Welcome to 1st Lightwater Scouts

What we do

Lightwater Scouts offers a unique combination of the great outdoors, adventure and fun to young people. There are a number of sections you can join, depending on your age.

Scouting enables people to experience the outdoors; interact with others, gain confidence and have the opportunity to reach their full potential.

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Why get involved?

It’s fun! Every year 450,000 young people in the UK enjoy new adventures as a part of Scouting.

The activities teach essential life skills such as leadership, independence, initiative and resilience. It’s an opportunity to try new things and make lifelong friends.

Latest News and Events

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  • Top awards in scouting!
    Top awards in scouting!
    Wow! Ten of our cubs all got the top award in their section recently – silver. We’ve also had many beavers gain their bronze award and a number of scouts receive their gold award. Well done all!
  • Waingunga Cub Camp 2019
    Waingunga Cub Camp 2019
    A hot July, but Father Christmas still came to visit us this camp! Complete with chimney, tree, xmas dinner and even stockings. A fun filled weekend in the New Forest where amongst other things we crate stacked, climbed, shot arrows, camouflaged ourselves, raced go karts, ran obstacle courses, went on a night hike and had […]
  • Seeonee Cub Camp – Longridge 19′
    Seeonee Cub Camp – Longridge 19′
    What a brilliantly wet camp and this time it was nothing to do with the weather! Under the glorious sunshine our Cubs built rafts, canoed, went on paddle boards and other craft. Pitching tents and an amazing campfire made the weekend a great success.  If you’ve never heard of the ‘moose, alpaca’ song then best […]

Volunteers & Fundraising

We believe every young person deserves the chance to push themselves, to develop and grow, to be woken in their tent to the sound of a bustling camp preparing breakfast and to experience life-changing opportunities. If you do too, perhaps you would like to get involved?

Volunteer Opportunities

As a voluntary organisation we look to raise funds to maintain our facilities and equipment. Perhaps you can help us, or come along to one of our events to support us.

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