Skills for Life

Scouting in Durham City is supported by a dedicated team of over 70 volunteers who help to run the programme and Groups.

Welcome to Durham City Scouts

Scouting in Durham City is supported by a dedicated team of over 70 volunteers who help to run the programme and Groups.

These are in turn supported by a team at District level who provide advice and support on all aspects of Scouting from programme ideas to adult training issues.

There are currently 8 Scout Groups in Durham City and the surrounding villages: Belmont, Neville’s Cross, Framwellgate Moor, Old Elvet, Gilesgate, Brandon, Waterhouses. For further information visit the Groups page or view the map of the District.

Because of the demand for places especially in the younger sections it is not always possible to offer places in a first choice of group. If you are looking for a place please complete the online joining form and we will endeavour to find a space somewhere within the District.

Find out more

Adult volunteers

The Scouts award-winning training scheme for volunteers means that adults get as much from Scouts as young people.

Find Out More...

Latest news

View all news
25th Nov 2019

Training – Module 3

Read more
22nd Nov 2019

Adult Recruitment

Read more
21st Nov 2019

Reporting an Incident

Read more
18th Nov 2019

Module 1 – Success

Read more

Upcoming events

View all events
Event
Magic Andrew (Beavers)
When

28th Jan

Time

Evening

Location

Belmont Scout Hut

Event
Indoor Scouting Competition (Scouts)
When

06th Feb

Time

Evening

Location

TBC

Event
District Executive Meeting
When

26th Feb

Time

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Location

TBC

Find your nearest group

Search for your nearest Scout Group by entering your postcode, or the town/city you're looking for, then hit search!

Adult training

View all modules
Event
1st Response – First Aid Course
When

21st Dec

Time

All Day

Location

Nelson Hall - 19th Durham Scouts HQ

Event
Module 3 – Tools for the Role (Section Leaders)
When

20th Jan

Time

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Location

19th Durham Scout Hut

Event
Module 1 – Essential Information (Jan 2020)
When

23rd Jan

Time

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Location

1st Framwellgate Moor Scouts HQ

Do more. Share more. Be more.

Want to join the Adventure? Scouting is skateboarding, climbing, kayaking, camping, sailing and much much more.

Join Today
Scouting provides a second family to lots of young people. It’s a safe place where they can aspire and grow.'
Bear Grylls, Chief Scout Bear Grylls