Derwentside Scouts

Derwentside District Scout Council provides activities for young people aged 6 to 25 years in the north west of CountyDurham.

The scout sections run a training scheme, covering Outdoor and Adventure, Community, Fitness, Creative, Global and Beliefs and Attitudes.

Young people also have the opportunity to gain activity badges and Challenge badges, as well as the prestigious Chief Scout Awards. Older members have an opportunity to complete the Duke of Edinburgh Awards.

Scouting is all about ‘Adventure’ and offering activities which challenge and stretch young people.

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