are over 12,000 members of Scouting in Avon. Avon is very fortunate in having Activity Units and Support teams providing a great range of training opportunities and adventure to Young people and Adults. We are now looking to expand both the range of the provision and volunteers involved. Read more

    Added 15/05/2013
  • NEX

    Weston-Super-Mare 15th June 2013 Calling all beach boys and girls!  Following our fantastic success of NEX10 there will be more live bands, BBQ, candy floss and fierce intersection  and inter-unit competition. Those mocktails don't make themselves so if you want to make it happen, get involved. Read more

    Added 11/04/2013
  • 23rd World Scout Jamboree, Japan 2015

    Want to take on the experience of a lifetime? Do you think you have the skills to lead and support one of the most unique events Scouts around the world have the chance to experience? Happy to take on the challenge of a lot of hard work for a disproportionately fantastic amount of personal satisfaction? If you can answer 'yes' to these questions we'd really like to hear from you and hope that you will consider applying for a position in the leadership teams for the Avon County unit(s) that will be attending the 23rd World Scout Jamboree to be held in Japan in 2015. Read more

    Added 10/04/2013
  • Activities and Programme team

    A big welcome to the new "A team" filled with experienced leaders of fun filled programmes.The Programme and Support Commissioners appointed so far are: International: Andy Hobbs Major Events: Ann Parker Beavers/ Cubs: Andy Scully Radio and Technology: Rich Cumner Creativity: Adrian Cottle General Duties and Planning: Peter Smith The essence of all these roles is engaging with you the Leaders across Avon and the young people. Read more

    Added 09/04/2013
  • St George's Day Awards

    Congratulations to those achieving St George's Day Awards. The Association has a national awards system for recognising good service, length of service and special acts of heroism and bravery, courage or endurance, and devotion to duty under suffering. Read more

    Added 09/04/2013
  • New County Newsletter

    We have launched a new monthly County Newsletter.  The newsletter is sent by email to all Avon Scout contacts in the national database - including Scout Network members and over 3,000 adult volunteers as well as registered Occasional Helpers. Make sure your details are up to date on the national membership database to ensure you receive your copy. Read more

    Added 15/02/2013