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Providing Active Spport in Derbyshire

Welcome to the page for Scout Active Support in Derbyshire

Here, updates and details will be provided of Scout Active Support activities and events in Derbyshire

Active Support is a group of adults who have one thing in common - a wish to support Scouting. Scout Active Support welcomes men and women of all ages, interests and backgrounds. There is no need to have been involved in Scouting or Guiding before, all that is required is a willingness to give some of your time to Scouting. In return you will make friends and be able to join with others doing whatever you decide. Scout Active Support has its own social and activity programme.

The aim of Scout Active Support is to "Provide Active Support", with the emphasis being very much on supporting the youth programme in an active manner, at all levels of the Association from the local Scout Group to National level.

What do we mean by "Active Support"

Active Support encompasses the talents of the former Scout Fellowship, whether it is physical, mental, geared to a particular technical skill or general support. It could be as a badge examiner, a Training Adviser to new leaders, catering for courses, running pioneering courses, assisting with hill walking, rock climbing etc. We all have something to offer as far as supporting Scouting is concerned whatever our age or ability.

In fact, active support means just about anything!

Scout Active Support is a large part of the 'backbone' of the Scout Movement - supporting the young people and voluntary leaders wherever help is required. The key to our success is our flexibility - we're here to help.

How do I join Active Support?

If you want to actively support Scouting by joining Scout Active Support, we will give you details of Scout Active Support groups near you if you fill in this form.

If you need to contact me, please use the contact form.

Jean RoulinsonActive Support


The Scout Active Support eNews is now available direct from the Scout Association website
Older editions are available below in the Downloads section


Upcoming Events

Tue, 5th November 2019 19:30:00
Finance Sub Group Meeting
Alfreton Fire Station
Thu, 7th November 2019 19:30:00
LTM Meeting
Alfreton Fire Station
Wed, 13th November 2019 19:30:00
County Executive Meeting
Alfreton Fire Station
Sat, 16th November 2019 09:30:00
Module Training 16, 17, 13
Bemrose Centre, Drum Hill

16 Intro to Residential Experiences - 09:30-10:30

17 Running Safe Activities - 10:30-13:00

13 Growing the Movement - 13:30-15:30

Sun, 17th November 2019 09:30:00
Module Training 5, 8, 9, 18
Bemrose Centre, Drum Hill

5 Fundamentals - 09:30-10:30

8 Leadership - 10:30-11:30

9 Working with Adults - 11:30-12:30

18 Practical Skills - 13:00-16:00

Thu, 21st November 2019 19:30:00
ADC Scout Meeting
Alfreton Fire Station
Sat, 23rd November 2019 10:00:00
Youth Council Meeting
Venue TBC
Sun, 24th November 2019 09:00:00
District Commissioner's meeting.
Centenary Centre, Swanwick
Thu, 28th November 2019 19:30:00
Appointments Committee Meeting
Venue TBC
Mon, 2nd December 2019 19:00:00
Kinder Walk Meeting
Alfreton Fire Station