South East Scotland Scouts logoSCOUTS

Fun and adventure for boys and girls 10½ to 14

Scouts logo

Scouts are boys and girls aged 10½ to 14 who meet together to do lots of games, badges and activities, indoors and outdoors.
To find out more about Scouts see: Scouts (Scotland).
For information about the programme for Scouts, see the Scouts UK page: Scouts.

Joining Scouts

If you are a Cub and 10½ to 11, your Cub leaders should be able to arrange for you to move on to Scouts. Otherwise, to find a Scout troop near you, use our “Join Scouting!” link.

Scouts enjoy team-building game at Bonaly

Parents and Carers

We encourage all parents and carers to take an active interest in what is going on with all sections, including Explorers. If you would like to help see our information for adult volunteers.

FAQ for sections

Where do I buy the uniform/necker?

You should check with your section leader what you need and where to get it.  Some sections arrange to sell uniform items directly to their members. Otherwise, if you are buying the uniform yourself, you can buy from the Midlothian District Scout Shop . Alternatively,...

Is there a waiting list at my local Group?

Waiting lists vary from location to location. Please go to: Scouts UK website "Get involved!". Enter your postcode first, click "go", click "Yes, contact me", fill in your details and finally click "send". This information will be sent to a Scout contact in our Region...

What does Scouting cost?

Prices vary from location to location. The usual practice is to collect this through a termly subscription with additional costs for activities, events, trips and camps. Speak with the local section leader to find out specific costs.

News about Scouts

82nd Craigalmond – a great year

82nd Craigalmond Scouts & Sea Scouts (Cramond) - review of 2017 The Santa Sleigh going around the streets of Craigmount and Drumbrae, exciting children and raising money for charity, was the last event in an action-packed year for the Troop. The year...

157th Braid Scouts Clean Up!

The 157th Braid Scouts have been making an impact in their local community, working in partnership with the Scottish Waterways Trust. The Scottish Waterways Trust works to create brighter futures for people, wildlife and communities along Scotland's canals.  In March...