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We are currently at the yellow level of readiness. This means sections can meet face to face both indoors and outdoors and residential activities can take place with a risk assessment. For more details check out the Scout Association Website.

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County Commissioner

Greater London South West County have welcomed a new County Commissioner. Owen Purcell has been appointed County Commissioner as of 14th July 2021. 

Introduction to Owen

Volunteering. It's #GoodForYou.

Volunteering’s not just about giving back – it goes both ways. It improves your wellbeing, gives you skills for the future, and helps you make new friends (and memories).

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Our Sections

Welcome to Greater London South West Scouts, we have over 10,000 members scouting across the Richmond, Royal Borough Kingston, Sutton, Wimbledon and Wandle and Croydon boroughs. With our sections starting from Beavers, moving to Cubs and then the options of Scouts, Sea Scouts and Air Scouts all manner of activities and adventures are provided. 

After Scouts our Young people move to Explorers and onto Network. We welcome everybody to our scouting family and we are looking forward to meeting you. Please fill in our contact form and we will be in touch shortly.

What's Happening?

All the latest news for you and your Scouts!

Downsman Hike 2021

The Downsman Hike is due to go ahead in Sussex on Saturday 2nd October this year. See details below: https://downsman.com/ They are currently...

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New County Commissioner for GLSW

Owen Purcell, has officially been appointed as the new County Commissioner for GLSW. Here is a little bit about Owen, his background and what he...

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NRSA Course for Adults (Air Rifle and Pistol

There will be a course for the National Smallbore Rifle Association's Youth Proficiency Scheme Tutor Diploma over the weekend of September 18th /19th...

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Young people first: safeguarding and safety in Scouting

Wherever we go and whatever we do, we put young people’s safety and wellbeing first.

Safeguarding concerns? Contact our Safeguarding Team directly safeguarding@glswscouts.org.uk


Upcoming events

County Scout Council Meeting
5th September 2021, 10:00 - 15:30

NRSA Course for Adults (Air Rifle and Pistol)
18th - 19th September 2021

County ADC (Scouts) Virtual Meeting
23rd September 2021, 20:00

County Scout Cooking Competition
10th October 2021

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