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One of seven Districts in South East Scotland Region

Badge of East Lothian District


Badge of East Lothian District

One of seven Districts in South East Scotland Region

East Lothian covers the area of the local authority of East Lothian Council.  It is responsible for the Scout Groups and Explorer Units in the District.

The District Commissioner is John Hannah.

East Lothian News

East Lothian YL Training – a fresh start

Assault courses, tying themselves in knots and lots of biscuits are some of what the Young Leaders in East Lothian were up against. They all came out on a snowy Sunday to learn how they could take their Young Leader skills to the next levels with some Module A and E...

Andrew Green, Regional Executive member

Getting to know the members of the South East Regional Executive Committee Andrew Green has been the Chairman of East Lothian District for four years. Prior to that, he was on the Executive Committee of the Haddington Group, and in the last century was a sailing...

Could you be your District’s first ADC for Youth Involvement?

Are you passionate about helping young people shape Scouting in partnership with adults?  Then this could be the role for you! This is a new and exciting role in each District in South East Scotland. A key pillar of the Vision 2018 is that Scouting will be shaped by...

YLs in Sections – East Lothian

Young Leaders with Beavers, Cubs and Scouts Young Leaders are an extremely useful resource for the younger sections.  The experience of being a Young Leader is also extremely rewarding, particularly if all the training is completed, and Young Leaders are one of our...

Lifetime Achievement Award for Volunteering

Congratulations to Liz Wilson, District Commissioner in East Lothian, for winning a Lifetime Achievement Award at YouthLink Scotland’s Youth Worker of the Year Awards 2015. Isabel McNab, the Regional Commissioner, nominated Liz under the Uniformed Youth Worker of the...

Chilling out at Kielder

Dunbar Scouts survive Wintercamp at Kielder! Dunbar Scout Troop took 13 Scouts on their third visit to Wintercamp, three of the Scouts having attended each year. The Scouts enjoyed many activities from dodgems to backwoods cooking, tank driving to laser shooting. "We...