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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, 3rd September 2019 19:30:00
Finance Sub Group Meeting
Alfreton Fire Station
Wed, 4th September 2019 19:30:00
ADC Beaver Scout Meeting
Alfreton Fire Station

MOved from the 11th September.

Tue, 10th September 2019 19:30:00
County Commissioner's meeting.
Alfreton Fire Station
Mon, 16th September 2019 19:30:00
Appointments Committee Meeting
Venue TBC
Thu, 19th September 2019 19:30:00
LTM Meeting
Alfreton Fire Station
Fri, 20th September 2019 18:00:00
Module Training - 38 Residential Experiences
Bemrose Centre, Drum Hill
Tue, 24th September 2019 19:30:00
County Executive Meeting
Alfreton Fire Station
Wed, 25th September 2019 19:30:00
ADC Scout Meeting
Alfreton Fire Station
Thu, 26th September 2019 19:30:00
Appointments Committee Meeting
Venue TBC
Sat, 5th October 2019 09:30:00
Module Training 12a/b, 15, 19.
Dronfield District HQ, Wreakes Lane

12a/b Balanced Programme - 09:30-11:30

15 Promoting Positive Behaviour - 11:30-13:00

19 International - 13:30-15:30