Skills for Life

The Scout Association offers fun and everyday adventure to 573,000 young people between the ages of 6 and 25 across the United Kingdom

Welcome to 1st Bookham

The Group is one of six within Leatherhead Scout District, which comprises Leatherhead itself and the surrounding villages of Ashtead, Bookham, Effingham and Fetcham.

The Group celebrated its centenary in 2009, and currently has over 200 members. It operates two Beaver Colonies, two Cub packs, two Scout troops, has a ‘partnership’ agreement with an Explorer Unit and an association with a core group of Network Scouts.

Adult volunteers

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

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11th Oct 2018

New Cubs and Scouts welcome to join!

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24th Aug 2018

Christmas Campfire Sun 9th Dec 2018 4 to 5 pm Bookham Scouting Centre

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4th Apr 2018

Congrats to Ash cubs team for winning the 2018 County Cooking Competition

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22nd Jan 2018

We are welcoming new Scouts – try one of of our Taster Adventures for free (bring a parent!). More info below

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Put your phone down and what are you left with? Just teamwork, courage and the skills to succeed.’
Bear Grylls, Chief Scout Bear Grylls