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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  • WW1 trench
    WW1 trench
    The 11th minute of the 11th hour of the 11th November 2018 marks 100 years since the end of WW1, when a treaty was signed on Armistice Day. 1st Lightwater Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Explorers are learning what it was like by digging a replica World War 1 trench at our HQ. We started in […]
  • Remembrance Sunday 1918-2018
    Remembrance Sunday 1918-2018
    There are very few words that can fully justify this momentous occasion, where we reflected on all those who sacrificed so much for our freedom and commemorated 100 years since the signing of the Armistice Treaty at the end of WW1.
  • Bonfire and Fireworks 2018 – The Greatest Showman
    Bonfire and Fireworks 2018 – The Greatest Showman
    2018 is the year ‘The Greatest Showman’ came to Lightwater! A circus tent, complete with billboards, bunting, bulb lit signage, a human cannon and a tiger in a cage. Amazing when you think the field is completely clear at 8am the morning of the event – yes, its all built in a day thanks to […]

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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